Welcome to Aluzar Systems Consultants!

FOOD INDUSTRY

BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

HEALTH INDUSTRY

Your partner in Food Safety solutions

FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

Our food safety training solutions range from beginner to expert level.
Basic Food Safety, GMP, HACCP, FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, GlobalG.A.P., BRC, IFS, Internal & Supplier Auditing, Food Defence, Food Fraud, Food Safety Culture and more...

FSMS IMPLEMENTATION

Do you need to implement any of the following Food Safety Management Systems? We can help!
BRC, FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, GLOBAL.G.A.P., HACCP, GMP, GFSI INTERMEDIATE, IFS and more...

FSMS DOCUMENT TOOLKITS

Documents play an integral part of any FSMS and are a head-scratcher for many small and big businesses. Our FSMS toolkits are a big time saver and help during the tedious journey of compiling the necessary documents for Food Safety Management Systems like FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, BRC and GlobalG.A.P.

AUDITING

Our auditing services include Internal Audits, Ethical Audits (SMETHA, SIZA, GRASP), GAP Audits, Supplier (2nd Party) Audits, GMP Audits and Hygiene Audits.

FOOD TECHNOLOGY GUIDANCE

We can assist our clients in the food, beverage and health industries with food technology guidance on complex issues such as product development, export arrangements, testing, verification and labelling.

FSMS DOCUMENTATION UPDATES & MAINTENANCE

We offer a convenient service to clients who do not have the means to employ highly qualified food safety and quality management system experts. After achieving certification, the challenge would usually be maintaining certification and ensuring full compliance at all times. We have an affordable and convenient solution; the consultant retainer packages. This solution allows clients to have access to a consultant at all times (depending on the package).

PUBLIC HEALTH CONSULTING SERVICES

We work with corporates, health care facilities, NPOs, international organisations, investors and government agencies to provide advisory services to improve the health of targeted populations. Our services focus on providing technical advice on hygiene, disease prevention, epidemiology advisory, health policy formulation, conducting research and disease prevention. Our Public Health Consultants work with clients to understand their needs and assist in ensuring the implementation of their programmes to improve the health outcomes of the targeted population. Please note we do not provide any clinical medicine consulting services.

INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PEST CONTROL SERVICES

Do you need cost-effective industry-specific pest control services?
Our pest control services are designed to cater for the specific needs of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

Important industry news and updates

BRC Issue 9 is coming!

According to the BRCS, a revision of the Standard is underway with the new Issue 9 due to be launched in August 2022.

Certification against Issue 9 will commence from 1 February 2023.

GlobalG.A.P. IFA V6 is coming!

Citrus

On the 2nd of August 2021, GlobalG.A.P. announced the release of IFA V6 is underway. The highly anticipated IFA V6 will first be released as a voluntary interim standard in April 2022, while its final version will be published in August 2022.

This means that the standard will grant producers an opportunity to make a transition and conversion up until April 2023 when IFA V6 will be obligatory.

As soon as IFA V6 becomes obligatory in April 2023, all three versions, i.e. V5.2, V5.3 and V5.4 GFS, will cease their operation and validity.

Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters (R638)

Food handling premises

Regulations R962 was replaced on 22 June 2018 by Regulations R638 and came into effect on 22 June 2019. 

This regulation applies to ALL food handling premises, including beverages. If you own a food handling premises you must be in possession of a Certificate of Acceptability (COA) and comply with the new regulations’ requirements.

Establishment of Statutory Measure and Determination of Levies on Dried Vine Fruit (R1299)

Raisins

The statutory measure was published on 11 December 2020 and came into operation on the day of publication and will lapse after 4 years.

Regulations Relating to Coffee, Chicory and Related Products Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa (R1154)

Coffee

The regulations were published on 30 October 2020 and will come into operation 12 months after publication.

Regulations Relating to Tea and Related Products Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa (R1153)

Tea

The new regulations were published on 30 October 2020 and will come into operation 12 months after publication.

Compulsory Specification for Processed Meat Products (VC 9100)

Processed meat

The new regulations came into effect in October 2019.

These new regulations are intended to enable inspection of meat processing plants. 

The body that will be tasked with inspections is The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications ( NRCS).