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Simply Fresh Fruit Awarded Top-rated 'A' Grade Food Safety Certification

Joins a handful of U.S. companies to adopt Global Food Safety Initiative Standards

 
PRLog - Feb. 14, 2013 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Simply Fresh Fruit announces that the company has exceeded food safety expectations under the Global Standard for Food Safety, receiving an “A” grade in a certification issued Feb. 8, 2013.

The BRC (British Retail Consortium) Certification, whose standards evolved into the global benchmark for best practices in the food industry, certifies that Simply Fresh Fruit uses safe processes for preparing and packaging its fresh-cut fruit products. Under the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 6, Simply Fresh Fruit is certified as a business that strives to eliminate risks for food contamination and maximize energy efficiency, all while providing a delicious and safe product.

“After investing in specialized training, updating our facility to include state-of-the-art and energy-efficient equipment, we are excited to receive this certification,” said Bill Sander, President of Simply Fresh Fruit. “This achievement represents another step in our continuing effort to improve and provide delicious, safe, fresh cut fruit for the foodservice and retail grocery industries.”

As a leader in food safety, Simply Fresh Fruit is the only California-based fresh fruit company to receive BRC certification, according to the BRC Certified Sites database.

According to the Global Food Safety Initiative, the certification process “provides a high degree of confidence that food safety management systems are adequately designed, implemented and maintained.”

With the added confidence of the BRC food safety certification, Simply Fresh Fruit will participate in a national and expanding market for fresh-cut fruit supply to foodservice professionals and retail grocers.

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ABOUT SIMPLY FRESH FRUIT: Simply Fresh Fruit offers the most extensive line of fresh cut fruit available, and is one of the largest fresh-cut fruit providers in the U.S. Our made-to-order fruit is hand cut and organically sanitized to ensure the highest quality. Our ripe and savory fruit blends offer a convenient and delicious way to add fresh ingredients to your plate.

ABOUT BRC GLOBAL STANDARDS: The BRC Global Standards (http://www.brcglobalstandards.com/) are a leading global safety and quality Certification program, used throughout the world by over 18,000 certificated suppliers in 90 countries through a network of over 80 accredited and BRC recognized Certification Bodies. The BRC Global Standards are widely used by suppliers and global retailers. They facilitate standardization of quality, safety, operational criteria and manufacturers’ fulfillment of legal obligations. They also help provide protection to the consumer.

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