Food Safety

Food Safety From Seed to Table

At Capital City Fruit, food safety is always a top priority. We are fiercely committed to ensuring our staff, facility, and the products we deliver exceed food safety protocols.

How We Accomplish This

Traceback Capabilities

We have the technology to trace any produce item back to the field it came from, within minutes.

Full-Time Food Safety Specialists

A 20-year veteran in food safety, our Food Safety Specialist holds HACCP, Food Defense Coordinator and PCQI certifications. He and our Food Safety Team use decades of combined knowledge and experience to ensure best practices are carried out in every part of our process.

Produce Mock Recalls

Several times a year we conduct product mock recalls. Preparing our staff and improving our processes ensures an effective response, giving customers peace of mind knowing all recalled product will be removed from the supply chain in the event of an actual recall.

HACCP Program (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points)

We heavily rely on HACCP to confirm our produce is biologically, chemically, and physically safe for consumption prior to leaving our warehouse facility.

Employee Food Safety Training

Our employees are all trained in various operating procedures and practices to guarantee products meet safety expectations. These procedures include:

  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP)

Audit Ratings

Superior Rating - American Institute of Baking

State Inspection / FDA - Audits (PASS - No Deficiencies)

Ongoing customer audits

PrimusGFS Results:

Overall - 99%

Food Safety Management System - 98%

GMP - 99%

HACCP - 100%

Preventative Controls - 100%

Contact Capital City Fruit

When your produce comes from Capital City Fruit, you can trust that it is safe.

1850 Colonial Parkway P.O. Box 337 Norwalk, IA 50211

(515) 981-5111

ccfsales@capitalcityfruit.com