October 20/Watsonville, Cal./Press Release -- Superior Foods International, a supplier to the retail and foodservice private brand marketplace, announced Anna Key Jesus joined the company as director of quality assurance and food safety.

Key Jesus brings with her 15 years of experience in the quality industry. She has worked for industry leaders such as ConAgra Foods, Dole Fresh Vegetables, Schreiber Foods and Cargill, Superior Foods said. During those years, she was trained and certified in multiple food safety schemes, including IFS, BRC, SQF and ISO.

Through her Six Sigma training, Key Jesus learned to view quality and food safety as continually improving areas of responsibility for the food industry, the company noted. She also earned certifications in HACCP and food defense and has worked to develop and implement various programs in these areas.

In her new role, Key Jesus will leverage both her technical background and industry experience to ensure Superior Foods International remains an industry leader in global quality and food safety, the company said

“It’s a privilege to join the Superior Foods International team,” Key Jesus said. “Joining an organization that has such an established reputation in North America, Central and South America, Europe and China allows me be part of truly affecting and implementing forthcoming FSMA quality and food safety requirements on a global scale.”

 From the October 21, 2011, Prepared Foods' Daily News.