Fredericksburg, Texas September, 2010 Fischer & Wieser® Specialty Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of gourmet specialty foods, announced that it has recently received
an outstanding score of 98.9% on its Silliker Audit. The audit covered food safety as well as GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) requirements. Silliker is recognized as one of the world’s leading food safety auditing firms, and has been accredited as a certification body for the Safe Quality Food (SQF) program of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI).
These audits combine a host of recognized industry practices and principles, as well as recommendations from the National Advisory Committee for Microbiological Criteria in Foods, Food and Drug Administration, and United States Department of Agriculture. These comprehensive audit evaluations involve a systems review as well as a physical assessment of the facility in the implementation of food safety and quality systems procedures.
Fischer & Wieser® Specialty Foods, Inc. voluntarily undergoes periodic independent audit scrutiny as part of their commitment to the manufacture of high-quality specialty foods using sustainable business practices and environmental consciousness.
CEO and President Case D. Fischer of Fischer & Wieser® Specialty Foods, Inc. said, “The commitment that all of our team members have to making a quality product was started by Mark Wieser when he sold the first peach from his family’s orchard 40 years ago. His philosophy was: ‘Create a quality product and people will embrace it.’ This philosophy has proven successful for us and is still the backbone of our company today.”
Jenny Wieser, COO, is quick to stress the integral role that every employee makes in securing the 98.9% score. “Our team works very hard to keep everything well maintained and we have an ongoing system of training to assure that everyone knows and follows all food safety rules. We feel very confident in our processes, and we are truly proud of our continuing success in scoring so high in this audit.”
Established in 1969, Fischer & Wieser® Specialty Foods, Inc. produces the Fischer & Wieser brand as well as Mom’s Spaghetti Sauces. Headquartered in Fredericksburg, Texas, Fischer & Wieser® Specialty Foods, Inc. is a leading specialty food manufacturer in the United States. The company manufactures more than a hundred specialty foods products, many of them award-winning, and distributes them to specialty food retailers, and club and grocery markets around the world.
More information on Fischer & Wieser® Specialty Foods, Inc. can be found on the company website at www.jelly.com.