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Renfro Foods Receives Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 Certification
FORT WORTH, Texas – Dec. 3, 2013 – Renfro Foods, makers of the Mrs. Renfro's brand of specialty salsas, sauces and other products, recently completed the rigorous Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 – HAACP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) Certification process.
Trusted worldwide, the SQF certification program ensures that products have passed thorough international standards for food quality and safety by the Safe Quality Food Institute. SQF is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world who require a rigorous, credible food safety management system.
To achieve certification, Renfro Foods was required to implement and/or upgrade the following comprehensive quality and food safety programs: Document Control, Management, Good Manufacturing Practices, Pest Control, Food Safety, Supplier Approval, Good Laboratory Practices/ Quality Control, Production, Customer Quality/Complaint Management, Shipping/Receiving, Sanitation, and Maintenance.
"This was a long, three-year process for us, requiring a six-figure investment. We are very proud to have successfully completed the certification process," said Doug Renfro, president of Renfro Foods. "We are confident that our food quality and safety standards will continue to meet or surpass expectations."
About Renfro Foods
Renfro Foods is a second- and third-generation family business founded in 1940 in Fort Worth, Texas, as a packaged spices and pepper sauce business. It later expanded to include syrup, jellies, preserves and chow chow, and then salsa. Today Renfro Foods is known for its innovative line of award-winning Mrs. Renfro's products, which come with a simple and tasty recipe right on the label. Renfro Foods manufactures a variety of salsas, sauces and relishes, including more than 30 Mrs. Renfro's products distributed through leading supermarkets, gourmet foods stores and gift shops in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean, the U.K., and Spain. For more information, please visit www.renfrofoods.com, on Facebook (Mrs. Renfro's Gourmet Salsas) and Twitter (@mrsrenfros).