What are the bases of Farmer's Best food safety programs?
Farmer’s Best food safety programs are based on HACCP principles. HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points) is a United States Federal Government 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.
HACCP principles include Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Manufacturing Process (GMP). These practices are designed by the FDA/USDA to produce safe fresh fruits and vegetables by eliminating potential sources of contamination.
Where are Farmer's Best distribution centers?
Farmer's Best distribution centers are located in Nogales, Arizona and McAllen, Texas.
How large are the warehousing facilities at Farmer's Best?
Farmer's Best has two warehousing facilities with state of the art technology.
- 95,000 sq. ft. of cold storage for 3200 pallets at Nogales, Arizona.
- 24,000 sq. ft. of cold storage for 1400 pallets at McAllen, Texas.
How does Farmer's Best coordinate sales and corporate operations?
Providing fresh produce to North America and Asia requires timeliness and precision. Sales and corporate operations are coordinated between two U.S. offices and a corporate office in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Does Farmer's Best produce genetically modified products?
All of our products are GMO's free, we do not use genetically modified seeds.
What is the vegetable wax made of?
The vegetable wax is made of mineral oil and it's FDA approved for coating fruits and vegetables.