Lincolnshire-based Sleaford Quality Foods (SQF), cross-category supplier of multiple packaged foods to the manufacturing and foodservice sector, has revealed a significant investment in its global herb production facilities via parent company Jain Farm Fresh.
Jain has unveiled a new, state-of-the-art, 10,500 m2 Herb Factory in southern Turkey, in a move that will further enhance SQF’s ability to provide the very best ingredients to its global customer base.
The brand-new, modern factory, which has been fitted out with the latest equipment, facilities and infrastructure, employs a handpicked, professional team with unrivalled experience and knowledge of the Herbs & Spices industry.
James Arnold, Managing Director of Sleaford Quality Foods: “This new facility is a huge boost to our capabilities. It means SQF now has even tighter control on traceability, quality and testing. Our commitment to traceability means we have full control of sourcing as we deal directly with farmers, meaning our customers can trace our products from farm to fork.”
The move comes just over a year after SQF’s parent company Jain Farm Fresh opened a new state-of-the-art Spice facility in India.
At 14,000 m2, it is the largest spice processing facility in India with a capacity of 24,000MT per year, and the only integrated spice facility from drying to milling in the world.
James added: “Together, these two facilities are game-changers for SQF – and, more importantly, our customers. We look forward to working with customers old and new to take herb and spice production and supply into a whole new, exciting era.”