Champion Petfoods presented with 2017 Global Market Program Award

Presented by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Champion Petfoods is pleased to announce that its DogStar Kitchens have been awarded with the 2017 Global Market Program Award.

GFSI is an industry-driven initiative providing leadership and guidance on food safety management systems throughout the world. The Global Market Program Award is the first of its kind from the GFSI which recognizes companies globally who have leveraged the Global Market Program from beginning to end.

Champion Petfoods DogStar Kitchens just recently received the Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification which qualified them for this award. The GFSI Global Market Program Award is one of the highest food safety achievements in the world for both human and animal food industries.

“We are truly honored to be recognized with the 2017 GFSI Global Market Program Award!” said Frank Burdzy, President & CEO, Champion Petfoods. “It is a tremendous accomplishment for our DogStar Kitchens to be recognized for our food safety processes globally. This is a testament to our team’s commitment to food safety and building trust with pet lovers everywhere.”

Champion Petfoods makes Biologically Appropriate foods which mirror the evolutionary diet of dogs and cats, feature unmatched inclusions of fresh regional ingredients, and are prepared exclusively in the company’s own kitchens. It is the mission that allows Champion to build trust with pet lovers in over 80 countries.

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