Safe Food En Route, LLC (SFER) and Culture Advisory Group (Culture) Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Food Safety Solutions

Michelle Davey
12.13.23 10:30 AM Comment(s)
Today marks a big milestone for the food safety industry as Safe Food En Route, LLC (“SFER”) and Culture Advisory Group (“Culture”), proudly announce their strategic partnership. This collaboration brings together the expanded expertise of two industry leaders, leveraging their combined experience to introduce Software Solution Services, starting with a Readiness Risk Assessment Software tailored for food producers, manufacturers, and importers.

Safe Food En Route, LLC (“SFER”): Founded by Jennifer Crandall in 2018, is a WBENC & WOSB certified Food Safety Solutions consulting company. SFER’s mission is to blend people, processes, and automation to instill confidence in food safety and quality systems, supporting a company’s current and long-term growth. Utilizing a network of experts, including consultants, trainers, and industry educators, SFER offers customized services to importers, food producers, and manufacturers, ensuring compliance with regulatory and customer requirements across various food industry sub-categories.

Jennifer Crandall, CEO/Founder of SFER is extremely excited about this milestone for SFER. "Our partnership with Culture is an exciting step towards creating innovative solutions for the food safety landscape. Together, we aim to empower businesses with solutions using software, starting with this comprehensive Readiness Risk Assessment Software, that not only evaluates food safety practices but also offers a customizable and integrated approach to risk management."

Culture Advisory Group (“Culture”): With over 25 years of food and beverage supply chain experience, Culture stands as a go-to partner for businesses aiming to address food safety, employee, and quality gaps. As a full-service accelerator business, Culture identifies and mitigates risks, improves operational processes and infrastructure, and explores government grant opportunities to facilitate market access and protect brand reputation. The team at Culture boasts extensive global supply chain management experience within the food, beverage, natural health products, and cannabis industries.

"The collaboration with SFER aligns perfectly with Culture’s commitment to providing technical and scientific assistance to measure critical business objectives. Our combined efforts will result in a North American ability to provide the industry with a practical and simple software solution that not only measures compliance and risk requirements for third-party certifications in real time, but also provides a detailed report automatically identifying in priority any gaps and risks to the business." Paul Valder, CEO/Founder.

The Aperitisoft™ A3S Readiness Risk Assessment Software, features prepopulated templates and is designed for a full standard assessment on various audit scheme requirements, including BRCGS, FSSC 22000, and more. Guiding users with simple instructions and tailored questions, the assessment software provides not only a thorough evaluation of food safety practices, but also a highly customizable and integrated approach to risk management. It ensures companies are well-prepared for any third-party certification or internal process. 

SFER and Culture are confident that this collaboration will offer customers a practical and cost-effective food safety solution, which will deliver a timely compliance and risk profile, without disrupting operations and providing businesses with another tool for sustaining growth and success.

Michelle Davey