All five Loffredo facilities SQF Level 2-certified - The Packer

All five Loffredo facilities SQF Level 2-certified

02/06/2013 03:15:00 PM
Andy Nelson

Des Moines, Iowa-based distributor Loffredo Fresh Produce has achieved SQF 2000 Level 2 certification at all five of its Midwest facilities.

The company achieved the distinction in 2012, said Mark Hersh, quality assurance and food safety manager.

“Loffredo was the first Pro*Act member to achieve SQF 2000 level certification,” Hersh said.

In addition, Loffredo’s Des Moines facility’s fresh-cut processing plant has earned SQF Category 14 certification, Hersh said.

The company’s facilities in Omaha, Neb.; Kansas City, Mo.; Rock Island, Ill.; and Madison, Wis. all are certified in SQF categories 25 and 26.

“The multi-facility aspect is a unique achievement unto itself, and takes a lot of dedication from senior management,” Hersh said. “Many corporate entities are already setting deadlines for their suppliers to be GFSI certified, and I feel that Loffredo is a couple of years ahead of the pack.”

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Des Moines  |  February, 22, 2013 at 09:22 AM

woot woot

Des Moines  |  February, 22, 2013 at 09:32 AM

This is very rewarding as an owner to see what great dedication by alot of people I can't sit here and mention of the countless hours and work that they put into this......I am very very proud of this entire company

Angie Gonzalez    
Kansas City  |  February, 25, 2013 at 07:48 AM

Way to go Loffredo Fresh!

Leonard Felix    
Camas, WA  |  March, 18, 2014 at 08:34 PM

Congratulations. A well run company reflects well on the industry and the nation. Good to see you recognized.

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