Kangaroo Brands, Inc. is SQF Rated Excellent
Level 2 Certified, Seventh Year in a Row
MILWAUKEE (July 13, 2017) – Kangaroo Brands, Inc., makers of Sandwich Bros., is proud to announce its ‘Excellent’ rating during the recent annual Safe Quality Food (SQF) audit. Level 2 recertification followed a rigorous multi-day audit in which the Kangaroo Operations Team successfully demonstrated the company’s dedication to food safety and quality.
“Our family had dreams to make sandwiches with our one-of-kind [Kangaroo pocket] bread. We tried countless times, experimented with different flavors and sizes over many years,” said Salem Kashou, President of Kangaroo Brands, Inc. “It took us years to get where we are now. Sandwich Bros. has come a long way since the early days. We’re honored to have a team that is dedicated and committed to growing our brand and dreams.”
SQF is recognized by retailers and regulatory agencies around the world that require a standardized food safety management program. Certification allows food safety and quality systems to be verified and validated through the entire food chain. SQF certification requires a facility pass rigorous safety, allergen, sanitation and plant process inspections.
Kangaroo Brands, Inc. is not only SQF Level 2 certified, but was also audited by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and was found with Zero Violations and has had zero recalls, to date. Kangaroo has provided the highest quality, better-for-you products since 1980 and continues to strive towards Excellence in premium, high-quality products and production.
ABOUT KANGAROO BRANDS, INC.
Kangaroo is a family-owned and operated food company founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1979 by John and George Kashou. The company is a leading manufacturer of specialty breads marketed under the Kangaroo Pocket Bread® brand. The breads are sold to various grocery stores throughout the United States. In 2012, the company sold the Kangaroo Brand Trademark and Pita Chip division to ConAgra Foods, Inc, and uses the Kangaroo brand under a licensing agreement. Later that year, the company introduced a full line of frozen, handheld breakfast and snack sandwiches under the brand name Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin®. The sandwiches are sold Nationwide to grocery stores, club, convenience and mass merchandisers, in addition to, Foodservice, Military and Private Label customers. Kangaroo’s mission is to be a leading manufacturer of hand-crafted sandwiches and specialty breads with continuous improvement, innovation and commitments to provide safe, quality food to their customers and consumers. To learn more about Kangaroo Breads visit www.KangarooBreads.com, and Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin, visit www.SandwichBros.com