From the service we provide to the food we supply, Charles Saunders is a name you can trust and we’re incredibly proud of our accreditations.

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We have the BRC Storage & Distribution certification. Aimed at companies involved in the storage and distribution of goods, this globally recognised Standard is designed to ensure best practice in the handling, storage and distribution of products and to promote continuous improvement in operating practices. It covers the storage and distribution of food, consumer goods and packaging and applies to all forms of transport. We are proud to display the BRC badge to let our customers know the efforts we make to ensure product safety and integrity through the supply chain.

Seafish make it their mission to support a profitable, sustainable and socially responsible future for the seafood industry.

The Fairtrade Foundation is an independent, non-profit organisation set up in 1992 by Christian Aid, Oxfam & Traidcraft. Licensing the use of the FAIRTRADE mark on products, it offers you the reassurance that a “fair” minimum price has been paid for the crop and ensures disadvantaged farmers and workers in developing countries get a better deal.

The Soil Association is a charity that works with everyone to transform the way we eat, farm, and care for our natural world. We do this to support a future with good health, in balance with nature, and a safe climate.

We build real solutions from the ground up. For the last 75 years, we’ve worked with citizens, farmers, policy makers and businesses, supporting them to explore the vital relationship between the health of soil, plants, animals and people. Because the only way to solve the issues we face is to understand that they are all connected – and that food, farming and forestry are a vital part of the solution.

We’re supporting, collaborating and campaigning; finding solutions and joining forces to build a better world, together.

Our charity helped to establish, and has ongoing involvement in:

We’re also a lead partner in several programmes you might have heard of that work directly with communities to deliver positive change and hopeful solutions, including: Innovative Farmers, Sustainable Food Places, Food For Life Get Togethers, and more.

The CHSA represents more than 200 manufacturers and distributors of away from home cleaning and hygiene products, from global multinationals and national networks to privately owned independent businesses.

The CHSA Accreditation Scheme combines a number of schemes and rigorous code of practice, which guarantees all members trade ethically, quality products, and makes sure what’s on the box is what’s in the box.

As a Member of the Accreditation Scheme for Distributors, we only sell products accredited within our Accreditation Schemes for Manufacturers of cleaning and hygiene chemicals, paper-based and woven products, plastic-based products and cotton-based products, or those that conform to the relevant standard. We also guarantee products not covered by a CHSA Accreditation Scheme for Manufacturers conform to the clear and rigorous commitments of the Code of Practice.

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Our team is on hand to help you with anything you may need. Telephone lines are open 7:00am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday, and we have an answering phone from 6:00pm to 10:59pm in the evenings and at weekends (9:59pm on Fridays).

Armstrong Way
Great Western Business Park
BS37 5NG


01454 338130

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