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SAFETY

Safety is the Number One Priority of Simply Fresh Fruit

 

Achieving Food Safety Excellence, One Fruit at a Time

Simply Fresh Fruit is proud to be in compliance with FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and also with the expectations of Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) via BRC Global Standards. Simply Fresh Fruit is dedicated to providing delicious fruit that is safely prepared in a controlled environment by highly trained individuals. The BRC and GFSI are paving the way for companies like Simply Fresh Fruit that want to be ahead of the curve in food safety. Benchmark grades are determined by thorough third-party audits and detailed inspections of processing and packaging methods. The BRC standard helps Simply Fresh Fruit to constantly work towards achieving the highest standard in food safety by minimizing contamination risks. 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 food service professionals and retail grocers.

Safety practices

Training is taken very seriously at Simply Fresh Fruit. We supervise our employees to meet and exceed all safety requirements in preparing our fruit
products. Cleanliness is key at our facility, and all fruit is prepared with the highest-quality sanitation procedures.

 

Our suppliers and contractors also meet the high expectations for safety at Simply Fresh Fruit. All incoming products are inspected for defects and contamination, and any product that does not meet the required standards is rejected immediately. Our equipment is kept clean and is inspected on a schedule to ensure that everything is according to approved codes and legislation. 

 

We strive to provide the absolute best for our clients and customers. Safe, tasty products of the highest quality require the most rigorous safety measures, and we work tirelessly to ensure the products leaving our facility are clean, safe and delicious.

Employee Safety 

Employee Safety is also a top priority at Simply Fresh Fruit. Our state-of-the-art equipment meets all required codes of safety and sanitation, and our employees are committed to follow all safety procedures. Simply Fresh Fruit closely follow OSHA standard safety practices regularly. Routine in-house safety inspections combined with on the job training, seminars, and a commitment to employee feedback are some of the key tenements to guaranteeing our employees a safe work-space while offering our customers a safe product.

Environmental Safety 

 

Simply Fresh Fruit is committed to wise environmental stewardship based on careful work planning, diligent implementation, thoughtful assessment of performance and desire to improve over time. Simply Fresh Fruit takes great care to comply with all applicable environment laws, regulations and other environmental obligations. 
 
We additionally strive to be a sustainable company, working towards a waste-free process via use of recycling packaging material, warehouse waste, and leftover fruit product. Simply Fresh Fruit maintains an internal standard that all employees have a level of knowledge and understanding appropriate to their environmental responsibilities and are aware of actions they can take to reduce their impacts individually, as well as a
company.

Food Safety

Food Safety is the primary objective at Simply Fresh Fruit, with clean manufacturing areas and labs to inspect, clean and approve the fruit that comes through the facility. Each lot of fruit is carefully checked before being approved to enter the processing areas. In addition to multiple washing processes, the fruit will reassessed before being hand-cut by our highly-trained fruit cutters, guaranteeing a 100% usable product every time.

HACCP Plan & Inspection Plan

 

Simply Fresh Fruit has done a hazard analysis to evaluate all steps of the process from receiving of raw material to the shipping of the finished product. This evaluation incorporates all steps in the process to identify potential biological, chemical, physical and radiological hazards and to assess their significance (severity and likelihood of occurrence) and ensure that hazards identified as severe and reasonably likely to occur are addressed as Critical / Preventive Control points in the HACCP/PCP plan. We ensure that all critical / preventive control points identified in our 45,000 square feet of
refrigerated space are managed properly at all times.

 

Trained technicians monitor all products from when they arrive at our facility, through all preparation processes, until they are shipped.  They also ensure that Sanitizer is always kept at optimal and safe levels, water is tested for contaminates that may harm our products, and the products are at the optimal temperatures. Continually monitoring our HACCP systems ensures that Simply Fresh Fruit products are always safe and delicious.