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 in the past few months, such as implementing an organisation-wide COVID-19 Response Action 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;
Drivers/Packers Hygiene and Delivery
Drivers and packers are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment, which includes wearing masks and single-use gloves on the packing line and during deliveries. Staff are also undertaking temperature testing checks prior to the start of their shift. 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. Drivers are required to wear single use gloves when making deliveries and dispose of these after each use in an appropriate manner outside of the van. Minimal contact in workplaces and sites delivered to is strictly adhered too.
All vehicles are cleaned after each shift and are fitted with wipe cleanser, hand sanitiser, single use gloves and disposable disinfectant wipes. Checks are in place to ensure all vehicles and machinery is cleaned between operators.
Cleaning and Disinfection
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.