Sensient Colors Achieves SQF 2000 Level 3 Certification

ST. LOUIS, MO (April 6, 2011) – Sensient Colors LLC recently achieved Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Level 3 certification, the highest level of certification possible within the SQF Program.

“At Sensient, we know our colors define many of the world’s largest brands.  Our dedication to quality and food safety ensures our customers will have complete confidence that their products contain safe, secure and consistently stable color,” says Paul Manning, President of Sensient Colors. “Our focus on the future of color is built upon a foundation of premium quality allowing us to offer safe, sophisticated innovations like plant breeding programs, new hybrid creation and nutritional bioavailability.”

SQF is the only certification recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) that offers special recognition for product quality, issuing certificates for primary production, food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management.

“We are proud of our achievement in receiving the highest status from this prestigious, globally recognized certification program. The SQF 2000 Level 3 designation further demonstrates Sensient Colors complete commitment to producing high quality, safe and secure ingredients,” says Mark Goldschmidt, Technical Director. “In addition to quality, SQF also identifies a company’s ability to be proactive and manage risk. Sensient has comprehensive and stringent assessment, screening and analytical testing programs for all raw materials and finished products.”