The CII Award for Food Safety, was launched by CII in 2010 to promote internationally benchmarked practices on Food Safety in Small, Medium and Large Food Businesses and build capacity in the food chain. The Award is one of its kind and focuses on Food Safety Maturity Assessment to promote excellence.
This Sector specific Award program is open to Indian food businesses in the Small, Medium & Large Scale category, for various segments such as Bakery, Beverages, Catering, Confectionary, Food Testing Laboratory, Meat & Poultry, QSR, Snacks & Savouries, and Spices & Sauces. In the year 2019-20, a total of ~1400 operating units have participated for the program.
ITC-ABD- Spices team has bagged award for "Outstanding performance in food safety, under Spices & Sauces" for its Integrated Sterilization and Grinding (ISG) facility within 2 years of unit inception.
ABD-Spices team received award for its meritorious performance in Export of Spices by Spice Board. This recognition is provided for excellence in export of Spices from India. Mr. Sanjeev Bisht, Business Head of Spices Business, ABD, received this award from Hon'ble Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu on 08.12.2018, in the presence of Prof. K.V. Thomas , Hon'ble MP, Ernakulam.
ABD-Spices team received CII Food Safety Award - 2018 for "Significant Achievement on Food Safety" for its Integrated Sterilization and Grinding plant in Guntur. A total of 1344 applicants participated, amongst which 43 were selected for food safety awards in different categories. Spices has got the 2nd highest recognition in overall order and Highest in Spices category. The Award is received from Rita Teaotia, Chairperson, FSSAI, Pawn Kumar Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI, Ms Mariam Eid, Vice Chairperson, Codex Alimentarius Commission.