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When we say quality, we mean it.

Delivering consistent quality standards, product safety, and legality.

The Townview technical team excels sourcing and supplying high-quality meat, seafood, dairy, frozen, and ambient products globally. Our strict protocols, memberships, and accreditations with the world’s leading certification bodies offer our customers a solution to rigorous quality and technical standards.

By only working with suppliers and partners who require these accreditations, Townview ensures our supply-chain network consistently fulfils its legal and quality obligations, providing complete protection for the end consumer.

Discover more about our certifications below:

BRC Agents and Brokers

BRC is a leading safety and quality certification program used by over 22,000 certified suppliers in 123 countries. The standard combines globally recognised systems and protocols to ensure food safety along the food chain.

Key elements include:

  • Interactive communication.
  • System management.
  • Control of food safety hazards through pre-requisite programmes and HACCP plans.
  • Continual improvement and updating of the food safety management system.

Find out more about the BRC at https://www.brcgs.com/

Download our BRC membership certificate here.

Red Tractor

Recognised for world-leading standards, Red Tractor is the UK's largest food standards scheme and the only scheme to cover food production, animal welfare, food safety, traceability, and environmental protection from farm-to-pack.

As a whole-chain scheme, starting at the farm, Red Tractor has strict standards for all steps in the food production chain, including transport, livestock markets, food processing and packing.

Find out more about Red Tractor at: https://redtractor.org.uk/

Download our Red Tractor membership certificate here.

RSPCA Assured

RSPCA Assured operates independently from the food and farming industry. Recognised by the government as a higher welfare scheme, all RSPCA Assured farms animals are provided with:

  • Enough space to move around.
  • A good diet.
  • Comfortable bedding.
  • Things to do to exhibit their natural behaviours.

RSPCA's welfare standards cover all of an animal's life, from their health and diet to environment and care.

Find out more about RSPCA Assured here: https://www.rspcaassured.org.u...

Download our RSPCA Assured membership certificate here.

Soil Association

The UK's largest organic certification body, with over 50 years of experience, the Soil Association has higher organic standards than required by the EU Organic Regulation in key areas:

  • Delivering the highest levels of animal welfare
  • Protecting human and animal health
  • Safeguarding the environment and protecting the interests of organic consumers

No farming system has higher levels of animal welfare than farms working to Soil Association organic standards.

Find out more about the Soil Association here: https://www.soilassociation.or...

Download our Soil Association membership certificate here.


Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) works with scientists, fisheries, seafood producers and brands to develop standards and promote sustainable fishing globally.

The MSC is the only wild-capture fisheries certification and eco labelling program that meets best practice requirements set by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) and ISEAL, the global membership association for sustainability standards.

Find out more about the MSC here: https://www.msc.org/uk


The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is responsible for certifying environmentally and socially responsible seafood. ASC standards address the critical environmental impacts of farming, set requirements for workers' rights, and protect communities surrounding certified farms.

Based on best practices and sound science, ASC standards are measurable, metric and performance-based. They are applied globally to farming systems covering a range of locations, types, and scales of operations.

Find out more about the ASC here: https://www.asc-aqua.org/

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Our Technical Team is always ready to secure and expand to new certificated standards to meet specific customers' needs.

If you have a specific Technical question, please feel free to send us an email.

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