Emerald Packaging Achieves Highest Ranking for Food Safety

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Fresh food packaging manufacturer bests it previous scores for a third consecutive year.

“The Superior rating from AIB validates our continuous improvement efforts." says Kevin Kelly, CEO of Emerald Packaging.

For a third consecutive year, Emerald Packaging, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging for the fresh produce, frozen food and bakery industries, has scored a Superior rating from the American Institute of Baking (AIB) as a measure of excellence in food safety for manufacturing operations. “Superior” represents AIB’s highest rating.

AIB’s Food Safety Audits are recognized by food companies as a measure of world-class programs for food manufacturing, beverages, ingredients and packaging. During the food safety audit, Emerald Packaging’s facility and processes were examined, including, operational methods, product safety programs, and processes for cleanliness and good housekeeping.

This year’s Superior rating is Emerald Packaging’s highest ever rating, with the organization achieving 965 out of a possible 1,000 points on the inspection report.
“The Superior rating from AIB validates our continuous improvement efforts. We are not resting. We continue to improve our business with a focus on sustainable packaging innovations and lean manufacturing to increase efficiencies in every part of our business.” says Kevin Kelly, CEO of Emerald Packaging.

About Emerald Packaging, Inc.
Emerald Packaging is one of the largest produce packaging suppliers in the country and is deeply committed to the environment, food safety and innovation. Founded in Berkeley, California in 1963, the company remains family-owned and operated. In addition to the AIB certification, Emerald Packaging has been certified as a Bay Area Green Business by Alameda County in recognition of sustainable manufacturing and recycling efforts. For more information on Emerald Packaging products and services, visit http://www.empack.com.

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