March 19, 2010, Bell Foods acquired ISO 22000: 2005 certification for all of our locations and products.

Out of our desire to give customers peace of mind and satisfaction in our role as a food product producer by supplying safe and high quality products, we established a "Food Safety Policy" and acquired ISO 22000: 2005 certification for all of our locations and products on March 19, 2010.

ISO 22000: 2005

ISO 22000: 2005 is an international set of specifications designed to consistently supply safe food products to consumers. To that end, it incorporates a PDCA cycle for management system specifications like ISO 9001 in a Prerequisite Program (PRP) and CODEX HACCP framework.

* See Japan Management Association Quality Assurance Registration Center (JMAQA) website

What is HACCP?

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
HACCP is a hygiene control method that continually monitors and records important points for preventing the outbreak of hazards in all process steps from raw material intake to production and shipping.

See Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website

Food Safety Policy

In order to be able to constantly supply the safe and trustworthy products that customers and society want, we observe the following principles.

  1. Our employees are aware of the obligations they must uphold as food chain members (placing safety and reliability first).
  2. We engage in thorough communication within the company and to outside sources.
  3. We comply with laws and regulations related to food products.
  4. We constantly improve our food safety management.
  5. In order to always supply ever safer and more reliable products, we strive for personal improvement with ever deeper self-improvement.