Quality Assured Food Ingredient Supply
Originating pulse, oilseed and grain products from thousands of premium growing locations throughout the United States and Canada, The Redwood Group delivers natural ingredients to domestic and international food manufacturers. Our raw commodity processing assets along with our animal science, public health and quality assurance experience allow us to focus on sourcing customer needs for conventional ingredients, as well as niche non-GMO and organic ingredients for food products.
Quality is Our Focus
The Redwood Group is built on origination capabilities, quality assurance, transparency and knowledge of macro and micro market trends in both domestic and international markets.
Working with our customers to meet their requested specifications, Redwood ensures such deliveries receive specialized care, with the end-user being regularly updated on the status of each load to ensure an exemplary logistics service is provided.
The Redwood Group owns or facilitates operations at various processing plants and storage facilities in geographically diverse locations which store and process commodities that are suited for food production. This vertically integrated approach allows Redwood to meet customer demands and to ensure quality standards are maintained at each step of the process as requested.
Food Ingredient Service Features
Viewing logistics as much more than just delivering to a destination, the dedicated logistics team utilizes its proprietary transportation platform to ensure products are handled in compliance throughout the entire supply chain and that on-time deliveries are the standard.
The Redwood Group holds long-standing relationships with growers, processors and end-users. We believe farmers, throughput processors and food manufacturers should gain value from the relationship. These relationships provide each party with a world view of markets and facilitate collaborative pricing efforts.
Redwood focuses on communicating pricing, contract, payment and logistics specifics openly at each interaction. Our customers can count on open lines of communication with our merchandisers to receive real-time updates on their contracts.
The Redwood Group maintains a network of strategic partnerships throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. These partnerships provide us with the ability to offer our customers several sourcing and processing options. At Redwood, we understand the value of strong partnerships and we are focused on continuing to expand our network of partners.
Facilitating relationships between quality assured growers and premium food manufacturers, The Redwood Group creates mutually beneficial partnerships on both sides of the supply chain. Our processing partners and Redwood welcome our buyers to meet our growers, which provides a transparent view of the supply chain. This further enables us to maintain the highest levels of quality and compliance throughout all major points in the process and to ensure our customers are supplied with a high quality, premium product from farms they can trust.
We leverage global market knowledge to provide our producers with maximum visibility into various markets to provide competitive pricing.
The Redwood Group supplies all types, varieties and grades of the following commodities for delivery to food manufacturers. Please contact us with inquires about additional commodity specifications and our grower programs.
All Things Quality
The Redwood Group will never compromise on quality. We have implemented a proprietary quality assurance program based on the highest level of quality guidelines for product to be delivered to food markets. Nutritional, quality and microbial analysis conducted by third-party laboratories are available upon request to validate the certificate of analysis and requested commodity specifications. Redwood is capable of sourcing food ingredients from locations which comply with all regulations outlined in the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act, and we maintain a fully implemented Foreign Supplier Verification Program. Lastly, our operations adhere to all FDA sanitary transportation program guidelines ensuring food safety through the whole supply chain at each customers’ request.
Quality is Our Focus
Full-time preventative controls qualified individuals (PCQIs) are on staff to perform all activities necessary to assure customer product quality specification requests are met. The quality assurance team continually works to ensure our exclusive facilities and our third-party vendors maintain compliance with regulatory programs such as the HACCP Food Safety System and the Food Quality Management System.
Employing individuals with a unique background in public health and science guides the emphasis on quality assurance programs and principals to meet or exceed food safety certification standards to ensure the consistent supply of safe food products, with the desired quality characteristics our customers need. The Redwood Group and respective staff perform all activities necessary to assure product quality through consistent conformance to:
- Customer expectations
- Product specifications
- Food safety requirements
- Product wholesomeness
Each step ensures the consistent production of safe products, with the desired quality characteristics, in full compliance with the HACCP Food Safety System and Food Quality Management System.
The division is fully committed to the routine review of food safety and food quality systems for continual improvement to provide the highest quality assurance in the industry.
Pleasant Hill, MO
Pulse Marketing Program
Strict delivery and quality specifications
The Redwood Group owns and operates facilities and works with approved third-party vendor locations which are in full compliance with food quality certifications that meet customer requirements. These facilities provide storage, cleaning and processing options for customers so to provide better logistics and product specification management.