Food Safety - Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario

Here at Napa Nuts, food safety is serious business.  There is literally a binder full of all of our procedures.  We will not be posting the whole binder (who wants to read it?), but do require all new employees read it cover to cover.

Today's safety highlight will be about one of our safety drills; the mock-recall.  Product recalls here are incredibly rare as we take many steps to make sure everything is bought from trusted sources, stored properly, and handled in a food-service-clean environment.  But once in a blue moon, things may happen that are out of our control and we have to recall a product from our customers.  A recall is basically our worst nightmare. 

Today was only a drill, but we got the whole team together to practice a recall just in case the real thing were to happen.  Every team member has responsibilities, from informing the FDA, to pulling product out of inventory, making sure that there are no pending deliveries, contacting our affected customers, and then disposal.

Today was my first time doing the drill.  I was impressed at how quickly everyone knew their parts already and how efficiently we were able to complete the drill.  Napa Nuts is committed to the quality of our products and the safety of our customers (even if my sister decided to do a mock recall on a busy Thursday morning). 

-Schecky Miluso, Client Relations Manager

Wine RayZyns®: Our New Superfood Partner


Napa Nuts is pleased to announce that we are offering a new product line that screams "Wine Country."  Wine RayZyns® are a superfood snack that is great on its own or as an ingredient in something delicious.  RayZyns® require a special drying process; they naturally sweat out the water of the fruit and use the residual natural sugars to caramelize and toast the wine grape’s seed inside the fruit, thus creating a new CRUNCHY superfood fruit. By leaving the seeds inside the fruit, RayZyns® provide 20% of your daily fiber in a single serving, more antioxidants than a glass of red wine, and a delicious nutty crunch that will help fight hunger while delivering unprecedented nutrition.  Each natural RayZyn® product has only 1 ingredient--the grape itself…no added sugar, sulfur or preserves…its just nature in a bag. 

Here at the shop we have enjoyed them in our new custom-made Valley RayZyn Blend Trail Mix, on salads and in cookies, but the possibilities are endless. 

Wine RayZyns® comes in 4 varieties: CabernayZyns®, made from dark purple Cabernet grapes, the ChardonayZyns® from the lighter Chardonnay grapes, MerlayZyns®, made from the smooth-tasting Merlot grapes, and, as if it couldn't get any better, there is also a Dark Chocolate Covered CabernayZyns®. 


Napa Nuts is offering all of Wine RayZyns® products in bulk and each of the packaging options as well. Check out all of the options on our Wine RayZyns® page.

It has been a lot of fun to part of the start of such a fun, and versatile new opportunity.  We are sure that everyone will enjoy the sweetness, crunch, and flavor complexity.

Read more about the Wine RayZyn® Company here.