Massimo Zanetti Beverage, USA is pleased to announce that its “best in class” coffee manufacturing facility in Suffolk, Virginia has been approved as a certified operator to produce/run organic coffees by the Quality Assurance International (QAI), an independent, third party certification group of organic food systems. The certification declares to consumers that Massimo Suffolk facility met strict standards set forthby the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program. The QAI Organic Certification Program is designed to verify each step of the production process; from the receipt of the coffee beans and finished goods, through the repacking of organic products, to the shelf in your neighborhood grocery store. The QAI Certification seal is widely recognized and respected by consumers as a sign of organic integrity. “We have seen an increasing demand and growing trend in offerings of organic products for consumers over the past few years. And more and more, our retail customers are looking to have organic products on their shelves,” said Felix Venezuela, vice president of operations and supply chain, Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA. “Becoming a certified operator to produce organic coffee exemplifies what a best-in-class facility we have at this company and we look forward to offering organic coffees in the future which will also help increase our production volume.” Built in 1990, the manufacturing facility of Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA is a highly modernized, state-of-the-art roast and ground coffee facility. Located in Suffolk, VA on approximately 31 acres, the plant is close to key transportation networks, including major seaport facilities at nearby Norfolk, Virginia. The production processes are fully automated with the capability to process roast and ground coffee across a range of products and packaging About MZB-USA Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA markets a stable of consumer brands that have a rich history of quality and tradition including Chock full o’Nuts, Hills Bros., MJB Premium Coffee and Chase & Sanborn. The US division boasts of a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Suffolk VA which supports both consumer and corporate brands for all of North America. The company also manages foodservice and café operations.
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