"Every aspect of the entire operation reflects Farmer's Best commitments"
Family ownership means family responsibility. Every aspect of the entire operation reflects the Farmer's Best four core commitments: food safety, quality, reliability and sustainability.
The company's first-rate products, the consistent growth, and the success of Farmer's Best programs for community and environment, all point to the validity of these commitments.
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"Technology leads the way in quality and in food safety"
Our commitment to safety has only become more refined over time.
History proves that Farmer's Best is an innovator, employing Food Safety Best Practices befores they became common in the industry. That commitment to safety has only become more refined over time.
Practices designed by trusted source including agencies of the US government are used to direct Farmer's Best operations. The company's food safety programs are based on HACCP principles designed by the FDA/USDA to produce safe fresh fruits and vegetables. Fields and plants are inspected regularly by internationally recognized certification agencies. Results are available for review by customers on-line.
Our food safety HACCP principles/protocol is Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSi) which includes Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Good Manufacturing Process (GMP), Social and Ecological responsibility.
Technology leads the way in quality and in food safety. A trace-back capability lets supermarket chains, neighborhood grocers and customers know where and when shipments were received, including the origin, date and all the details about how the product was grown, packaged and shipped.
"Careful attention and uncompromising standards"
Advanced technology makes this commitment on a grand scale possible.
Farmer’s Best shepherds its products every step of the way with careful attention and uncompromising standards.
Advanced technology makes this commitment on a grand scale possible. Farmer’s Best uses field and greenhouse growing methods that help to optimize consistent growth of quality crops throughout seasons.
Operations receive rigorous attention, with the highest standards of cleanliness in place. Products are sorted electronically by color and size, and are pre-cooled to help ensure consistency of quality and freshness.
A Farmer's Best logistics company is directly responsible for transport services. That means Farmer’s Best oversees quality control (QC) seamlessly. During transport, cold chain monitoring takes place and digital temperatures are recorded. Produce rides tucked in GPS-equipped trailers, so every shipment can be tracked at any time. In fact, Farmer's Best participates in an industry-partnered program certified by US Customs and Border Protection.
Trained inspectors and supervisors monitor QC statistics frequently and in real time. These experts use industry-standard QC processes—practices that are in keeping with those of the USDA and major food retailers. With its electronic packing system, bar-coded packaging complete with trace-back systems, P.L.U. Stickers, inventory system and eServices, Farmer's Best leads the industry in excellence, efficiency and ultimately quality.
"Product availability all year around"
One of the most advanced growing, packing and shipping facilities in the industry
Advanced technologies play a part as well. The company operates one of the most advanced growing, packing and shipping facilities in the industry. The result is high volume, consistent supplies, and product availability all year round.
Farmer’s Best is dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations of its retail and foodservice clients, and ultimately the in-home and restaurant consumer. Reliable service and supply are key elements in the Farmer’s Best tradition of trust.
Flexibility stems from this dependability of service. Food retailers can obtain full service from Farmer’s Best, or selectively take a hand in specific aspects of the operation. Produce departments in North America and around the world recognize the Farmer’s Best “blue box.” Foodservice clients should know that Farmer’s Best also custom packs and provides mixed loads. Farmer’s Best is always at your service.
"Sustainable practices lead to a healthy human community"
Fair trade, good stewardship and green production are just good business.
Fair trade, good stewardship and green production are just good business, and are cherished Farmer’s Best traditions. Farmer´s Best knows that sustainable practices lead to a healthy human community and natural environment. That is why Farmer’s Best devotes expert trained staff to fulfill its Sustainability Initiative.
The prestigious Philanthropic Mexican Centre has bestowed its annual Socially Responsible Company Award several times upon Farmer’s Best for its commitment to ethics, environmental consciousness, quality of life and community relations.