We work with a broad range of global customers across Traditional Grocery, Big-Box Retailers, Natural Food Stores, Club, Food Away From Home and E-commerce channels. We also serve Industrial, Export and Co-Pack customers in several categories. Whether you’re looking to launch a private brand or seeking a consumer-loved brand to drive dollar sales, Winland Foods has the expertise to meet your needs.
Winland Foods operates 14 production facilities across the US, Canada and Italy. In addition to following good manufacturing practices (GMP), we drive operational efficiencies through a variety of process management and safety training programs.
Our modern facilities are outfitted with energy efficient equipment allowing us to use less energy, conserve water and reduce food waste. Throughout our network, we have the capability to design and manufacture products that achieve a variety of product identity certifications, such as Kosher, gluten-free, organic, and non-GMO.
Our RDI (Research, Development, and Implementation) Team is focused on creating high quality, great tasting products for our customers and consumers. We have expertise throughout the entire product development process — from culinary mastery and ingredient functionality to regulatory and product labelling — to take a concept and ready it for commercialization.
Utilizing an experimental design approach to manage costs for our customers, we invest in product or package attributes that matter the most to consumers and provide the highest quality at an affordable price. We are equipped to conduct sensory and/or analytical testing to validate that our finished goods are made to specification and critical quality data is provided to our customers.
At Winland Foods, our top priority is food safety and quality of the products that we produce for our customers and consumers. Our internal Food Safety System is designed and based on Hazard Analysis & Preventive Control for Human Food allowing us to enact detailed safety plans focused on the analysis and control of any potential hazards throughout our supply chain and manufacturing processes.
Our dedication to food safety and quality assurance is reflected in the multiple facility and product certifications we’ve achieved across our network. All our manufacturing locations are certified to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard to the recognized schemes offered by SQF or BRC.
From the sourcing of raw materials to the manufacturing of finished goods, our team members work to ensure that every aspect of our operations meet the highest standards. Our Quality Management System, metrics, and targets throughout the manufacturing processes are established to drive efficiencies and enhancements to the products produced across our network, yielding greater food safety and higher-quality standards.
Our Packaging Engineers design containers that protect the product throughout the journey from production lines to store shelves. We develop all types of packaging from inner pack items to shipping cartons for our customers globally. Areas of focus are developing consumer-friendly, easy-to-use containers and leveraging packaging materials that are recyclable, re-usable, or compostable, aligning with Winland ESG strategy.
Our Graphics Specialists work with customers to design and create packaging graphics that promote the brand, bring the great taste inside the package to life, and stand out on the shelf. All packaging labels undergo meticulous review by our Regulatory Team to ensure nutrition fact accuracy and adherence to the appropriate food labelling requirements.
We offer comprehensive and efficient warehouse, logistics and distribution solutions for our customers. Our scale and our global footprint allows us to efficiently transport and deliver products across multiple categories from the point of manufacturing to our customers.