Snack Mini Case Study Featuring a Co-packing Nut Company
A co-packing company that offered both product and co-packing services enjoyed an outstanding brand regard within the food industry. Because of its stellar reputation for providing quality nuts, dried fruits, trail mixes and other similar snacks, a national well-known consumer food warehouse company reached out to discuss exploring and utilizing the services of the co-packer. One of the requirements was an HACPP certification as the company was a major food warehouse distributer. The co-packer was eager in expanding their business and knew how important it was to select the right system to meet the HACPP requirement but also wanted a system that could turn-key their x-ray food inspection needs beyond metal to include stone, bone, glass and plastics.
In order to get that piece of business, it was required that the co-packer have HACCP certification as part of the offerings. They needed cost-efficient solutions that would enable them to achieve the necessary certifications in to order to become a partner for the major supplier. Metal detection could inspect for items outside metal and they needed a compact unit that could handle their production line speeds and changeovers as efficiently as possible.
How MEKI Solved the Requirements
Having previous experience with x-ray, the customer met with Mekitec at a food expo, the Mekitec learned about the co-packers concerns and requirements in order to help them grow their business. The CombiMEKI was recommended as not only provided x-ray inspection, HACCP certification as well as others but also had an integrated checkweigher unit that was affordable and space efficient with an easy to use interface that allowed switching product lines effortlessly. They display their safety certificate proudly where customers can easily access it. The customer continues to submit additional application tests for other products. To learn more how Mekitec can provide x-ray inspection for your food applications, visit www.mekitec.com to learn more or contact us.