Traceability is the foundation of our food safety programs. Never using shortcuts, our growers, employees and customers rely on our transparency, starting in the field, and continuing throughout packing and shipping to ensure we are able to trace products forward and back with pin-point accuracy. This relentless commitment allows us to quickly isolate and solve problems, and our constant vigilance ensures our customers are always receiving the safest products.
Ability to fulfill above U.S.D.A. custom orders
We operate "audit ready" at all times
We do not commingle goods until packaging
We use custom barcodes and tracking processes
Timely and detailed response
We set our quality control specifications to meet our customer expectations, going above and beyond the U.S.D.A grades. Simply put, our customer demands become our benchmark for excellence - each and every lot. We specialize in meeting customized specifications and welcome our customer’s internal auditing processes.
Working with a food safety consultant and reputable, first-class third-party U.S.D.A. certified laboratories, we test for aflatoxin using the HPLC method, along with pathogens, yeasts and molds. Special testing and COA’s are available upon request (additional cost may be applied).
We are constantly making plant upgrades to improve quality, food safety and boost our output to meet ever-growing demand - on time and as expected. We design and manufacture much of our own equipment to improve quality and sanitation. Recent upgrades to our shelling facility have increased capacity by 100% and reduced physical defects by as much as 50%.
Our constant data collection gives us a comprehensive, real-time snapshot that we use to make packing decisions based on customer demand.
Meeting the global demand for California almonds takes relentless, meaningful innovation. Innovation in quality, safety, efficiency, and accuracy.
Our technology, including our internal dashboard and electronic monitoring, allows us to hand-select the most appropriate raw goods for each of our customers, taking into consideration vast amounts of quality information. Our database collects and displays a full array of QC information for every bin in our inventory. We are constantly innovating new ways to reduce product damage, improve quality, and to better serve our customers.
Our custom tracking software provides control inputs and QC auto-alerts throughout the process. We use it to identify potential issues in real-time. This ensures that finished goods meet or exceed customer specs.