One of Vantage Foods’ core values is to provide every customer with excellent quality service and products. The company makes sure that both the workplace and food products are safe. Because the company is a lean and hands-on organization, Vantage Foods always acts with a sense of urgency. However, despite the sense of urgency, the company always sees to it that integrity is never compromised.
Vantage Foods owns and operates four state-of-the-art processing facilities. These food-processing plants provide unique and case-ready programs of service, both in Canada and the southeastern United States.
Each of the company’s facilities, or service centres, offer:
A complete array of fresh meats, such as sausage products and ground meat
Just-in-time inventory and demand forecasting to make sure that there are consistent stocks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
A completely flexible supply of raw materials
Excellent labour relations and growth opportunities for the company’s employees
Food safety that is uncompromised. These four facilities are located in Belleville (Ontario), Chilliwack (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba) and Lenoir (North Carolina). All of these facilities are HACCP certified and are government-approved by the CFIA, as well as the USDA in the United States. These facilities are also always open whenever there is an opportunity for inspection. Vantage Foods’ scientists are important contributors and participants with government organizations and the global industry, especially when it comes to strict protocols on food safety.
As for Vantage Foods’ employees, involvement is always encouraged by the company as this builds commitment. The company also believes that employee involvement unlocks their potential. Employees are given opportunities for ongoing extensive trainings to develop their potential. They are also given government-approved and industry-approved equipment and apparel. In-house incentives are also given to employees for performance, especially in the area of workplace safety.
Among Vantage Foods’ customers are major retail chains in the country like Canada Safeway Ltd., Metro Inc., The North West Company and the Overwait Food Group. In the United States, retail chains like Alex Lee, Inc. and Martin’s Food Markets get their meat products from Vantage Foods.
Ownership Type: Private
Employees: Information not available
Geography: Canada, USA
Demography: Food retailers, foodservice operators, major grocery chains