The essential journalist news source
East Yorkshire chicken business’s successful Food Safety and Quality audit

East Yorkshire chicken business's successful Food Safety and Quality audit


A Yorkshire Wolds poultry company is celebrating after passing its BRCGS audit with flying colours.

During a recent audit, the team at Middleton on the Wolds business, Soanes Poultry gained AA+ grade status against Issue 9 of the BRCGS certification programme that is globallyrecognisedas a benchmark for food safety management systems and best practice for product safety and quality. 

Soanes Poultry's Head of Technical, Diana May, is delighted with the news: "Congratulations to the team for their partin the successful AA+ grade.This result was achieved because of everyone's hard work and our constant year-on-year improvements, which means our customers can have complete confidence in all of our products.

"As our business continues to grow, BRCGS is a vital accreditation for underlining our reliability to potential customers and demonstrates that we are achieving the highest standards of safety, quality and legal compliance."


Soanes Poultry was founded by Tom Soanes and has been rearing and preparing chicken since 1947. It sells its Yorkshire-reared chicken to butchers and independent retailers throughout Yorkshire and to wholesalers and catering butchers nationwide.




Photo:L - R Terry Goodlad, Diana May and Khaleesah Danjuma The technical team


For more information or to arrange an interview withDiana May,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on;


Direct line:01430 871360

Mobile:07971 961574






Notes to editors


1.      For more information aboutSoanes Poultry, please

2.      For more information about BRCGS, please visit