Ultra Consultants, Inc., an independent research and enterprise solutions consulting firm serving the manufacturing and distribution industries, and Kestrel Management, a consulting firm that helps companies achieve food safety regulatory and certification standard requirements, have announced a partnership to provide food safety compliance and remediation advisory services to North American food and beverage processors. The expanded services draw upon proven methodologies to integrate compliance programs into core business processes and systems.

As part of this strategic alliance, food and beverage processors and manufacturers benefit from advisory services that help meet and sustain food safety compliance, certifications, and regulatory mandates by applying proven methodologies in the following areas:

  • Food and beverage compliance systems integration/scaling support
  • Food and beverage compliance certification support
  • Compliance remediation
  • Food safety business process improvement

“The expanded food safety services leverage Ultra’s proven expertise in enterprise technology selection, evaluation and implementation – methodologies that Ultra’s independent advisors have delivered over the last twenty-five years,” says Jeff Carr, Ultra Consultants founder and CEO. “These expanded offerings help food and beverage processors meet a pressing need – selecting and implementing the right technology to meet strict food safety mandates.”

Kestrel’s Bill Bremer, principal, Food Safety Compliance, says, “We’ve heard from leading food and beverage processors that there is a critical need for expertise and tools to help firms meet ever-escalating food safety requirements. This alliance will enable food and beverage processors to more efficiently reduce operational risks, achieve food safety requirements, and realize sustained value through effective use of enterprise technology.”?

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