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UNDERSTANDING KOSHER CERTIFICATIONS AND FOOD GRADE CLEANING

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The cRc-Kosher certifies numerous Quala facilites across the country. Some facilities are certified to provide food-grade washes and some are certified to provide kosher chemical washes. At a minimum, every facility is certified to provide Kosher Maintenance washes, as well as Kosher Upgrade Washes, while some are certified to provide Remote Kosher Upgrade washes. Continue reading to understand the differences between these services. 

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UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS

In order to qualify for kosher certification, the facility must meet cRc-Kosher standards for a truck wash, which includes verification that wash water is not recycled or recirculated.

 – Recycled water refers to wash water which is recovered from washing one trailer and recycled for a subsequent trailer.

 – Recirculation is a term used to describe when water is repumped through wash vats, heat exchangers, spinners, return pumps, and back to a wash vat, creating a loop. In order to build and maintain sufficient hot water, some facilities may recirculate this water. This may cause contamination by introducing non-kosher particles during a rince cycle. 

FOOD-GRADE vs INEDIBLE FOOD-GRADE

in order for a tank wash to provide food-grade washes, the facility must meet high kosher and industry standards. At a minimum, the facility must maintain dedicated wash bays and wash equipment for food-grade trailers. If a dedicated bay is not available the location can only be registered to clean Inedible Food-Grade products, such as plastic pellets or other chemicals that may be used to create kosher products.

Learn about the types of washes we offer.

KOSHER MAINTENANCE WASH

A standard kosher maintenance in a certified wash facility is referred to as a Kosher Maintenance Wash. To qualify for a kosher wash, the trailer need only be washed according to industry standards relayed during the initial cRc review process.

KOSHER UPGRADE WASH

Some trailers require a kosher upgrade wash, known as a Kosherizaton or supervised Kosher Wash. Generally these washs require a cRc Rabbi to supervise the service.

REMOTE KOSHERIZATION 

In special circumstances, a remote Kosherization Wash may be performed without the supervision of a cRc Rabbi. To be eligible, a facility must have a computerized wash cycle and fixed thermometer in the discharge.

Who is the cRc?

The Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc) is the largest regional Orthodox organization in North America, the cRc is a not-for-profit offering a wide variety of Jewish services including kosher product supervision and kosher certification (kosher approval for products). Kosher certification is available around the world and throughout the year, including kosher Passover supervision.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS ORGANIZATIONSEARCH FOR LETTERS OF KOSHER CERTIFICATION (LOCs)

Below is the complete list of our food grade capabilities across our network.

West Memphis, AR

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill Oils
ADM
American Yeast
Niagara Bottling Co.
Millers/Coors
American Yeast (Lallemand)
Mars

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Jacksonville, FL

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Diageo- AIB
Imperial Sugars

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Conley, GA

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill DOS/Oils
Tate & Lyle
National Sugars 
  Marketing DRY BULK
United Sugars
  Dry Bulk
Imperial Sugars

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Savannah, GA

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Fugi Veg Oil

Imperial / JPA

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Chicago, IL

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Diageo – AIB
Pullman Sugar
Cargill-Sweetener (Dry & Liquid)
Cargill Starch
United Sugar (Dry & Liquid)
Beam Suntory
ADM Excluding Sweeteners
National Sugar Marketing (Dry & Liquid)
JPA
Tate and Lyle Sweetener
Ingredion Sweetener Liquid
Mars/Wrigley
Ingredion Sweetener Dry
Imperial Sugars

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Joliet, IL (206)

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Loaders Croaklan

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Cedar Rapids, IA


Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Ingredion
Cargill-Oil
Red Star Yeast
General Mills
DuPont
Roquette Sugars

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Kansas City, KS

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill Oils

TBD

Louisville, KY

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Diageo – AIB
AIB
P&G
Miller/Coors
Grain Craft
Mars
Blue Buffalo 

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South St. Paul, MN

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

ADM
Ardent Mills
General Mills

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Charlotte, NC

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill Oils

Imperial Sugars
Mars
Molson/Coors
Niagara Bottling Co.

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Rahway, NJ

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

AAK Co.
Kosher Edible
Hershey
JPA
Diagio – Coming soon

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Toledo, OH

Kosher Edible 

Molson Coors
P&G

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Cincinnati, OH

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Molson Coors
P&G

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Columbus, OH

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible – Coming Soon

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Elizabethtown, PA

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill Chocolate
JPA Certified
Diageo – AIB
Tate and Lyle Sweetener
Bay 2

Hershey
Mars

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Concord, ONT

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill – Sweetener
Tate & Lyle Sweetener
Ingredion-Sweetener
Ingredion-Dry bulk
Hershey-Chocolate
Kraft-Flour
Pharmaceutical- P&G
Arden Mills

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Oakville, ONT

Food Grade Services
Kosher Edible

Cargill – Sweetener
Tate & Lyle Sweetener
Ingredion-Sweetener
Loaders Croaklan
Diageo – AIB
Hershey-Chocolate
JPA
Bungey
Loders Croklann
Molson/Coors Canada
Beam Suntory
Harlem Walker

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