We could not be more proud and excited to have been named Manufacturer of the Year by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), recognizing our superior dedication to food safety and commitment to improving and endorsing the SQF program around the world. Food safety and quality are of critical importance to all of us here at FONA, and to be honored at this level for our efforts by SQFI is just tremendous.
Robert Garfield, senior vice president of SQFI , said, FONA International “sharpened focus to the importance of food safety and quality from the top to bottom.”
“We are dedicated to food safety and quality and have made SQF an integral part of our day-to-day activities,” says Ramesh Shah, FONA’s Chief Quality Officer. “We are committed to the well-being of our customers and employees and strict adherence to SQF regulations.”
The Quality Achievement Awards recognize the significant contributions individuals and organizations have made to achieve the SQF Mission of delivering consistent, globally recognized food safety and quality certification programs based on sound scientific principles, consistently applied across all industry sectors, and valued by all stakeholders.
This was the second annual presentation of the award at the yearly SQF International Conference held in Cincinnati; ConAgra Foods was the inaugural winner in 2011.