Northland Choice, a division of Farmers Union Industries, is proud to announce it is now a SQF Level II certified company. Recently, all three of its production facilities – Waite Park, Long Prairie and Redwood Falls, MN, passed extensive audits by the Safe Quality Food Program. The SQF Program is widely recognized as one of the most rigorous and comprehensive 3rd-party audits in this industry. Dr. James Gong, Food Safety and Compliance Manager for Northland Choice commented on this recent achievement.
“Northland Choice is dedicated to producing premium pet food ingredients. Through implementation and certification of the SQF program, a top globally-recognized standard for food safety and quality, we are confident and proud of providing the best pet food products to our customers.”
Achieving SQF certification is a testament to the processes and people in place at Northland Choice. Bill Zimmerli, Director of Operations for Northland Choice, noted the team effort required to achieve this milestone.
“I am extremely pleased with the efforts of everyone involved in the SQF certification of our Northland Choice facilities. This accomplishment can only be achieved and improved upon if everyone makes the quality of our products and our food safety standards a daily priority. Excellent achievement by all.”