What is ISO 22000 Certification?

ISO 22000 is an international standard that defines the requirements of a food safety management system covering all organizations in the food chain from “farm to fork”. ISO 22000 is a standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing with food safety. ISO 22000 is also used in the Food Safety Systems Certification (FSSC) Scheme FS22000. FS22000 is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) approved scheme. ISO 22000 is a generic food safety management system standard. ISO 22000 aligns with other management systems, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, to enable effective systems integration. . The ISO 22000 standard clarifies requirements and standards of food safety across national borders and throughout the supply chain.

Who can apply for ISO 22000?

ISO 22000 is a truly international standard which suits any business in the entire food chain, including inter-related organizations such as manufacturers of equipment, packaging material, cleaning agents, additives and ingredients.
ISO 22000:2005 is also relevant for companies which seek to integrate their quality management system, for example ISO 9001:2008, and their food safety management system.
ISO 22000 can be used by any organization directly or indirectly involved in the food chain including:
o Farms, fisheries and dairies
o Processors of meats, fish and feed
o Manufacturers of bread and cereals, beverages, canned and frozen food
o Food service providers such as restaurants, fast food chains, hospitals and hotels and mobile caterers


Since ISO 22000 is a generic food safety management standard, it can be used by any organization directly or indirectly involved in the food chain. It applies to all organizations in the food chain. It doesn't matter how complex the organization is or what size it is, ISO 22000 can help ensure the safety of its food products.

Benefits of ISO 22000 certification

• Increased operational efficiencies due to defined food safety management system
• Increased customer satisfaction as food safety norms adopted by the company ensures safety & hygiene of food.
• Increased legal compliance with national food safety norms like FSSAI & others.
• Reduced operational cost due to reduction in wastage & increase in efficiency.
• Improved risk management through greater consistency and traceability of products.
• ISO 22000 put hazard controls in place across your food supply chain.

ISO 22000 certification process

The process of registration follows three simple steps: o Company has to apply for ISO 22000 certification. Application for registration has to be made by completing the FSMS questionnaire of De System o Assessment / Audit to ISO 22000 is undertaken by De System in two stages known as the Initial Certification Audit (Stag-1 & Stag -2). o Registration is granted by De System and maintained by the organisation. Maintenance is confirmed through a programme of annual surveillance audits and a three yearly re-certification audit.

Why to choose De System for ISO 22000:2005?

De System is a pioneer food safety certification registrar of India. We have a team of qualified food safety expert from different food industry segments. All our food safety auditors are certified ISO 22000:2005 lead auditors / assessors. We are leading ISO 22000 Certification Company of India. De System is customers first choice for ISO 22000 certification in Delhi. We are one of best ISO 22000 certificate providers / iso 22000 certification agency in Delhi. We have certified more than 1000 companies for food safety management system (ISO 22000:2005 / HACCP). Our ISO 22000 certificate is recognised in international market. More and more food businesses are requiring that their suppliers have a food safety management system in place. So contact us today for food safety management system certification (ISO 22000:2005 / HACCP).