Presentation on theme: "Company Presentation. Company Profile South Mill, and their growing division Kaolin Mushroom Farms, is one of the five largest mushroom growers/packers/distributors."— Presentation transcript:
Company Profile South Mill, and their growing division Kaolin Mushroom Farms, is one of the five largest mushroom growers/packers/distributors in the United States. Family owned and operated since 1945 Employs over 800 dedicated personnel Headquartered in Kennett Square, PA Vertically Integrated Producer – Controlling all aspects from cultivation to consumer Extensive Distribution Network ( 7 facilities - Eastern U.S.) Cold Storage Facilities
Corporate Philosophy Responsiveness to our customers, and improvement of our overall operations are goals that we continually strive for. Our organization maintains levels of responsibility, but not of authority, and as a result, we believe that our entire staff has an inherent and individual accountability to do whatever it takes to thoroughly satisfy our customers. The staff at South Mill takes great pride in their individual efforts, and consciously recognizes each person as a contributor to the overall goal of being the most innovative, customer-focused supplier in the industry. Our commitment to quality, customer service, and food safety are our priorities.
Mushroom Product Line White Mushrooms Whole, sliced, gourmet, button, stuffer, organic Brown Mushrooms Portobello, Baby Bella Specialty Mushrooms Shiitake, Oyster, Enoki, Maitake, Beech, Pom pom, Royal Trumpet IQF Mushrooms sliced, diced, whole Marinated Mushrooms Blanched Mushrooms
Diversified Product Line Garlic China Ginger China Kiwi Italy, US, Pineapples Costa Rica, Mexico French Beans Guatemala Snow Peas Guatemala Sugar Snaps Guatemala Broccoli Mexico Beans USA Shallots Canada, USA Sourcing product from around the world! And More!!
Vertically Integrated South Mill maintains complete vertical integration, controlling all aspects from cultivation to the consumer. Growing Mushrooms Harvesting Packaging Delivery
Transportation Logistics 24/7 dispatch/truck communication Fleet of 70 tractors and reefer trailers Deliveries 3-7 days a week to major metropolitan cities LTL and TL services Unique truck satellite tracking
Distribution Centers Atlanta Charlotte Chicago Dallas Houston New Orleans Distribution Facilities Kennett Square, PA – South Mill Corporate Headquarters
Distribution South Mill operates a fully integrated logistics division capable of serving all industry segments. Refrigerated or frozen LTL, or full load distribution services Close proximity to major air and sea ports Overnight deliveries to 35 major cities
Food Safety AIB Certified (American Institute of Baking) GMP / GAP Certified Fully compliant with audit requirements of our Fortune 100 clients South Mill voluntarily conducts routine random microbiological testing on products, plant & equipment for Listeria, E. coli, salmonella and total plate count Mushroom GAP – First mushroom farm in the U.S. certified in USDA MGAP (self initiated)
Food Safety Plant & Operations Limited Access to plant and growing areas in compliance with Food Security Initiative Safety standards Dress code Jewelry code All plant equipment, farm practices/procedures within the growing/packing operation are in full compliance with HACCP
Employee Health & Welfare Strict health guidelines for working employees Regular immunizations South Mill is committed to keep its employees healthy while they are on the job.
Sales & Marketing 24/7 availability Solutions oriented sales mentality State of the art I.T. solutions Electronic ordering Ink jet coding system for product traceability Custom packaging
IQF Mushrooms Fresh mushrooms are frozen within 6hrs of harvesting Available whole, sliced, or diced Shipping containers: 20lbs or 40lbs boxes, 1,300lbs bins *Custom freezing services available (Individually Quick Frozen) Our newest expansion includes a ‘fluidized bed’ tunnel freezer, capable of freezing a variety of produce items
Cold & Frozen Storage Convenient 24/7 operations New 1,000,000 cu.ft. cold & frozen storage building –Repacking –Temperature zone segregation (ethylene segregation) –IT data services –Custom services –Break-bulk capabilities –Port pick-up, LTL & TL services *New 6,000,000 cu.ft. cold storage building Coming Soon! Office space available.
Industry Presence Produce Marketing Association Red Book Credit Services Blue Book Pennsylvania Food Processor American Mushroom Institute American Frozen Food Institute
Select Soils SMS can be resold as nutrient rich topsoil –Used in farming, landscaping, & lawns –Easy transport –Environmentally friendly –100% Recycled www.selectsoils.com Select Soils processes the Spent Mushroom Substrate (SMS) into reusable topsoil with multiple applications.