Caribou Coffee vs Fazer Group Essay

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Introduction

The Caribou Coffee Company is a company based out of Minneapolis, MN with almost 500 Company-owned locations. With locations in 16 US states and the District of Columbia, as well as in several countries outside the United States. The company policy stats, does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion or sexual orientation. Our benefits package includes domestic partner benefits for those employees who work more than 20 hours per week.

The Fazer Group is a company most known for its chocolates but has many “taste sensations”. The company says its vision is to be the leading food and service company on defined markets. They want to grow in all its businesses building on its brands. They also
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Fazer Group

There really isn’t a great example for the auditing standards for the Fazer Group other than GRI. However I did come up with a situation that would explain what I think the auditing standards are. An audit was conducted in Fazer Mill & Mixes which was part of Fazer Group. AIB (American Institute of Baking) inspected in October the quality control methods of the mill, mixing plant and flour expedition. The result of the assessment totaled 840 points, which is 15 points more than last year. The measurements follow an international scoring system for the milling industry. The result achieved by Fazer Mill & Mixes is excellent in international comparison.

AIB audits are part of a food safety program built on the principles of continuous improvement. The program focuses especially on the development of safety and hygiene. That year, special attention was paid to plans for repelling potential external threats. ‘Patient long-term quality work to satisfy the most demanding customers in the field is our passion! Now, the company will need to keep up with its good work,’ Director of Fazer Mill & Mixes Pekka Mäki-Reinikka sums it up as “Fazer Mill & Mixes has done well in AIB audits before, too. The first AIB audit in Fazer Mill &
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