Our canning facility is truly state-of-the-art, offering virtually unlimited opportunities while assuring a quality and safety standard that sets us apart from all other canning plants. In partnership with our customers, we have a shared vision for the future. We have the versatility to run can sizes from 3 ounces to 96 ounces and the flexible capacity to produce for leading food brands as well as private label accounts, club stores and the foodservice industry. We are the global leader in canned chicken production and a major supplier of turkey, ham, pork and beef to many of the world’s top brands.
To serve worldwide markets, Crider Foods has EU, Halal, Kosher and organic certifications. We’re very proud of our world-class meat canning factory, but it’s the can-do spirit of our people that is our greatest asset. We maintain a professional workplace that strives for employee safety, quality products and pride in all we do. You can trust your brand’s reputation to Crider Foods.
SIX DECADES OF COMMITMENT TO QUALITY, SAFETY, CUSTOMER TRUST AND SATISFACTION
Crider Foods continues to diversify our canned product line to meet the global demand of our retail and food service customers. Driven by our long-standing commitment to innovation, we maintain ultramodern facilities equipped with the latest technology. Canning factory consistently exceeds all food safety and quality standards has been authenticated year after year by our “excellent” rating SQF3 standing. Crider Foods is a trusted name in markets around the world.
We process enough canned product to stack the height of 40 Empire State Buildings everyday, and enough cans to reach half way around the world each year!
All incoming meat is X-rayed to check for bones or foreign material
All cans go through a check weigher to ensure the contents meet the label’s net weight requirement.
Can seams are verified through digital imaging equipment
All labels are automatically verified to the can codes to ensure the label matched the can content
Every can is X-rayed to ensure that there are no dents and that there are no foreign materials in the can
DRIVEN BY OUR LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION, WE MAINTAIN ULTRAMODERN FACILITIES EQUIPPED WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY.
Our canning process in action includes:
- An automatic de-palletizer
- Weight scales before and after marination to ensure each batch is to exact formulation
- Our retorts are the latest in pressure-cooking technology
- Three automated packaging lines, running simultaneously, programmed to keep pace with our canning speed
- The ability to apply labels in just fractions of a second
- An automatic palletizer designed to handle any configuration, allowing cases to stack gently to avoid any damage