last traded price

$5.50

Salada Foods has Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification

In 2017, Salada Foods Jamaica has successfully achieved Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification, which is a highly prescriptive and globally recognized food safety standard. Subsequent to 2017, international auditors have visited Salada at least once per year to audit compliance with the SQF standard. Salada has maintained an Excellent at each audit exercise, which examines our manufacturing, quality and operational processes.

The certification positions the Company as a contract manufacturer of choice for coffee products and instant powders/ teas in the Caribbean and North America, as it confers a high level of recognition, credibility and competitiveness.

“We provide a turn-key solution that allows our customers to locally manufacture and package their brand offerings according to their unique formulations. Our operating framework is surprisingly scalable, as such, our manufacturing services become appealing to not only large suppliers but also to start-up companies seeking to venture into the private label business each with their own novel formulation,” noted Tamii Brown, General Manager at Salada Foods Jamaica.

The SQF Program is recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and links primary production certification to food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management certification.

Further, the certification will ensure customer confidence as Salada seeks to expand its footprint in export markets.

“With our most recent re-certification of SQF Level 2 in December 2021, at now an even higher rating, it reaffirms that we have not only maintained our quality standards – but improved them. We can say assuredly that Salada Foods is open for business,” said Brown.

“SQF is a very detailed and prescriptive certification system but we continue to toe the line with the ongoing support from our Board of Directors and our dedicated Salada team members,” Brown said.

The re-certification serves as a testament to the type of quality manufacturing done at Salada.

“Our 60 years of experience has taught us that potential suppliers will only entrust their brands to a company who values quality as much as they do,” Brown added.

The level of difficulty associated with SQF requires commitment and a positive change in cultural practices to meet one of the world’s most prescriptive quality and food safety standard.

Sheryl Anderson, founder and managing director of Quality Systems Solutions and Initiatives (QSSI) lauded Salada’s diligence and commitment in the process.

 “It took a lot of hard work; physically and emotionally from the team. Achieving an Excellent rating is not easy especially with a prescriptive standard such as SQF. The production workers at Salada understood the rationale for the changes to be made and committed to the task by making food safety and quality a habit,” Anderson said.

“A typical company can take eight to 24 months to acquire certification; this is based on product risk, the number of employees and size of the company. Salada implemented the standard within nine months which attest to the commitment of management, the dedication of staff and courage and vision of the board,” concluded Anderson.

 

Teas

INSTANT GINGER TEA (SWEETENED)

Sweetened with cane sugar, Jamaica Mountain Peak Instant Ginger Teas are specially made from the world renowned Jamaican Ginger.

INSTANT GINGER TEA (UNSWEETENED)

Jamaica Mountain Peak Instant Ginger Teas are specially made from the world renowned Jamaican Ginger.

3-In-1 Flavoured Coffee

(Coffee, Creamer & Sugar)

Enjoy the perfect mix of Jamaica Mountain Peak instant coffee, milk and sugar…just add hot water. This product is prepared from a variety of freshly roasted and ground coffee beans from which the soluble are extracted and spray dried.

Roasted Coffee

Jamaica Mountain Peak’s Roasted Line includes two varieties Roasted & Ground and Roasted Whole Beans available in 8oz & 16oz packages. They are a unique blend of Arabica coffees, which promise even the most discerning coffee drinkers an aromatic burst of flavour with a distinct smooth finish. Jamaica Mountain Peak’s Roasted link is available in a convenient re-sealable bag, designed to maintain freshness for longer periods once opened.

ROASTED WHOLE BEANS

ROASTED GROUND COFFEE

DOUBLE CUP ROASTED & GROUNDED SACHETS

Instant Coffee​

Jamaica Mountain Peak Instant Coffee is prepared from freshly roasted and ground Arabica Beans from which the solubles are extracted and spray-dried. This results in a smooth, rich flavour and aroma in every cup at any time of the day.

Low Caff Instant Coffee

Prepared from pure coffee blended and freshly roasted, which has undergone an extraction of some of the caffeine. This product was developed to meet the needs of consumers who love the delicious flavour of JMP instant coffee but are intolerant of high levels of caffeine. A great tasting coffee with a rich aroma and 25% less caffeine than the original JMP Instant Coffee.

Decaffeinated Instant Coffee

Prepared from pure coffee freshly roasted, which has undergone decaffeination. Enjoy a great tasting coffee with a rich aroma without the coffee jitters.

Instant Coffee Sachets (One Cup)

Now available in a convenient, single-serve sachet is our Jamaica Mountain Peak Instant Coffee, which is prepared from freshly roasted and ground Arabica Beans from which the solubles are extracted and spray dried. Perfect for when you need your coffee on the go!