A major Vidalia onion shipper is now using YottaMarkâs HarvestMark traceability system.
In mid-June, Shuman Produce Inc., Reidsville, Ga., launched the system that complies with the produce traceability initiative at the case level for a part of Shumanâs year-round sweet onion program, according to a news release.
The HarvestMark system is one of the food safety program programs Shumanâs growers use to add traceability codes to sweet onion cases.
At HarvestMark.com, people can enter the code to access information on the produce itemâs growing, harvesting, logistics and food safety.
âWhen you provide your customers with a comprehensive traceability program, then food safety begins to mean something: Peace of mind,â John Shuman, Shumanâs president and director of sales, said in the release.
A member of primuslabs.comâs platinum program, Shuman last year received a four-star rating from Primus, according to the release.
Shuman sells sweet onions throughout the year from Georgia, Peru, Mexico, California and Texas.