NECCO Awarded SQF Level 2 Certification

8/26/2013 12:00:00 AM Gaining this certification marks NECCO’s commitment to providing quality products to its customers. Vice President of Research and Development, Jeff Green says “this certification signifies our commitment to our customers to supply them safe and wholesome confections.”
SQF Level 2 Certification is a certified HACCP based food safety plan that is benchmarked by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is recognized internationally, distinguishing food producing companies as safe and responsible.
Chief Executive Officer Alan Gulachenski cites the certification as an essential piece moving forward.
“This certification is a key part of a strategic growth plan for NECCO which includes investing in our brands and growing our contract and private label manufacturing businesses. A multiyear initiative has culminated in a successful audit.  It’s truly a testament to the staff and their commitment to our company, products, and our heritage.”

ABOUT:  NECCO Wafers Sweethearts Conversation Hearts Clark Bar  Haviland Thin Mints. NECCO dates its origins to Chase and Company, a company founded by brothers Oliver R. and Silas Edwin Chase in 1847. Having previously invented and patented the first American candy machine, the Chase brothers continued to design and create machinery that made assortments of candy, such as their popular sugar wafers. To learn more about NECCO, visit
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