|Contact: Gael Orr, Communications Manager Phone: (585) 468-2535 x35||May 26, 2010|
Once Again Nut Butter
12 S. State St., P.O. Box 429
Nunda, NY 14517-0429
Phone (585) 468-2535
Fax (585) 468-5995
Once Again achieves highest level certification for safe quality foods
Nunda, Ny, april 23, 2010: Once Again Nut Butter was awarded the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) 2000 Level 3 Certification. Level 3 Certification is the highest Safe Quality Foods Qualification that can be attained.
Safe Quality Foods is one of the most effective food safety management systems. The SQF Program is a leading global food safety and quality certification and management system. The Program provides independent certification that Once Again Nut Butter’s food safety and quality management system complies with international and domestic food safety regulations.
} Demonstrates Commitment to Safety and Quality.
} Addresses Food Safety Requirements.
} Compliance with regulatory and product traceability requirements.
} Engages in responsible Good Manufacturing Practices.
} Practices the “due diligence” principle.
This program is Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) based meaning that our critical control points are being verified by inspection and documentation. Assisting documents include: chemical control, equipment calibration, good manufacturing practices, carrier inspections of incoming and outbound trailers and environmental monitoring etcetera. All are held to the highest standards. One of the highlights of Once Again Nut Butter is our testing protocols. We test all incoming raw ingredients to insure quality, and we test all finished products. We engage in statistical sampling to insure product safety. Finished products are not released to the public until full analyses are completed. Food retailers and manufacturers seek suppliers who are SQF Certified because of the increased brand protection, consumer confidence and loyalty.
We are able to assure you that our nut butters have been produced, processed, prepared and handled according to the highest possible standards, at all levels of the supply chain. Once Again Nut Butter is a brand you can trust…we spread integrity.
To access information regarding our certification, you may log on at: www.sqfi.com