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Who We Are in Foodservice

AAK Foodservice is a leading diversified manufacturer of quality assured food products for the foodservice industry in the Northeast, since our founding in 1975. From the beginning, our focus has been centered on the needs of our customers. We believe that by working with you to help you grow your business, we will grow together. We work to achieve this by providing you high-touch sales and service, personalized customer knowledge and products that consistently deliver “Quality You Can Taste”.

We provide an extensive portfolio of foodservice products that include dressings, butter blends margarine, spreads, shortenings, vinegars, edible oils, mayonnaise, sauces, cooking wines cherries and other condiment products. AAK Foodservice employs over 150 associates at our 200,000 square foot state-of–the art Hillside, New Jersey manufacturing facility and deliver our products with our own fleet of delivery trucks.

In 2012, we became part of AAK, a Swedish based, world leading producer of high value-added specialty vegetable oils and fats. Through this acquisition, we have been able to complete over $6 million in investments to our Hillside, New Jersey facilities.

This commitment to the highest level of food safety and quality production was validated through our certification to the British Retailer Consortium (BRC), a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked food safety standard, in October, 2015.

Our Approach to the Foodservice Business

At AAK Foodservice, we believe that in order to grow, our customers must grow. As a result, customer satisfaction is a key component of our company culture. This translates into our commitment to assist our customers in achieving their goals. We offer our products and services to a variety of customers and have the people and knowledge to address each of their unique needs. From resolving application concerns through technical support to providing consistent and on time deliveries, all of the associates at AAK Foodservice are focused on you, our customer.

To achieve this we have organized ourselves so that we are able to simplify our foodservice customers’ experience as well as deliver consistent quality and experience. Our employees are highly engaged. As a result, they are focused on creating solutions, processes and services that can be innovated, tested and deployed rapidly to assist our customers in achieving their goals. Throughout all of our efforts, the power is placed anywhere in our organization that interacts with or gains feedback from you, our customer, to ensure your needs and voice is front and center.

 

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Our People

The people at AAK Foodservice, is what enables us to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. When it comes to service and product quality, our entire team is focused on what they are able to do, ensure our customer’s needs are met. Whether it is our Production team ensuring quality and consistency are achieved with every product they produce, our Supply Chain team warehousing and scheduling orders to meet your delivery needs or our Customer Service team placing your order and striving to fulfill all of your product requests or needs, all of our associates are empowered to do what is required to address the needs of our customer.

 

Our Parent Company

AAK develops and provides value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with their customers, enabling them to achieve long lasting business results. They do so through their in-depth expertise in oils & fats within food applications, working with a wide range of raw materials and broad process capabilities.

Through their unique co-development approach they bring together their customers’ skills and know-how with their capabilities and mindset. By doing so, they solve customer specific needs across many industries – Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Dairy, Infant Nutrition, Food Service, Personal Care, and more.

AAK’s proven expertise is based on more than 100 years of experience within oils & fats. With their headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, they have 18 production facilities and customization plants and sales offices in more than 25 countries. AAK’s more than 2,500 employees are dedicated to providing innovative value adding solutions to their customers. aak.com

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Sustainability

When it comes to meeting customers’ needs and expectations, trust is just as important as products. AAK Foodservice customers must be able to rely on us as a safe supplier, and particularly upon the company’s commitment to working in an ethically sound manner.

At AAK Foodservice, sustainable development is fundamental to our business. Hand in hand with financial growth, social and environmental responsibility is the key to our continued development and future success. This is what we mean by “responsible growth”.

Food safety is another area of customer concern. To satisfy the requirements of customers as well as national and international legislation, our AAK Foodservice production plant is certified in accordance with recognized standards and subject to regular audit by third parties. Our Quality Control functions ensure and document that each and every delivery lives up to specifications and all food safety requirements.

At AAK Foodservice, our vision is to be the customers’ first choice in value-adding food product solutions. To achieve this vision, it is important to show customers that we are a responsible, trustworthy supplier that would never compromise their brands.

Another key priority for our customers as well as for us is ethical supply. There is a strong request from our customers that the sourcing of raw materials is done in a responsible way, specifically within palm. We continue to increase our focus on social and environmental issues in the supply chain. Our fully implemented Supplier Code of Conduct addresses labor and human rights, environment and anti-corruption. Today, virtually all of our raw material suppliers have approved and signed our code.

Through our parent company, AAK, we continue to support and are fully engaged in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and we also continue our engagement in GreenPalm.

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