IQF products

Quality Procedures & HACCP Implementation at Farmico

  • Plant production and operations are done according to HACCP standards.
  • The food safety and quality is made sure through Critical Control Points (CCP).
  • Quality starts right from the farm. Regular surveys are done to check the plantations and the fruit from time to time.
  • A robust traceability system that involves forward traceability and backward traceability has been kept in place for fruits coming to factory and the processed products.
  • On the day of production fully ripened, matured and blemish free pulp is used for production.
  • Fruits pass through a 3 stage washing cycle to ensure it is free from any microbiological and physical impurities.
  • A meticulous quality is ensured through triple check mechanism.
  • Fruit ripening through government approved Ethylene system as against commonly used Carbide ripening.
  • Every 48 hours, CIP record is taken to ensure the sterility of the manufacturing plants, working stations and the machinery.
  • Hygiene, jewellery and glass policies are stringently adhered to.
  • Separate hygiene stations and appropriate working gears are provided to the team involved in production.
  • The manufacturing facility is cleaned every day, while a written record of the same is duly maintained.
  • Samples from finished products and the fruits selected randomly from the farms are sent to external labs for testing heavy metals and pesticides.
  • Warehouses are located at most strategic locations for quick transportation through air, water and land.
  • The finished goods are packed in best packaging material to guarantee quality that remains same as it was during production.
  • Temper evident seals with full traceability and superior quality MS drums with high gauge are used for packaging.
  • The finished product is hygienically stored at warehouse at ambient temperature and transported using proper transportation management from the farms till its final destination.