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Our Food Safety

Food Safety

Porterville Citrus strives to meet or exceed industry food safety standards and maintain strict food safety controls throughout the process to ensure the integrity of the fruit and promote customer and consumer confidence in all products with:

  • • In-House Food Safety Manager

  • • Super and Excellent ratings by Primus Labs, and independent food safety auditor, at all 6 PCI locations

  • • 100% traceability

  • • Continually monitored GMP and HACCP systems in place at all locations, as well as Sanitation and Personal Hygiene Programs

  • • 100% of PCI Growers Global G.A.P./ IFA certified



Please click below for Current Primus Lab Certificates and Organic Certifications:

Organic Certification

Organic Certification

Primus - Exeter Specialties

Primus - Exeter Specialties

Primus - Organic

Primus - Organic

Primus - Porterville

Primus - Porterville

Primus - Rayo

Primus - Rayo

Primus - Strathmore

Primus - Strathmore

Primus - Terra Bella

Primus - Terra Bella

Useful Links:

California Citrus Quality Council: http://ccqc.org/
California Department of Food and Agriculture (Crop Estimate): https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/California/Publications/Fruits_and_Nuts/2017/201709navom.pdf
Sunkist: https://www.sunkist.com/