We understand that you – and your customers – need to be confident in the quality and safety of your foods. Earning and maintaining that confidence is our highest priority, and we enforce the strictest safety protocols to achieve it.
Our distribution and storage facility operates under programs that monitor product temperatures, ensure proper product rotation and follow manufacturing guidelines for the storage of each product type – all managed by a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI).
Programs are also in place to ensure product quality and safety through proper supply chain management, including:
All food safety programs implemented by General Produce are developed from a risk-based approach using HACCP principles, and meet current regulatory requirements as well as SQF certification.
Additionally, our facility is routinely inspected by FDA, USDA, California State, Sacramento County and Sacramento City agents as required by health and food safety regulations. General Produce is also certified as an Organic Produce Handler by Oregon Tilth.
As an agricultural business, we share a deep sense of stewardship for the land and its resources. As a multi-generational family business, we have a duty to operate in such a way that the next generation inherits a responsible company and a healthy planet.
To achieve this, our business practices integrate all facets of sustainability: social, economic and environmental. Guided by our core values of integrity, honesty, personal relationships, diverse expertise, stewardship and innovation, General Produce demonstrates our commitment to sustainability in the following ways:
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