The Quality Organisation under Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Kerala for Audit and Certification of HACCP System

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR HACCP CERTIFICATION (NCHC) is a Quality organisation of Government of Kerala providing professional & cost effective assessment, audit and certification of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) System for food industry and other food-related vendors.

What is HACCP?

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is an internationally accepted technique for preventing microbiological, chemical and physical contamination along the food supply chain.

The HACCP technique does this by identifying the risks, establishing critical control points, setting critical limits, and ensuring control measures are validated, verified and monitored before implementation.

The effective implementation of HACCP will enhance the ability of companies to: protect and enhance brands and private labels, promote consumer confidence and conform to regulatory and market requirements.

Who can use HACCP?

All businesses involved in the food supply chain from producers to retailers can use HACCP. Enterprises include, but are not restricted to, those linked with:  

 Fruits & Vegetables

 Meat & Meat Products 

 Dairy Products

 Spices & Condiments

 Fish & Fishery Products

 Cereals

 Nuts & Nut Products

 Restaurants

 Bakery & Confectionary

 Fast Food Operations etc.

 Hotels