Buyer's Guide - Handling Briess Bags


Handling Briess Bags

Properly handling and storing Briess bags will help avoid rips, tears and other problems that may cause ingredient loss. Recommendations for properly handling bags of Briess ingredients include:

1) When moving or handling bags of Briess ingredients, grasp and hold bags firmly by the sides or the ends (top photo).

2) Moving or handling Briess bags by the “ears” at the top or bottom of the bags can cause them to tear or break (second photo).

3) Dropping or throwing bags can cause them to tear or break.

4) When stacking or otherwise handling bags of Briess ingredients, avoid sharp objects that could puncture or tear them.

Please report problems with Briess bags

Briess regularly conducts strict quality control inspections throughout our facilities to assure all bags are properly sealed and free of tears prior to shipping. But issues may arise with packaging after it leaves our facilities. If this happens and you experience problems with Briess bags, please contact us immediately and provide as much information as possible about the situation.

1) Call Briess immediately. Your Briess representative can help you gather information we need to identify and resolve the problem. Keep her or him informed about the information and evidence you will be providing.

2) Gather information, take pictures and send us the bag. When did you notice the problem? Was the bag received damaged or was it damaged while being handled? Is the problem with the seal or did the bag tear? Any details and pictures you can provide will help. Also, call us. We may ask you to send the entire bag or the part of the bag that you are experiencing problems with.

3) Locate the bag manufacturer’s code. Bag manufacturers print codes on each bag they make. This information is usually located on the back of the bag. Refer to the pictures in the chart below for tips on where to locate bag manufacturer's codes.

4) Locate the Briess bag number and product label. Briess prints its own number on each bag. In addition to the Briess bag number, all information from the product label should be recorded and reported to Briess as well. Refer to the pictures in the chart below for tips on where to locate the Briess bag number.

Bag Manufacturer's Codes

Bag manufacturer's code

Bag manufacturer's code


Briess Bag Numbers and Product Labels

Briess bag code

Briess bag code

Briess bag code

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