DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prism Team Services, Inc. of San Francisco's East Bay announced today that it has achieved 'organic distributor' certification from Quality Assurance International (QAI), an achievement which sets Prism apart from most food grade operators in the logistics industry. As an Organic Distributor certified operation, Prism is authorized to repack and provide value add services for their organic product customers.
"As consumers become increasingly attentive to food labels, ingredients and the way their food is processed, we expect to see continued growth in Organic and natural food markets in this region and nationwide. The entire Prism team is committed to achieving and maintaining the highest caliber of service possible for this important and growing customer segment," said Jere Van Puffelen, President of Prism Logistics.
Prism Team Services Inc. of The East Bay's Hayward, CA was the first of its four facilities to be certified and the firm expects to expand the program throughout its network of Northern California distribution facilities.
About Quality Assurance International – QAI
Founded in 1989, QAI is the leading provider of organic certification services verifying organic integrity throughout the supply chain (qai-inc.com). QAI is a USDA-accredited certifying agency, approved to provide organic certification in accordance with the USDA's National Organic Program. A product marked "certified organic" means that an accredited certifying agency, such as QAI, has verified that the product labeled as "organic" is true to that organic labeling claim, as specified by the National Organic Program in accordance with the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990.
Additional certification services include gluten-free, kosher, non-GMO, natural personal care, social responsibility and food safety through its parent company NSF International. QAI remains dedicated to the environment, while providing educational outreach to the organic community, customers and consumers. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., the company has grown to include operations in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Japan and the European Union.
About Prism Logistics
Founded in 1993, Prism Logistics serves Northern California and the US West from a network of facilities in Hayward, Sacramento, Stockton and Livermore, California. Prism is a leader in its field by virtue of technology and systems investment, providing 'leading edge' efficiency and effectiveness for the highly demanding, high-value customers served. Prism boasts state-of-the-art warehouse management systems (WMS), and a highly automated radio frequency enabled processing system that creates a paperless warehouse network with capacity in excess of 750,000 sq. ft. For more, go to www.prismlogistics.com.
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