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Baron’s Employees End HACCP Training

(L) to (R) Ms. Cardee Alexis, Ms. Geanelle Edgar (seated), and Mr. Hemaindra Ramjattan.
(L) to (R) Ms. Cardee Alexis, Ms. Geanelle Edgar (seated), and Mr. Hemaindra Ramjattan.
(L) to (R) Ms. Cardee Alexis, Ms. Geanelle Edgar (seated), and Mr. Hemaindra Ramjattan.

THREE senior level employees of Baron Foods Limited have completed two days of training in Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), at the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards.

Baron Foods Total Quality Manager, Ms. Cardee Alexis, Administrative Manager, Ms. Geanelle Edgar and Quality Control Officer, Mr. HemaindraRamjattan, participated in the training exercise.

Ramjattan said the training basically reinforced what they already knew. “It was pretty simple actually because it is relatively straightforward stuff that was involved such as the hazards of food and its safety and quality,” he declared.

Ramjattan described the operations at Baron Foods as being “spot on”, saying: “All quality control measures were implemented several years ago and the training session we attended confirmed that Baron Foods has it right.”

All products manufactured by Baron Foods Limited are FDA compliant. The company has also been certified for Food Safety System by SGS and its some 150 products have been certified against FSSC 22000:2010.

The company currently manufactures over 150 products which include exotic and gourmet sauces, condiments, spices, flavorings, low fat mayonnaise, salad dressings and drink cocktails. The company is export oriented and currently serves markets in the USA, Canada, Europe, Guyana and the entire English, French and Dutch speaking islands of the Caribbean.

Established by CEO Ronald Ramjattan, Baron Foods commenced operations in November 1991 with a total of 15 employees on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia at the Vieux Fort Industrial Estate. To date, the company employs under 200 employees across its plants situated in the islands of St. Lucia, Grenada and has its eyes set on commencing operations soon in Trinidad and Tobago.

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