We pride ourselves on our food, health & safety regulations. Being HACCP certified ensures that our products meet a rigorous quality control checking process from the moment our produce leaves the farms until they are delivered to your office.
Our Food Quality Management System and Food Safety Programs give us the confidence that the produce we deliver has been through rigorous quality control procedures consistent with the high standards associated with HACCP regulations. Our Food Quality Management System specifies process control requirements to manage all potential hazards at each step of the food handling process, within international standards.
The Fruit Box complies with:
- The principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point)
- The principles of AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Food Standards Code “3.2.2 Food Safety Practices and General Requirements”
- Food Act 1984
- City Council Environmental Health Department
At The Fruit Box Group, we’re committed to adhering to the highest standards of food, health and safety regulations. On top of our strict health and safety practices, we’ve taken further precautions, such as implementing an organisation-wide COVID-19 Safe Plan. We’re taking a variety of steps to ensure the safety of both our team and yours, including good hygiene practices for all employees as well as sanitisation and disinfectant measures for all surfaces, workstations and vehicles. The action plan includes, but is not limited to;
Health & Hygiene Practices
Drivers and packers are required to wear appropriate levels of Personal Protective Equipment as necessitated by Government health directions in each State in which The Fruit Box Group operates, which includes wearing masks and single-use gloves on the packing line and during deliveries. All staff undertake temperature checks and health declarations upon entry to The Fruit Box Group facilities where mandatory attendance recording is required. Staff must practice, good hygiene including frequently washing hands, using hand sanitiser and cleaning materials, wearing single use gloves and keeping a safe distance from others. Minimal contact during delivery to customer workplaces is strictly adhered to. All common areas including wash stations, toilets and kitchen/break areas are cleaned and disinfected regularly, including regular rubbish removal and access to liquid soap, hand sanitiser, paper towel etc.
In addition to the strict hygiene and health practices, all vehicles are cleaned after each shift and are fitted with hand sanitiser, single use gloves and disposable disinfectant wipes. Checks are in place to ensure all vehicles and machinery is cleaned between operators.