Farm to Fork Food Safety
In increasing numbers, major North American retailers are requiring food safety certification from their suppliers, in accordance with requirements from the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). GFSI is a collaboration of the world’s leading food safety experts, representing a broad range of participants in the supply chain from primary producers to retailers. Their goal is to establish a credible food safety management system providing assurance that a product, process or service complies with regulatory, international and scientifically proven standards for safety.
The Safe Quality Foods Program (SFQ) and SFQ certification is administered by the SQF Institute, a division of the Food Marketing Institute based out of Arlington, VA. SQF certification proves compliance with the food safety standards as mandated by the GSFI. Thousands of companies in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, along with the Group of Savoies Companies, have received SQF certification, providing assurance that a product, process or service complies with regulatory, international and scientifically proven standards for safety. In addition to a focus on food safety, SQF certification allows The Group of Savoies Companies to demonstrate our excellence in adhering to the highest standards of preparation, processing and handling.