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State-of-the-Art Production Facility Provides Clients with Consistency, Quality and Efficiency

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Trailblazer Foods’ state-of-the-art facility boasts a production capacity of more than 115 tons per day. The facility, which is geared for high-volume production of sugar…

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Trailblazer Foods’ state-of-the-art facility boasts a production capacity of more than 115 tons per day. The facility, which is geared for high-volume production of sweetener, fruit-based products, is available for co-packing and private label services. We work with an endless array of recipes and are always ready to add new ones. For co-pack production, we have low batch minimums at 10,000 lbs. (5,000 lbs. per batch).

Products we currently produce include the following:

  • Preserves and jellies
  • Table syrups
  • Sweetened coconut
  • Drink mixes
  • Italian syrups
  • Pie filling and glazes
  • Savory sauces and marinades

Our daily production totals more than 65 tons of preserves and jellies, more than 75 tons of syrups, approximately 15 tons of sweetened or unsweetened coconut, more than 8 tons of pie filling, and more than 25 tons of sauces and marinades.

Advanced technology – including a flexible automated recipe management system and a packaging line that is integrated with the processing operations – combined with superior scheduling and inventory management systems and rigorous quality control measures, ensures efficient, consistent, cost-effective production.

Our equipment includes the following:

Cook Deck

  • 2 500-gallon vacuum pans
  • 3 500-gallon premix kettles
  • 2 750-gallon standardization kettles

Heat Treatment/Cooling Sections

  • Heat tunnel
  • 20- to 40-minute cooling (water)
  • 8- to 10-minute hot hold (convection air)

Coding Station

  • Inkjet coder
  • Open, closed or Julian coding capabilities

Case Erecting/Packaging/Palletizing Stations

  • 100% automated

Filling/Capping Stations

  • 33 to 80 mm “lug” caps
  • 2 to 128 oz. (or larger) filling capacity
  • 22 to 110 mm continuous thread caps

Labeling Station(s)

  • Pressure-sensitive capabilities

Case Coding

  • Inkjet printing capable

Laser jet print and label system (bar code capable)


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Quality Control is Paramount

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A six-person staff, composed of two food scientists, three technicians and a microbiologist, directs quality control at Trailblazer Foods. This level of oversight distinguishes us in our field. Rigorous practices ensure consistency for our customers, because quality is achieved through uniformly applied processes and practices.

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A six-person staff, composed of two food scientists, three technicians and a microbiologist, directs quality control at Trailblazer Foods. This level of oversight distinguishes us in our field. Rigorous practices ensure consistency for our customers, because quality is achieved through uniformly applied processes and practices.

Current policies, procedures and programs include the following:

  • SQF Certification
  • GMP & HACCP
  • Employee Training Programs
  • Food Security & FDA Bioterrorism Registration
  • Glass Breakage Policy
  • Allergen Program
  • Recall Policy & Mock Recalls
  • Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Yearly Sanitation SOP
  • Post-Destructive Testing & Hold Program
  • Third-Party Audits by Steritech
  • Receiving & Inspection Programs
  • Magnets, Water Quality Testing & Temperatures
  • Hold, Rework & WIP Programs
  • Glass & Hard/Brittle Plastics Policy
  • In-House Micro Lab

Certifications Attest to Trailblazer Quality

We are proud of the certifications that attest to our ability to safely and efficiently handle your products.

Organics Distinguish Your Brand

Trailblazer Foods is geared to enable our clients to grow and is also a leader in certified organic processing. Sales of food products in certified organic categories are outpacing nonorganics. We understand that it is important to offer choices to your customers. That’s why Trailblazer Foods is proud to offer both traditional and organic products.


Click here to view the Trailblazer Foods organic processing certificate. We can easily qualify for the production of additional food products beyond the ones listed. Please contact a sales representative.

Kosher-Certified Processing Ensures That Our Products Deliver on Your Promise

We are certified, audited and monitored by international agency KOF-K to produce kosher products in accordance with kashrus law.


To ensure compliance and enhance efficiency, the Trailblazer Foods production system features the following:

  • Automated processing line
  • Supplier compliance procedure
  • Staff training and qualification program
  • Established standard operating procedures
  • Formalized documentation with frequent reporting to supervising agency (KOF-K)

If your company is considering adding kosher products, please contact our sales team to discuss your specific product requirements.

Quality Control Is Paramount

A six-person staff, composed of two food scientists, three technicians and a microbiologist, directs quality control at Trailblazer Foods. This level of oversight distinguishes us in our field. Rigorous practices ensure consistency for our customers, because quality is achieved through uniformly applied processes and practices.


Current policies, procedures and programs include the following:

  • SQF Certification
  • GMP & HACCP
  • Employee Training Programs
  • Food Security & FDA Bioterrorism Registration
  • Glass Breakage Policy
  • Allergen Program
  • Recall Policy & Mock Recalls
  • Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Yearly Sanitation SOP
  • Post-Destructive Testing & Hold Program
  • Microbiological Testing

Click here to view the Trailblazer Foods SQF certificate.

Visit the SQF website at http://sqfi.com