Vegetable Juices, Inc. achieves SQF 3 certification

October 30, 2013

Chicago, IL, October 30, 2013 – Vegetable Juices, Inc., a leading manufacturer of vegetable concentrates, juices, purees, and dices, announced today that it has been awarded the SQF 2000 – Level 3 Certification by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI). SQFI is a globally trusted and recognized food safety and quality program. Level 3 is the most stringent and highest-level certification awarded by SQFI.

The SQF program is administered by a division of Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and is one of only three certification systems recognized by the Global Food Safe Initiative (GFSI), which links primary production certification to food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management certification. The program strives to improve process management and includes comprehensive and consistent training to uphold the integrity of the process.

VJI achieved SQF -3 certification during its recent audit of their Bedford Park, Illinois facility. The company chose to pursue the stringent SQF certification to align their own desire for standardized quality systems with their customers’ food-safety and quality needs.

About Vegetable Juices, Inc.
Vegetable Juices, Inc. is a manufacturer of natural vegetable ingredients products that deliver culinary and functional solutions to the food and beverage industry. It is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) and works with the Women’s Business Development Center (WDBC) as a female-owned and operated business.