Industry Accreditations

Industry Accreditations

BRC Accredited

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, Issue 8
The industry-leading internationally recognised standard for food safety systems. Cobell have held BRC accreditation since 2008, and have achieved the new top AA grade for issue 8.

BRC Agents & Brokers
Cobell is certified against the new BRC Agents & Brokers standards providing the perfect complement to our BRC Food Certification.


Soil Association

Soil Association Organic Standard
Cobell is certified for the production and sale of organic products by the Soil Association, a pioneer in the field of organic products and arguably still the most comprehensive and widely respected standard in the industry.

Fair Trade Accreditation

Fairtrade Certified
Cobell is registered with the Fairtrade Foundation for the production and sale of Fairtrade-certified ingredients, allowing us to offer our customers a range of fruit products with proved ethical providence.

Investors In People
Cobell achieved Investors In People accreditation in 2009 and are proud of the recognition this give of our commitment to development of our staff as a key resource, ensuring we are equipped to provide truly world-class service and ingredients.

Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance
Cobell is registered with Rainforest Alliance, enabling us to supply ingredients from sources with a demonstrable commitment to sustainable agriculture in harmony with one of our greatest natural resources.


Association of International Juice and Nectar
Cobell is a subscription member of the AIJN, the professional body for European producers of processed fruit products. The AIJN is world-renowned for technical expertise, and indeed the comprehensive standards are used by producers around the globe.

British Soft Drinks Association

British Soft Drinks Association
Cobell is a member of the British Soft Drinks Association, the trade body for all aspects of the country's soft drinks producers, allowing us to share knowledge and skills with producers of everything from sparkling water to Scottish Raspberry Juice.


British Fruit Juice Association
Cobell is a member of the BFJA, the industry body for the UK's fruit juice and puree producers, providing a focal point for sharing knowledge, skills and resources with associates from specialist growers through to the country's largest processors.


Leatherhead Foods
Cobell has been a member of Leatherhead Foods for a number of years, providing an almost unparalleled resource of in-depth technical and regulatory support on everything from on-pack labelling to HACCP and microbiology.


Cobell is a member of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, the leading organisation for businesses committed to responsible sourcing and improving conditions for all parties involved in the supply chain.


LGC proficiency testing scheme
Formerly known as the Laboratory of the Government Chemist, LGC operate ring-testing schemes allowing direct comparison of our analytical accuracy with other companies and the UK's designated chemical and biochemical National Measurement Institute.

5 a Day

Cobell is a member of the 5-a-day scheme, allowing us to use the logo on registered products to demonstrate at a glance how a tasty smoothie or refreshing juice blend can also help achieve a balanced, nutritious diet.

British Assessment Bureau
Cobell has been accredited with OHSAS 18001 certificates (including the coveted ‘Crown & Tick’ mark) for managing health & safety and to demonstrate our commitment to caring for our people.