EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / August 8, 2014 / MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "MamaMancini's") (OTCQB: MMMB), an emerging manufacturer and marketer of specialty pre-prepared, frozen and refrigerated "all natural" food products (as defined by the United States Department of Agriculture), today announced that its third party production facility in East Rutherford, NJ, exclusively manufacturing MamaMancini's products, has obtained Safe Quality Food ("SQF") Level 2 Certification for the entire production facility. Level 2 is a certified HACCP food safety plan that is benchmarked by the Global Food Safe Initiative ("GFSI").
Launched in 1994, The SQF program is administered by the SQF Institute, a division of the Food Marketing Institute ("FMI"). SQF is one of only three certification systems recognized by the GFSI, which links primary production certification to food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management certification. Retailers and foodservice providers around the world who require a rigorous, credible food safety management system recognize SQF.
"We are very proud that the production facility which exclusively manufactures and processes our products has earned this esteemed food safety certification as it bears testament to the strident commitment we place on providing the safest and highest quality food products," said Carl Wolf, CEO and Chairman of MamaMancini's. "This certification substantiates the food safety and quality programs that our entire MamaMancini's organization proudly practices each day in providing a platform for consistent quality and safety and streamlined risk and process management," he continued.
The Safe Quality Food Institute Mission
To deliver 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.
MamaMancini's is a manufacturer and distributor of a line of all natural, beef meatballs with sauce, turkey meatballs with sauce, chicken meatballs with sauce, pork meatballs with sauce, and other similar Italian products. The Company's sales have been growing on a consistent basis as the Company expands its distribution channel, which includes major retailers such as Costco, Publix, Shop Rite, Price Chopper, A&P, Waldbaums, Food Emporium, Whole Foods, Shaw's Supermarkets, Kings, Key Foods, Giant Eagle, Stop-n-Shop, Giant Stores, Food Town, Kroger, Winn Dixie, Albertsons, Shoppers, Wal-Mart, Marsh's Supermarkets, Bashas, Bi-Lo, Central Markets, Weis Markets, Ingles, and The Fresh Market. For more information please visit the company's website at www.mamamancinis.com.
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