Food Safety First

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Identify problems before they happen! Our audits identify any gaps or non-compliances and will recommend appropriate corrective actions to address issues identified. Our Food Safety Auditing standards are set against current food sector codes of practice. Our auditing program gives you peace of mind and allows you to focus on other elements of your business.

We carry out food safety audits to suit your business. Our trained auditors carry out internal audits against standards such as BRC, retailers’ brand standards and all relevant food safety legislation.

What our clients like about our audits:

  • Identifies problems before they happen, by proactively managing food safety issues.
  • Independent evaluation of their Food Safety Management System giving a detailed measurement of food safety performance.
  • Identifies any gaps or non-compliances and makes recommendations for best practice.
  • Enables continuous improvement.
  • Helps in preparation for third party audits or accreditations. Audits are unannounced, giving a realistic overview and keeps staff on their toes!

Comprehensive audits start from €350. Contact us for a detailed quote. (Additional milage charge may be applicable).

HACCP Management

It is a legal requirement that all food business have a food safety management system. Enlitened can help you develop and implement a robust food safety management system (HACCP). It will be developed in a user friendly way so staff can understand and implement it on a daily basis.

Calories on menus

You love food, we love food, and your customers love food – but they also care about their health.

When you work with Enlitened, both you and your customers are empowered to make smarter food choices.

Why put calories on your menu?

  • Meet consumers expectations, 96% of consumers want to see calorie information on menus.
  • Gives you a competitive edge over similar businesses in the area.
  • Opportunity to review acceptable portion sizes, leading to cost reductions and less waste.
  • The government has committed to make calories on menus mandatory for food businesses.
  • Shows transparency. Transparency Triumphs!
  • Help your consumer to make healthier choices.
  • Studies have shown less calories are consumed when they are displayed on menus.
  • Lower calorie options on menus can increase sales.

New Product development

We can help you to develop your product from concept through to launch. We can assist in areas including:

  • Product development
  • Nutritional/ingredient improvements
  • Packaging sourcing
  • Nutritional information
  • Shelf-life studies
  • Costings
  • Pack labelling in accordance with regulations.


Need help with labelling? We have got you covered!

  • Menu labelling – get accurate information for your menu, including allergen declarations or calorie information.
  • Pack labelling for your product – ensure your pack label is fully compliant with all the information that is legally required.
  • We can also help with setting a shelf life and full nutritional information for your product.

Food Safety Training

All those working in the food industry are legally required to undertake food safety and HACCP training (E.C. Regulation 852/2004, Hygiene of Foodstuffs). Employees are a company’s greatest asset but can also be their greatest liability if adequate training is not provided.

Enlitened, a licensed trainer with the Environmental Health Association of Ireland and the National Hygiene Partnership, delivers the highest standard of training to your staff at each stage of their career development. Training is tailored to suit the individual need of the client. Training can be carried out on
site, on-line, or at a location convenient to you.


Food Safety Training Level 1

The aim of this 3-hour course is to provide food workers with adequate training in the basic principles of food safety.

On completion of Food Safety Training Level 1, participants will understand their responsibilities under Irish food safety legislation. This course gives an overview of best work practices and how they should be implemented.

It is recommended that participants progress to Level 2 training once they have become familiar with implementing the principles learned at Level 1.

Who should attend?

Newcomers to the food industry. Those who have light food handling responsibilities in the workplace.

Course Program

  •  Introduction to Food Safety and Hazards
  • Introduction to HACCP
  • Monitoring
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cleaning
  • Pest Control
  • Allergen Awareness

Price €60

Food Safety Training Level 2

The aim of this one-day course is to provide food workers with adequate training in the basic principles of food safety. It covers the necessary skills required to practice HACCP effectively in the workplace.

Who should attend?

This program is designed for all food handlers, chefs and supervisors involved in the preparation of
food for public consumption (i.e., cafés, shops, hotels and healthcare settings).

Course Program

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Microbiological Hazards
  • Food Contamination
  • HACCP From Food Delivery to Storage
  • HACCP From Food Preparation to Cooking and Service
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Premises and Equipment
  • Pest Control
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Food Safety Law and Enforcement

Price €99

Food Safety Training Level 3

On completion of this course, you will be able to formulate and implement a comprehensive food safety management system in the workplace. You will have achieved the standard necessary to organize the necessary training for their staff.

Participants will be fluent in both the principles and practices of effective food hygiene management.

This course is run over 3 days. There is a 2-hour written examination on the final day. Participants are also required to submit a project one month after completion of the Management of Food Hygiene course. This qualification is the first step to becoming a Food Safety Trainer.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for food business owners, managers, head chefs, and those with responsibility for the implementation and management of food safety and HACCP. It is a requirement that at
least one person in each food business has a Level 3 qualification. The National Hygiene Partnership however recommend that at least two managers or chefs in each business should have this

Competence in Food Safety Training Level 1 and Level 2 should be demonstrated before progression to Level 3.

Course Program

  • Basic Microbiology, Food Poisoning & Food Borne Disease
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Purchasing, Delivery and Storage
  • Food Preparation and Cooking & Reheating
  • Holding, Display, Service and Preservation
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Food Safety Legislation
  • Pest Control
  • Design and Construction of Food Premises and Equipment
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point
  • Training Documentation and Records
  • Course Revision and Examination Information

Price €450

Unsure which course is right for you? Contact us and we would be happy to discuss.

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