Crystal Valley Foods (Crystal Valley) has received the organic handler certification at its warehouse and distribution center in Miami Florida. The certification was issued by SCS Global Services (SCS).
“Crystal Valley Foods has achieved organic handler certification at their Miami, Florida facility, having demonstrated full compliance with USDA National Organic Program standards.” said Brandon Nauman, SCS’s Associate Managing Director, Organic and Non-GMO Programs.
The company is currently offering year-round organic French beans as well as seasonal organic asparagus, blackberries, and Florida-grown blueberries. Crystal Valley also has a variety of other organic specialty products in the pipeline.
“Consumption of organic produce has been steadily increasing for the past decade,” said Katiana Valdes, Director of Marketing, Crystal Valley Foods. “As we continue to diversify and expand our product line, we are focused on making sure that it includes organics as well. This trend will only keep growing in popularity and we fully expect to offer more organic products in order to be able to continue to meet the demands of our customers and today’s consumer,” said Katiana.
About Crystal Valley Foods Founded in 1994, Crystal Valley Foods is a leading grower and importer of top-quality produce from Central and South America. With offices and facilities in Miami and Los Angeles, the company is one of the largest importers and distributors of asparagus in the USA. Its extensive product line also includes baby vegetables, peas, beans, berries, baby lettuces, peppers and other specialty crops.
About SCS Global Services SCS (www.scsglobalservices.com) has been providing global leadership in third-party food quality, environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development since 1984, with programs spanning a wide cross-section of industries including food and agriculture, green building, consumer product manufacturing, natural resource management, retail services, and more. SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.