Safety & Hygiene
We are delighted to share with all our patrons that Frugivore is ISO:22000 certified and has HACCP (Hazard and Critical Control Points) in place to ensure Food Safety though proper systems – and we are one of the first fresh produce companies in NCR to have it. We got our ISO 22000 Food safety Management system certification from TUV-NORD.
ISO 22000 defines the requirements of a food safety management system covering entire food chain from "farm to fork", including food handling and packaging companies. It is a safety standard that is accepted and trusted world over. It helps the organizations to demonstrate compliance with all relevant regulatory food safety requirements. The intention of this standard is to plan, implement, operate, maintain and update a food safety management system aimed at providing food products that are safe for the consumers.
In Fruits and veggies supply chain, Indian market still remains largely traditional, the fresh products from farm to the retail shop are dealt in a manner which leave a lot to be desired – sorting, grading, cleaning, and packaging do not meet the desirable safety standards leading to lack of hygiene and presence of fungus, bacteria, virus in the food supply chain. Food can become contaminated at any point during harvesting, processing, storage, distribution, transportation and preparation.
Implementing FSMS (Food Safety Management Systems) based on ISO 22000 & HACCP becomes therefore vital to ensure healthy food safety practices.
Food safety management systems generally include three components: quality management systems applied to food safety − Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems − prerequisite programmes and Good Practices including Good Hygiene Practices (GHPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agriculture Practices (GAPs), etc.
For Proper Food Safety Management system we have the following in place:
1. Food Safety Policy : We have a written and publicized food safety policy in place. “Frugivore dedicates itself to total food safety & quality in sourcing, sorting, washing, cutting, packaging and transportation of fresh fruits and vegetable.”
2. Food Safety Officer: We have a food technologist on our roles.
3. Infrastructure: Cutting faclility, RO plant, cold rooms, temperature controlled crate system for transportation, stainless steel tables for sorting and grading, high food quality chopping boards, calibrated weighing machines, food grade packaging material.
4. Record Keeping: which includes daily, product-wise and store-wise delivery, stocks and traceability?
5. Regular Internal Audits: Water quality test, cleanliness schedule, workers health checkups.
6. Training: To workers and whole operations team on quality specifications, good hygiene practices and good packaging practices
7. Issue Management: A proper system for registering any issues which are observed and resolving/improving.
We resolve to continually innovate & improve the product and process capabilities through management commitment and employee involvement in implementing Food Safety Management system’s provisions together with compliance on all statutory and regulatory requirements.
Your Avocado Story !!
Hey there fellow Avocado-lover, we literally feel the same for this superfood. Avocados, now a staple in West have gained immense popularity in ...
Jan 18, 2020
New Decade: New Responsibilities !
Greetings from Frugivore for the New Year!
2020 is not only a new year but commencement of a new decade. The difference is that this n...
Jan 14, 2020
The Christmas Dinner - Part Two!!
This is with continuation where we left – A room full of happy faces and tummies anticipating on what’s there in the main course and...
Dec 24, 2019
The Christmas Dinner - Part One!
Let’s face it! Festivities are here and so is our ever not satisfied craving to hit that sweet spot for Christmas Dinner. Surrounded by fa...
Dec 23, 2019
Bugs in your Greens? Tragedy? – No, it’s a love story.!
Picture this - you are preparing for a Sunday salad in your kitchen happily slicing your carrots and chopping the leafies when Mr. Bug creeps in...
Nov 30, 2019
Apple - The one God gave, not Jobs!
We know Apples are a little overrated but only for all good reasons. The most sold fruit in the whole wide world - Apples are one of the most po...
Nov 25, 2019
Mamma Mia Mushrooms!
For the love of Mushrooms let’s dive in for some amazingly delicious and easy to make recipes. If your kids do not really like Mushrooms, ...
Nov 12, 2019
Blueberry Bonanza !
There’s a fad going on around all the food items involving Blueberry already. Cheesecakes, Muffins, Pies and the list goes on with t...
Nov 08, 2019
Vegan's the way!
Going Vegan is not as big as it seems. It’s a matter of choice. Everyone has the right to choose what they want to consume. What has come ...
Oct 18, 2019
50 Shades of Avocado ;)
Avocado is a fruit usually grown in equatorial regions; it has a thick rough skin, and a soft gooey pulp. An Avocado has 5 stages of maturity.
Sep 19, 2019
Reasons to Buy Grapefruit Online in Delhi
Grapefruits have shot to popularity with more and more people becoming aware of its amazing health benefits. To enjoy grapefruit, one has to acq...
Jul 26, 2019
Exotic Fruits in Delhi - Stay Healthy and Young
If you are a fruitlover, you can enjoy the goodness of your chosen fruit along with multiple benefits it brings to you. The major benefit of add...
Jul 26, 2019
Best Foods for Your Skin and Hair
Ever heard of the saying you are what you eat? Turns out, Science has proven it Time and again, as Research consistently find healthy food to be...
Jul 13, 2019
Going Green – Why are Green Vegetables Recommended?
Obesity and being overweight are major problems plaguing many of the world’s nations, and this unhealthy weight problem has also been lead...
Jul 13, 2019
Buying Imported Fruits Online ? Read this !!
The fresh-fruit sector of India is now facing changes with the presence of stores selling products and even imported fruits online. And this is ...
Jul 06, 2019
Top 5 Avocado Recipes !!
If you find it difficult to have an Avocado as it is or have got bored by the over usage of Gaucamole, try these exciting recipes which we are s...
Jun 15, 2019
The Legend Of Gaucamole!
Gaucamole is much more than a dip for your chip. It is used in so many ways going far beyond the traditional mexican approach.
May 25, 2019
Just like the killing spell of the greatest fictional movie series – ‘Harry Potter’, Avocado is a super effective health fruit...
May 11, 2019
Where do you buy your Fresh ?
Picture this: an elderly lady dressed in expensive silk saree, gold bangles, diamond ring, platinum earings, wearing an exquisite pashmina, gets...
Jan 14, 2019
How fresh are you!
When we commissioned this website recently, the question arose - should we have a blog. And it was decided we should because that’s how we...
Jan 14, 2019
Winter Warm-Up Recipies
Hey folks, its that time of the year again with cold nights and chilly, foggy mornings setting in. Our blogpost today is all about keeping you c...
Jan 14, 2019
Thailand is famous for many things. Thai Fruits is one of them – fruits are an immensely popular export of Thailand (next only to Thai mas...
Dec 31, 2018