Get in touch
Get in touch

Food hygiene and safety solutions for your business

Innovative hygiene solutions to help food processing businesses ensure high hygiene standards to protect staff and equipment.

Working with the largest food and beverage companies around the world, we understand the need to maintain the highest levels of hygiene throughout the organisation. To support personal hygiene policies and practices that help prevent contamination, ensure good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliance and support quality assurance. 

We also understand, more than ever, that employees need to feel safe in their working environment and that hygiene measures are in place to help reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses and prevent colleague illness.

As the experts in hygiene, with operations in over 60 countries, we work in partnership with our customers to deliver innovative, integrated hygiene and wellbeing services to protect colleagues and business reputations.

Supporting food and beverage companies with services that raise hygiene standards

Initial offers the widest range of serviced solutions to provide a 360 approach for safer working environments. Our experts will assess your sites and advise how and where hygiene solutions should be provided to maximise usage and protection.  

Services inside and outside the washroom are delivered by our highly trained technicians, discreetly and at a frequency that meets your individual site's needs. And our dedicated Global Account management team coordinates all local teams to ensure consistent services and a single point of contact for full issue resolution.


Supporting food processing businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

With innovative hygiene expertise, Initial can help food retail businesses deal with the effects of COVID-19 and keep employees protected from the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses.

Delivering hygiene with complete confidence

Reassure employees and customers that your premises are not just clean, but hygienically safe too.

Helping you prepare for the new world

Read our return to work ebook for help getting your office ready for the new normal.

Specialist disinfection services

We offer disinfection services, via our sister company–Rentokil, tailored to your office’s needs.

Ensuring high levels of hygiene in food processing

Our industry-leading solutions are backed by data and scientific evidence. We provide innovations such as intelligent no-touch dispensers, industry-leading consumables and highly effective air hygiene solutions that can help protect the health and safety of your customers and staff.


Integrated hygiene

Take advantage of Initial’s tailored approach for better hand, surface and air hygiene solutions to protect and prevent illness. Our experts will assess your sites and advise where hygiene solutions should be placed to maximise usage and protection.

Personal hygiene

Support good hand hygiene practice, aid GMP compliance and protect patients, colleagues, premises and reputations with Initial’s solutions for handwashing, drying and sanitising. Our award-winning Signature range, used in conjunction with our highest-quality consumables, supports better hygiene standards.

Air protection

Reducing the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19 and other diseases is critical. Our VIRUSKILLER™ and InspireAir 72 HEPA 13 air purifiers are designed to improve air quality and stop the transmission of infectious diseases, making indoor spaces safer for everyone.

Disinfection services

Use our precautionary disinfection services to help maintain safe workplaces. Our highly trained technicians provide professional and regular disinfection services to protect your business against infectious bacteria, viruses and disease. Our experts will assess your sites and advise where hygiene solutions should be placed to maximise usage and protection.

Cost-effective and reliable

Our services and solutions reduce consumable waste, provide ongoing value, lower running costs and enable predictable expenditure. Flexible service scheduling ensures solutions are stocked correctly and available when you need them.

Service transparency

Our online service portal, myInitial, provides full service history and account information to keep your team fully in control. Service information is captured in real time at the point of service and is available to view immediately.

Good hygiene practice is vital to the health of your staff

Operations managers can ensure the highest possible hygiene standards to protect the health of staff and visitors and the impact on staff morale and the company image. Initial’s hygiene solutions are expertly designed to meet the needs of your facility and ensure your business remains hygienic and productive.


Hand hygiene

An award-winning range of hand hygiene products, as well as hand soaps and sanitisers, formulated to be highly effective against bacteria and viruses.

Surface hygiene

Our surface hygiene services disinfect and sanitise surfaces, equipment and floors with effective solutions that can kill 99.99% of bacteria and viruses.

Air hygiene

Clean, safe air is more important than ever. Our air purification solutions can remove up to 99.85% of airborne particles including respiratory droplets.

myInitial: your online hygiene portal

Discover our easy-to-use online customer portal that supports hygiene management of single or multiple sites.

Industry insights

The journey of the germ in food processing and preparation

Pathogens that can go on to cause food-borne diseases can stem from a number of sources in food processing that can then be spread by cross-contamination, such as from

Gloves vs no gloves- the transmission of pathogens

There is clear evidence to suggest that gloves in food processing and other areas of the food industry do not always prevent pathogens from spreading

How do you reassure your employees that they are hygienically safe?

People now have a far greater expectation of what needs to be provided for their safety at work

How air hygiene can protect workplaces from COVID-19 and other viruses

Filtering pathogens from the air will be a necessary first step to prevent infection, reduce ill-health and keep you safe at work.

Pest control services

Innovative pest management solutions from our sister company, Rentokil to support your business needs.

Global account management

Comprehensive, tailored hygiene solutions to protect your people and enhance lives.