Ensuring product quality and safety is a top priority at Tides. That is why we have a dedicated and experienced staff committed to enforcing the highest food safety and quality standards, keeping an eye on the most innovative technologies and updated industry standards, as well as all ongoing regulatory changes. This helps us make sure that our customers always receive safe, quality product, that is consistent in meeting their needs.

Our quality team ranges in areas of expertise: R&D formulation, regulatory and labeling, food safety and product quality, QA manufacturing support, and much more. The team enforces a strict vetting process for all ingredients to ensure all requirements are met at each step of the supply chain.

The QA lab team can provide in- house testing for most physiochemical attributes, including but not limited to:

  • Brix
  • Acidity
  • Color and turbidity
  • pH
  • Pulp
  • Oil
  • Heavy Metals
  • Pesticides
  • Weight/Density
  • Microbiological panels – total plate count, yeast, mold, coliforms, e. coli

Because we know that each product and application can have unique circumstances, our team can arrange for specific testing for your products, including heavy metals and pesticides, starch (pectin), specific nutritional information, viscosity, etc.

Our innovative and creative R&D and Technical Services can assist in formulation, blending and creation of specific juice mixes, WONFs, essences and extracts. The team can offer support with all required information and documentation, such as TTB applications.

The Tides Quality team can offer samples of our products to make sure we find the right specifications for your needs. With a diverse array of capability, Tides can offer samples that are unique and in line with your specifications. Our samples are delivered fresh, quick and with appropriate documentation.

The Tides Quality team is also here to support your documentation needs. We are committed and abided by law to follow regulatory guidelines to ensure we are producing/providing food-safe ingredients. Our team can provide all the necessary information your operation will require. Our products are GFSI certified, Kosher certified, and others as requested (Organic, Halal, etc.). We offer a variety of non-GMO and enzyme-free items, and all our products are suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

The Tides Quality Assurance and Regulatory Department is always on top of current food safety alerts from the FDA, USDA, and other regulatory institutions. All our ingredients are produced in facilities that undergo 3rd party auditing and have an established HACCP program. We are committed to providing the highest level of food safety and regulatory compliance for all of our partners.