Services and Training for Food Processing Companies

To improve efficiency and increase profitability in your food processing plant you need a dedicated, experienced team with the commitment and desire to help you achieve it. A passionate, experienced vegetable processing or fruit processing plant management and set up team can help you plan your first food processing plant layout or help you remodel your current plant for maximum profits, speedy service, and improved safety. A dedicated team provides a wide range of services to help you reach your service goals such as financial audits, SAP, maintenance, hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP), work flow audits, work team training, safety training, and much more.

Services Provided by Experienced Food Processing Service Teams

Vegetable processing plant maintenance management services can help you identify key areas of improvement in your fruit processing plant operations. These key areas include four major key areas:

1. Audits

Schedule regular maintenance work process audits, store room operation evaluations, resource analysis, AIB readiness, SAP and CMMS security control audits, financial audits, and security checks.

2. HACCP

Hazard analysis is important to any thriving business. HACCP is a systemic approach to the identification, evaluation, and planning of food safety hazards. Taking pest control, sanitation, prevention, elimination, and training into account to reduce expected hazards to the bare minimum in your vegetable processing plant.

3. Maintenance

Helping you to develop maintenance strategies and then training your team to carry out those strategies for speed, cleanliness, and HACCP control in an efficient manner, including cost reduction, mitigation, supplier strategies, cost management, capital plans, shutdown planning, mitigation and more.

4. SAP

Key step identification for project success, MRO material master conversion, pre-project reviews, pre-project scope definitions, and the testing, training, support, audits, and documentation to improve success and workflow.

HACCP was originally developed for food safety for astronauts and later adapted to become the standard for food processing plant safety around the world. HACCP needs to be implemented and followed at all stages of vegetable processing for maximum plant efficiency and financial revenue from shipment of raw materials into the plant, through preparation, packaging, and redistribution to warehouses and then buyers. HACCP can be optimized for your vegetable processing or fruit processing plants’ needs and your team can be trained to carry out these procedures in the most efficient way for your company.

How Project Resources International, LLC Can Save You Money Through a HACCP Program

Implementing a HACCP program that includes a codex Alimentarius is not only a requirement to keep your business license, but also a must to keep your business thriving. Hazard analysis and control in a food processing plant keeps your product and your team safe from health hazards, which saves you money. HACCP is not just restricted to handling food processing, but also machine maintenance, hygiene habits, pest control, and every stage and part of running a successful fruit processing business. From acquisition and transport of raw materials to the sales and export of processed foods out, food safety is not just about vegetable processing, it is about the integration of safety standards for the team and equipment too.

The benefits of HACCP include cost efficiency in day-to-day procedures and a commitment to high standards for your customers, which puts your company at a cut above your competition. Following food safety regulations in every aspect of running your successful vegetable processing or fruit processing plant will improve product quality, morale, and cost efficiency by reducing product loss through contamination and costly lawsuits or fines.

What Businesses Does HACCP Training and Certification Apply To?

Hazard analysis critical control points encompass every part of the food processing industry from where the resources are grown up to the point of sale with a consumer at a store or restaurant and every stage of transportation and fruit processing and vegetable processing in between. HACCP is a world class systematic preventative and proactive approach to food safety in the food industry. Not only will its application to your company and team save your company money, it will show a commitment to quality to your customers and indicates compliance to customer needs.

HACCP Training and Certification Benefits:

› Effective and efficient application and implementation food safety protocol application system in fruit processing
› Increased compliance with food processing safety standards and formalization of procedural standards
› Fully trained team in food safety standards, hazard analysis, risk assessment, decontamination efficiency, and teamwork to food safety
› Compliance with local, federal, and world trade laws of food safety standards and procedures
› Reduction of costs associated with product loss from contamination, reduction of loss of wages from staff illness, reduction in potential lawsuits from customers for contaminated fruit processing foods
› Increase in customer trust and expectancy of quality with your vegetable processing brand

Implementation Costs and Operations of HACCP

The benefits of HACCP analysis and training are minute in comparison to the financial benefits, but here is what to expect in terms of charges during HACCP analysis, training, and certification:

› Consultant engagement fees for initial implementation plan
› Cost of plant upgrades, equipment, sanitation devices, and improvements
› Cost of crew and team training in health safety standard procedures
› Cost of food safety materials, protective wear, and sanitation chemicals
› Cost of certification and regular inspections

However, hiring the right company to walk your company through these procedures will keep costs at a minimum and benefits at a maximum. The cost of HACCP implementation is minor compared to total shut down of a food processing plant during an unscheduled food safety inspection. Keeping your fruit processing company regularly inspected and fully up to date with current food safety standards will minimize the risk associated with non-compliance.

Getting Your Processing Plant HACCP Certified

To obtain HACCP certification in your food processing plant you need to engage a third-party company with the certification. Project Resources International, LLC has just the resources to guide you through this process and find you the right set of tools and certification team to achieve HACCP certification in vegetable processing. If you have any questions PRI can supply you with direct contact with a customer service team dedicated to answering your questions about food safety standards, set you up with a consultation for company analysis, and schedule proper implementation and team training to get your company ready for inspection and certification. PRI cannot certify your company directly, but we can help set up and manage all the little process steps in between and even recommend the right training and products to help your team meet or exceed food safety standards in the fruit processing industry.

Remember that an adherence to high quality standards in your fruit processing or vegetable processing plant sets your company up for high profits and successful business now and in the future. Certification in hazard analysis critical control points prevents costly setbacks and sets your company apart from your competition with your customer base. When your company is known for setting high standards for their products your clients know they can trust your products. Improve your food processing plant safety standards and thus improve your bottom line. Building confidence in your company isn’t just about speedy service, it is also about trust, trust that your company provides high attention to detail, safe products, and a well maintained facility. Build that trust on a firm foundation by obtaining HACCP certification through a consultation, implementation, upgrades, and training of your company’s health, hazards, and safety procedures.

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