Food Safety

CMI is committed to producing the highest quality fruits as well as providing the consumer with food safety assurance.

Under the direction of Bob Carter, CMI’s food safety director, all of CMI’s warehouses are SQF level 3 certified. The orchards are all currently certified or in transition to be GLOBALG.A.P. certified.

With extensive experience in both SQF and GLOBALG.A.P. programs and certification, Bob works with 3rd party auditors to ensure that growers and packing houses are in compliance and works with CMI packing houses to help manage their food safety programs.

  • CMI’s Food Safety programs and the Certification Processes include:
  • SQF Edition 7.2 level 3
  • SQF 1000
  • Organic Certifications
  • Ethical Audits
  • USDA GAP/GHP Certification

Quality Control Program

- Consistency among warehouses
- Consistency among warehouses
- Daily on-line inspection
- CMI quality standards
- Final inspection of fruit being shipped
- Multi-market quality indicators

CMI QC inspectors work together with production and shipping supervisors to maintain CMI grade standards. You can depend on CMI to make sure quality needs are met through and through, including:

- Grade
- Color
- Condition
- Appearance
- Weight
- Stamping, labeling, & UPC codes

We're proud of our commitment to quality control and the advantage it gives our customers. For more information, contact our QC supervisor, Doug Dewitt at 509-860-1413.