Promoting Food Safety Through Intuitive Kitchen Design

In light of Coronavirus, many food service facilities have opted to modify their food prep areas, a change that will likely remain long after the pandemic subsides. Overhauling restaurant kitchens is a large task, and one that requires focusing on more than just aesthetics or top of the line equipment. The most effective kitchens will feature an intuitive combination of …

Improving Food Safety Through Internal Audits

While most food operations undergo yearly or quarterly inspections by regulatory agencies, this alone does not prevent the risk of foodborne illness. Executed properly, internal audits are one of the most effective ways to maintain food safety throughout your facility. Unfortunately, many companies’ internal audits are either non-existent or performed with a superficial focus on GMP and hygiene compliance. While …

Building a Food Safety Culture

Culture is one of the most important aspects of a successful business, and one that is often overlooked. A company’s ethos should be built on shared values and spearheaded by leadership and management.  In the food industry, it’s crucial for businesses to build and maintain a culture based on a commitment to food safety. What Does An Optimal Culture Look …

Product Quality as a Driver of Success

While every company looks for cost-saving opportunities, one of the biggest costs for manufacturing operations is poor product quality. The disposal of food materials (an estimated 2 billion pounds per year!) and lost labor hours can have a huge impact on your bottom line. In order to prevent wasted time and materials, companies should take a strategic approach to improving …