Posts Tagged ‘SQF’

Shepherd ISO and SQF Certification

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Feb 10, 2017 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Shepherd ISO and SQF Certification

We are happy to announce that Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging has passed both the ISO and SQF audits. We would like to thank our employees for making this possible. Their continued hard work and dedication to make our company the best Custom Thermoforming business in North America is extremely appreciated. Realizing that the ISO and […]

Are you GFSI certified?

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community, Manufacturing | Jul 21, 2016 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Are you GFSI certified?

Are you GFSI certified?  This was the question a client asked. YES we are GFSI certified! What is GFSI? The (Global Food Safety Initiative) has the following objectives: Protect consumers Protect customers Protect the brand We receive GFSI through our SQF (Safe Quality Food) certification. If you would like to understand more about the certification […]

SQF (Safe Quality Food) Certification

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Nov 12, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on SQF (Safe Quality Food) Certification

Its official, below is our certification soon to be posted on the website. SQF Certificate – Shepherd Thermoforming Packaging 2015  

Shepherd Scores 95% on SQF Certification

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Oct 7, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd Scores 95% on SQF Certification

Two years ago we started the journey of getting direct food contact certification by enrolling all of our employees in a 2 month training program.  Followed by over $150,000 in capital investments for the exterior and interior of the building. The efforts of all the staff were well worth it.  With completion of the final […]

Direct Contact Food Packaging

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community, Manufacturing | Apr 27, 2015 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Direct Contact Food Packaging

The Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification is almost complete. It has been a long process but audits are scheduled for June which will result in Shepherd being one of a small number of Canadian packaging manufacturers recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Existing production lines have been relocated to make room for the new […]

Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification Update

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Manufacturing | Jan 9, 2015 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification Update

Hand washing stations ✓, seal and secure exterior premises ✓, HACCP plan ✓… January is SQF implementation month at Shepherd. We are finishing up the major capital expenditures required to meet the standard. Machines are getting moved,  floors getting re-coated/sealed, ceiling cleaned, installation of interior separating walls – are just a few of the projects […]

Food Packaging Fast to Market

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Oct 22, 2014 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Food Packaging Fast to Market

Low cost tooling for thermoformed packaging that gets your new food product on the shelves fast. Project: You have a great new food product that requires unique packaging to sell it to its full potential. Budget: Your budget for start up is limited but you cannot sacrifice the impact that a high quality package design […]

Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging is becoming a Food Certified facility!

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community, Manufacturing | Oct 4, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging is becoming a Food Certified facility!

Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging is becoming a Food Certified facility! Shepherd has started down the road to the highly recognized SQF 2000 (Safe Quality Food Institute). Last week marked the first step in working towards the SQF standard with HACCP training for almost half of our staff. The training will continue over the next 3 […]

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