Häns Kissle Company was recently honoured as winner of the 11th annual Food Quality Award at a reception attended by almost 300 food industry professionals during the Food Safety & Security Summit in Washington, DC sponsored by DuPont Nutrition & Health. Häns Kissle is an independently owned upscale food manufacturing company that supplies salads and related products to retail and food service establishments throughout the US.
DuPont Nutrition & Health addresses challenges by offering a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients and advanced microbial diagnostic solutions to provide safer, healthier and more nutritious food, the Food Quality Award is given each year to a North American QA/QC department or programme that has made significant improvements in food safety and quality, with a positive impact on business results.
Häns Kissle was selected due to the quantifiable results it has achieved in meeting its goal of producing high-quality food in a sustainable environment, including technology improvements that reduced energy consumption by 15 per cent.
‘Honouring companies such as Häns Kissle for taking a proactive approach to protecting our food supply is something we at DuPont look forward to each year,’ states Megan DeStefano, global industry marketing manager, DuPont Nutrition & Health. ‘As recipients of the Food Quality Award, these companies exemplify commitment in action.’
‘Our company, our work, our products reflects each and every one of us,’ comments Robin Beane, director of operations of Häns Kissle. ‘Our team takes great pride in our products and in the work environment that promotes professional and personal growth, respect, integrity and team spirit. Everyone truly cares about all employees and the products we produce.’