JOSEPH FLACH & SONS Limited
Joseph Flach was born on 28th December 1857 in the city of Aschaffenburgh, Bavaria, Germany. Joseph founded the firm of Joseph Flach & Sons from an office in the City of London in 1882.
Throughout the years we have progressed from a small office in London, through several different warehouses in London, then to a warehouse located in Peterborough and most recently to our new much larger warehouse facility which gives us great opportunity to expand and develop.
We are extremely proud of our roots and maintaining our core values is intrinsic to our future success.
ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System
Joseph Flach & Sons Ltd joined ISO 22000, the Food Safety Management System for organisations in the food chain, farm to fork. Becoming certified to ISO 22000 allows us to demonstrate to our customers that we have a food safety management system in place.
Food Safety Policy Statement
Each of us at JFS has a moral obligation to safeguard each other, our Customers and the Environment by aspiring to operate a safe, injury free and healthy workplace providing products that are always safe to eat and to minimize the impact on the Environment.
Certificate of Conformity
Joseph Flach & Sons Ltd of 24 & 25 Maxwell Road, Peterborough, , Cambridgeshire, PE2 7JD has satisfied the requirements of the UFAS Universal Feed Assurance Scheme and is Certified for the following processes and activities: The merchanting of feed.
We’re members of Sedex, a world leader in sustainable business practices that operates in 170 countries across the globe. Our membership allows us to access an array of different tools and data to help us become more sustainable, a responsibility we take extremely seriously. Joining Sedex is just one part of our mission to become a more environmentally-friendly organisation.
BRCGS Storage & Distribution accreditation
We’ve been awarded storage and distribution accreditation by the BRCGS – a globally-recognised standard encompassing safety, resilience, forward planning, organisational maturity and product flexibility. This certification means you can have full confidence in our supply chain; no matter your requirements, Joseph Flach & Sons Ltd can deliver on them.
Health and Safety
In addition to the above, JFS Ltd is also a member of the Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce.
Forced or involuntary labour is totally unacceptable anywhere and JFS will play no part in this abuse of human rights.
No employment of children except in circumstances that protect their legal rights, protect them from physical risks and do not disrupt their education.
Respect the rights of employees to join legally recognised labour unions.
Prohibition of any form of harassment in the workplace.
Support for all we employ in a happy and valued work environment.
All our employees get their birthday off as a free day of additional holiday so they can spend it with family and friends.
We aim to pay our staff well and look after them. Their wellbeing and happiness matters immensely to us and we see them as a part of the our family.
Respect for Differences
JFS is totally committed to offer any opportunity for employment or promotion based on merit, irrespective of factors such as gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, nationality or age.
We value people for who they are, their personality, their skill, their engagement and their loyalty. People matter and their wellbeing is paramount and we will do what we can to positively influence those that we can.
Opportunity for Development
We value our people highly and want them to reach their full potential while enjoying working with us and so we will encourage and support any training and development that may be useful for them and expand their horizons and capabilities.
Ethical Trading Policy
JFS is committed to ensuring that our relationships with our people, our suppliers, our customers and our environment are ethically as well as commercially sound.
Because most of our products are naturally grown material our support of sustainability is inherent.
JFS uses a supplier of electricity that sources 90% of its supply from verified renewable sources.
Living is Giving
We like to try use the success of our business to do something positive beyond JFS. We can’t save the World, but we can help some people and some organisations and we aim to do this both very locally helping those in need, nationally through well-known charity organisations and internationally on specific local projects.
Our support of these charities and not for profit organisations is a mix of direct project sponsorship, regular ongoing support of local worthy organisations and donating to well known name charities.
Every year each member of our team also has the ability to nominate their own special charity for our support and JFS is delighted to make a donation to those charities chosen.