ASI LLC Joins Kiwa Group to Expand Food, Feed, Farm Certifications in US

ASI LLC Joins Kiwa Group to Expand Food, Feed, Farm Certifications in US

<![CDATA[RIJSWIJK, THE NETHERLANDS, December 1, 2022 – Today, global testing, inspection and certification (TIC) company Kiwa announced the merger with St. Louis-based ASI LLC to the Kiwa Group to strengthen Kiwa’s U.S. footprint significantly in providing Food, Feed & Farm certifications.ASI, a leading food safety solutions company located in the Midwest region of the U.S., has provided farm-to-fork food safety solutions since the 1940s. Based in St. Louis, America’s epicenter for consumer packaged goods, ASI offers a full suite of safety and quality services to the food and beverage, dietary supplements and, most recently, cannabis industries.“Kiwa and ASI share similar customer-first business values and follow the same business model when it comes to testing, inspection and certification. By joining the Kiwa family, we’re combining their wide portfolio of accreditations and services (BRC, IFS, FSSC, PrimusGFS, GLOBALG.A.P., Rainforest Alliance, MSC/ASC, Organic/USDA and many others), their global business network and expertise with our client network in farm-to-fork food safety to assist our growing client base in North America even better,” said Charray Williams, CEO of ASI.“Not only is this merger increasing our notoriety as a historically family-owned operation, it also strengthens ASI being privy to the evolving certification needs of emerging industries. Our accredited CSQ (Cannabis Safety and Quality) standard for the legalized use of cannabis ingredients into (food) products in the US market is an example of us capturing evolving certification needs. We are excited to share these types of cutting-edge insights with the Kiwa team, as well as supporting them globally with our SQF expertise in various countries across the globe, especially in Australia,” said Tyler Williams, CTO of ASI. Tyler Williams will officially succeed Charray Williams as CEO Jan. 1, 2023, and will lead the expansion of Kiwa and ASI in the Food, Feed & Farm sector in North America.From pre-harvest to…

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