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News / February 21, 2012

Aliments ED Foods achieves the SQF 2000 certification and GFSI recognition

Aliments ED Foods is pleased to announce it has achieved the SQF 2000 certification.

Montreal, Quebec, February 21st, 2012 – Aliments ED Foods is pleased to announce it has achieved the SQF 2000 certification.

•           SQF 2000 is a food certification system recognized around the world for its leading-edge safety and quality standards.

•           The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is a business-driven initiative for the continuous improvement of food safety management systems to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide.

•           SQF 2000 provides a platform for collaboration between some of the world's leading food safety experts from retailer, manufacturer, food service companies, and service providers associated with the food supply chain, international organizations, academia and government.

“SQF 2000 certification demonstrates that Aliments ED Foods’ products and the LUDA brands are manufactured at the same level as other global food manufacturers. We believe that this certification will give our current and future customers the added security that comes from working with a reliable manufacturer recognized by a global standard.” says Robert Eiser, General Manager of Aliments ED Foods Inc.

“We are very proud of the attention and precision that our team has shown to achieve the SQF 2000 certification. While we have been recognized as a gold-level (95%+) HACCP manufacturer for over 8 years, developing and implementing the GFSI standard represents a significant improvement of our food safety program.”


About Aliments ED Foods

Since 1951, Aliments ED Foods has specialized in manufacturing soup bases, soup mixes, seasonings and gravy mixes, for the food service market. The company prides itself on being Canada’s foremost private label expert and the only Canadian company manufacturing “meat first” concentrated soup stocks in paste format. Its long history of offering gluten free, vegetarian, sodium reduced and other specialized products have made it a top choice amongst North American chefs, buyers and their entire organizations. Aliments ED Foods’ excellent reputation, Gold Rated HACCP facility, knowledgeable staff and home-style approach toward recipe development, have contributed to the success behind thousands of private label products and its own brands: LUDA Inspiration, LUDA H, LUDA Original and LUDA ED. For information on Aliments ED Foods’ products and services please visit

For further information, please contact: Gilbert St-Yves, Aliments ED Foods, (514) 695- EDED or 1-800-267-EDED (3333), ext. 233, 

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