Boardman Foods operates a state-of-the-art BRC High Care line that supplies the safest high-quality agricultural products to food manufacturers.
Our dedicated team considered every detail in the planning and design of the equipment to minimize food safety risk at every process step — from blanching and freezing to defect removal and packing — ensuring you can rely on our ready-to-eat vegetables in your recipes.
Promoting Food Safety
We have implemented a state-of-the-art defect removal program and have an onsite microbiological testing facility, plus state-of-the-art storage facilities and an efficient waste disposal system that support our food safety programs.
PLANNING FOR SAFETY
Food safety culture
- Starts with the leadership team, which addresses problems, encourages people to follow best practices, and recognizes individuals during monthly meetings and appreciation parties.
- Electronic compliance documentation system that allows quality checks to be completed in real time.
- Quarterly scoresheets and key performance indicators (KPIs) permit teams to stay ahead of food safety issues.
- Our food safety team includes six onsite certified Preventative Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQIs) verifying and maintaining protocols.
LEADING EDGE EQUIPMENT FOR PREMIUM FOOD SAFETY
We use environmental monitoring to prepare environmental impact assessments or trends, as well as many circumstances in which activities carry a risk of harmful effects on the natural environment. Results are gathered, trended, and statistically analyzed.
University of Georgia food science experts reviewed and verified our environmental monitoring program onsite to ensure best practices were employed throughout the plant.