Safe Food Factory is a not-for-profit organization (2014), aimed at establishing a community about hygienic production of Food, Feed and Pharma.
The food industry is very diverse. Over more than 130 different production processes are described on Safe Food Factory. Producers, policy makers, machine manufacturers, engineers and hygiene experts provide reliable and up-to-date information concerning codes of practice, products and process management.
In addition to the maintaining the website, Safe Food Factory, together with several industry players, regularly organises seminars and workshops. This can be for particular areas of focus, such as recently organised for the Association for Cold Storage (KNVVK), or together with the Machine Manufacturing Group (GMV) and the Dutch Welding Institute (NIL) a workshop on hygienic welding.
Safe Food Factory is not satisfied with just an appealing story, but encourages thorough research. In the area of the website accessible to members only, research reports, including factual and verifiable data and material can be found.
Safe Food Factory also provides Engineering Handbooks for food companies to enable engineers, machine builders and installers to read up on the specific requirements with which their products or services have to comply. These manuals are directly linked to the current legal requirements and the relevant parts of the codes of practice.
All in all, Safe Food Factory is a knowledge platform by and for professionals in the food industry.