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Bakell's Food Manufacturing Facilities earn SQF Level 3 Certification

Bakell® has earned Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 Certification, showcasing its commitment as a premier copacking partner & food powder manufacturer.

Bakell's capabilities have grown outside its bread-and-butter lines of powder food colorants, edible glitters, and dusts. We've since built up our facilities to house the very best equipment & techniques to service a range of Private Label and Enterprise partners.

The company has grounded its practices and methodology in the highest standards of food safety and quality. Bakell is now celebrating its first year of SQF Level 3 Certification thanks to a robust team of experts leading the Production to Fulfillment departments.

This accomplishment is the result of integrating hundreds of processes to ensure quality food products, compliant with SQF Requirements. By implementing stringent hazard control points & performing routine checks during production, Bakell mitigates inefficiencies at the production level for express lead times & compliance with international agencies.

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SQF Level 3 Copacking for Small Businesses to Enterprise Partners

At Bakell, we strive to provide unrivaled quality. Through rigorous, monthslong audits to attain SQF 3 Certification, we are now certified to have internationally recognized quality management for copacking & manufacturing.

We are proud to serve a portfolio of amazing partners like Disneyland Parks to retail giants like Michaels. With our amazing Sales and Customer Support teams, Bakell firmly positions itself to be the one-stop shop for everyone from small businesses to clients abroad!

Whether we're delivering thousands of products to the confectionery industry or handling logistics & managing inventory for retail distribution partners, there's always something happening at Bakell.

With our SQF Level 3 certification, partners can be assured that their material is being handled with the utmost care and adherence to the most stringent compliance regulations.

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Bakell achieves Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 Certification, Meeting Global Standards in Copacking & Distribution

Bakell, a leading wholesale and retail distribution partner, demonstrates a commitment to quality and food safety by earning SQF Level 3 Certification.

Bakell®, the preferred wholesale and retail distributor for the cake decorating and confectionery industries, has acquired the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 Certification for its Southern California facility.

The SQF mission is "to deliver consistent, globally-recognized food safety and quality certification programs that are based on sound scientific principles." As such, this marks a significant milestone for Bakell that demonstrates unwavering dedication to premium manufacturing services and upholding the highest standards of food safety & hazard preparedness.

The SQF Level 3 Certification, a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized standard, reinforces Bakell's commitment to meeting the most stringent requirements for quality. By achieving this certification, Bakell showcases its ability to methodically foresee and prevent poor quality, enhancing customer satisfaction through effective control points.

"We have tirelessly developed facilities to provide clean, efficient manufacturing," FSQ Manager Michael Pinson said. "The SQF Level 3 Certification auditing process sets a really high bar for companies to meet. It's anything but an easy audit. It really is an indication of a company's continuous dedication to delivering exceptional production services.

"Bakell takes immense pride in upholding the highest safety standards for our products."

At this level, SQF Certification is awarded to companies that have established a comprehensive food safety management system and successfully passed rigorous audits conducted by independent third-party auditors. The certification process involves a thorough assessment of the company's production facilities, processes, and documentation to ensure compliance with SQF's criteria.

Bakell's SQF Level 3 certification showcases its dedication to assessing every aspect of production—from manufacturing to packaging—and having thorough methods of mitigating potential hazards. The certification underscores Bakell's continuous pursuit of meeting customer demands and producing quality products.

"We have always prioritized efficient production standards for the services we provide," Pinson added. "The SQF Level 3 certification is the culmination of our efforts in maintaining the highest quality standards in the industry. It assures partners to trust our products and rely on us as their preferred copacking partner."

Bakell's achievement of SQF Level 3 certification solidifies its position as an industry leader in cake decorating, edible glitter, sprinkles, luster dust, fondant, cookie cutters, silicone molds, decorative straws and other confectionery products. With a focus on providing exceptional production services, along with its suite of original brand products, Bakell continues to raise the bar for excellence.

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