PREMIER PROVIDER OF FULLY COOKED POULTRY PRODUCTS
Crider Foods is in every way a state of the art processor for Fully Cooked poultry products. Our core poultry product capabilities include both grilled or fried, fully-cooked diced, strips, sized-fillets plus bone-in and boneless wings. In addition, we process beef, pork and turkey products. Our value proposition is validated by our least-cost processing capabilities and ability to rapidly adapt to our customer’s changing needs. Economy of scale is achieved through high-volume manufacturing capabilities with production rates in excess of 10,000 lbs. /hour.
Crider’s cook facility was designed with food safety as a primary focus. SQF Level 3 certification provides the security and confidence today’s customers require to minimize the risk of any event related to Food Safety.
Crider Foods Pilot Plant combined with our staff of experienced R&D and Food Technologists provides customer’s access to the resources required to facilitate rapid NPD initiatives and Go-to-Market opportunities.
As a leading fully cooked protein processor, our high-tech facility is equipped with statistical process controls throughout and designed to be versatile while meeting the demand for ready-to-eat cooked frozen chicken for our contract packing, foodservice and industrial customers. We maintain the values and attributes of a small family owned business while our capabilities represent those of a much larger enterprise. Our customers, which include several National brands, depend on our abilities to protect those brands and create outstanding value for our strategic partners in the markets where we compete.
WE THINK AND BEHAVE LIKE A LOCAL FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS. THIS CULTURE CREATES VALUE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS WHO APPRECIATE TRANSPARENCY AND OUR DEDICATION TO LONG TERM RELATIONSHIPS.
All raw material suppliers are audited to ensure they meet Crider’s strict requirements of animal welfare and process control.
All incoming meat is X-rayed to dramatically reduce bones and foreign material.
Best in class capabilities result in excess of 10,000 lbs. per hour of fully cooked product.
Real – time data collection is delivered by the Infinity Food Safety Software and Traceability System.
Our Test & Hold policy ensures no product is released until all micro test results have been completed and verified.
We are proud of our SQF3 certification which is recognized Globally as the Gold Standard in Food Safety.
DRIVEN BY OUR LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION, WE MAINTAIN ULTRAMODERN FACILITIES EQUIPPED WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY.
Our Cook process in action can include:
- Weight scales before and after marinating to ensure each batch is to exact formulation
- ProGrill to sear and to start the cooking process
- Char Marker to add grill marks on one side of product
- Batter & Breader System which can lightly bread up to make a fritter
- Fryer to quick-set breading
- Multipurpose Steam & Dry Heat Oven
- Individually Quick Freeze in our Mechanical Dry Freezer