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Metro Retail gets quality seal



The Metro Alabang team composed of (from left) Warehouse Sr. Receiving Checker Robert Robert Sesbreño; Fresh Team Leader - Meat and Poultry Jhonrel Valdez; Procurement Officer Marvin Soto; HR Liaison Officer Cristina Ballesteros; Supermarket Manager Irene Montemayor; Sr. Quality Control and Sanitation Supervisor Jomari Morales; and Engineers Heyrold Ragudo, Engineering Supervisor Dario Co, and Mechanical Section Lead Rey Geraldino. / Photograph courtesy of Metro Retail Stores

Supermarket and department store chain Metro Retail Stores Group Inc. has been certified anew for meeting the highest sanitary and food safety management standards, a development seen as crucial at a time when Covid-19 continues to pose serious threats to public health. The recertification is for Good Manufacturing Practices and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points.

This covers the Fresh section that comprises Meat, Poultry, Seafood, and Fruits and Vegetables of Metro supermarket’s branches at Metro Alabang and Metro Market! Market! Taguig in Metro Manila as well as Ayala Center Cebu and Metro Mandaue City in the Visayas.

The auditing was conducted by the British Standards Institution Group Philippines Inc. and SGS Philippines both global leaders in providing benchmark of quality and integrity through inspection, verification, testing and certification.