TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY SAFE
At Snowcrest Foods, we’re committed to supplying frozen-fresh products that are 100 percent safe for consumption. We operate in accordance with all federal, provincial and other legal requirements. Detailed written procedures covering all processes critical to ensuring product safety and quality are reviewed regularly & audited to insure they are being adhered to. Our food programs, policies and procedures follow the strictest guidelines set out by the organizations below.
GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY INITIATIVE / SAFE QUALITY FOODS 3000 PROGRAM (SQF) –
A comprehensive food safety and quality management certification system for food manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors. Its mission is to deliver consistent, globally-recognized food safety and quality certification programs based on sound scientific principles, consistently applied across all industry sectors and valued by all stakeholders. Snowcrest Foods is honoured to have received the highest level of certification for food safety and quality.
ECOCERT ORGANIC CANADA
The certification body for sustainable development in Canada. Organic certification is based on traceability; a verification of production methods according to organic standards all along the food chain. Products are certified and appear on the organic certificate following a voluntary inspection. Fruit products certified include Wild Blueberries, Mango Chunks, Berry Blend and Sliced Strawberries.
GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE (GMP)
A system for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards. It is designed to minimize the risks involved in any pharmaceutical production that cannot be eliminated through testing the final product.
BC KOSHER CHECK
Kosher refers to a religious dietary practice rooted in Jewish tradition. Kosher certification is a process by which a company ensures their food is kosher or, in other words, fit for consumption by observant Jews.
A regulated system that recognizes organic agriculture products. Snowcrest Foods is certified by Canada Organic.
GUELPH FOOD TECHNOLOGY CENTRE (GFTC)
Covers the Prerequisite Program requirements that are commonly outlined by various regulatory bodies such as CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency), FDA (Food & Drug Administration) and Codex.
HAZARD ANALYSIS CRITICAL CONTROL POINT (HAACP)
A management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.
Provides assurance of genuine halal products through deployment of inspectors to inspect, regulate, monitor, supervise and label halal consumables from their sources to the consumer.