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L’Orenta Nuts Achieves Prestigious SQF Food Safety Certification: Elevating Standards in Nut and Confectionery Manufacturing

Posted on December 22nd, 2023

Written By Sam Henselijn

L’Orenta Nuts is SQF food safety certified! We are thrilled to announce a significant milestone in our commitment to excellence and food safety. L’Orenta Nuts has officially received the SQF (Safe Quality Food) Certification, a globally recognized mark of food safety and quality. This achievement is a testament to our dedication and a promise of superior quality and safety to all our customers and partners.

With our new SQF Certification, L’Orenta Nuts is now poised to expand our horizons further. We are excited to offer private labeling opportunities for other companies looking to distribute high-quality nuts, candies, and snacks, said Sam Henselijn, CEO of L’Orenta Nuts LLC.

What is SQF Certification?

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The SQF Certification is a rigorous, credible food safety and
quality program recognized worldwide. It is administered by the SQF Institute and is designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all food supply chain sectors. Achieving SQF Certification means that a company has met one of the most stringent food safety and quality standards available. 

L’Orenta Nuts’ Journey to SQF Certification

Our journey to SQF Certification was comprehensive and detailed. It involved hundreds of documents, meticulous calibration, and verification processes to ensure every aspect of our operation met the highest standards. We’ve implemented advanced safety measures, including metal detectors, to prevent food contamination and ensure the safest possible products for our customers.

L’Orenta Nuts, A Certified SQF Manufacturing Facility

As of November 30, 2023, L’Orenta Nuts was officially certified by the SQF Institute, meeting the requirements for the “SQF Food Safety Code: Food Manufacturing, Edition 9.” This certification covers our extensive range of products under the categories of “Fruit, Vegetable, and Nut Processing, and Fruit Juices: Nuts, Dried Fruits” and “Confectionary Manufacturing: Candies, Chocolate.” 

Why SQF Certification Matters

For L’Orenta Nuts, achieving SQF Certification is not just a badge of honor; it’s a cornerstone of our commitment to quality and safety. This certification:

●     Ensures Compliance: SQF is recognized by retailers and food service providers worldwide who require a rigorous, credible food safety management system.
●     Increases Brand Protection: It provides assurance that the products we sell are produced, processed, prepared, and handled according to the highest possible standards.
●     Builds Consumer Trust: Knowing that a product comes from an SQF-certified facility gives consumers peace of mind regarding the safety and quality of their food. 

Expanding Our Horizons: Private Labeling Opportunities

With our new SQF Certification, L’Orenta Nuts is now poised to

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expand our horizons further. We are excited to offer private labeling opportunities for other companies looking to distribute high-quality nuts, candies, and snacks. This service has been up and running with active clients for some time, and we are now ready to expand the offering to others. Our private label services are designed to allow businesses to brand our superior products as their own. Learn more about our private labeling services here. 

Our Food Safety Certified Range: SQF Nuts, Candies, and Chocolates

Our SQF Certification encompasses a wide range of products,
ensuring that you’re enjoying our nuts, dried fruits, candies, or chocolates, consuming products of the highest quality and safety. Each product, from SQF-certified nuts to chocolates, has undergone rigorous quality control processes to meet the exacting standards of the SQF Institute.

A Commitment to Quality and Safety

At L’Orenta Nuts, our SQF Certification is more than just a requirement; it reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering the safest, highest-quality products. This certification is crucial for our customers, especially large companies requiring third-party food safety certifications.

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Looking Ahead

As we celebrate this achievement, we look forward to the opportunities it brings. Our SQF Certification is a stepping stone to reaching out and partnering with larger companies, offering them the quality and safety assurance they need. We are excited about the future, where quality, safety, and deliciousness go hand in hand.

We invite you to join us in celebrating this significant milestone. Whether you’re a long-time partner or a new customer, know that with L’Orenta Nuts, you’re choosing a brand that prioritizes your safety and satisfaction. Here’s to many more years of providing you with the finest nuts, candies, and chocolates, now with the prestigious SQF Certification.

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The prevalence of Runner peanuts in the United States has surged since the inception of the Florunner variety in the early 1970s, marking a significant uptick in peanut yields. This variety quickly garnered widespread adoption due to its appealing kernel size range, with a large portion of runners being utilized in peanut butter production. Primarily cultivated in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Texas, and Oklahoma, Runners now constitute over 85% of the nation’s peanut production.

HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) certification is a systematic approach to identifying, evaluating, and controlling food safety hazards. It ensures that food products are produced and handled in a manner that minimizes risks and complies with safety standards.

GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certification ensures that a manufacturing facility adheres to comprehensive quality and safety standards while producing pharmaceuticals, food, and other consumer goods, promoting consistency, quality, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

An FDA-approved manufacturing facility has met the rigorous standards set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It demonstrates compliance with regulations, ensuring the production of safe and high-quality pharmaceuticals, medical devices, or food products.

What is SQF Food Safety Certification

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The SQF Certification is a rigorous, credible food safety and
quality program recognized worldwide. It is administered by the SQF Institute and is designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all food supply chain sectors. Achieving SQF Certification means that a company has met one of the most stringent food safety and quality standards available. 

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