This piece originally appeared in the January - March 2024 edition of Progressive Quarterly, Progressive Produce's quarterly magazine.

Our Journey with Provision Analytics


In the fast-paced world of fresh produce, ensuring the best safety and quality of our products is a top priority at Progressive Produce. Our commitment to maintaining and exceeding industry standards in food safety is a journey that never ceases. We continue to innovate and adapt, ensuring that our standards not only meet but also set benchmarks in the industry. Our committed dedication over the years has led to the creation of a solid internal food safety program. We rigorously comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), adhere to social compliance standards, sustainability and meet the high expectations of our customers. Our adherence to local, state, and federal laws, coupled with our commitment to delivering high-quality products, has been instrumental in establishing our reputation for excellence.

In our quest to always be at the vanguard of food safety, we are thrilled to partner with Provision Analytics, a company specialized in developing digital food safety solutions that redefine efficiency and effectiveness. Their cloud-based software is designed to streamline food safety and quality assurance processes, making them more manageable and reliable than ever before.

This software is a game-changer for our operations. It simplifies recordkeeping with digital templates, automatic schedules, rules, and alerts that enhance compliance.

This system centralizes all food safety and quality data in one hub, providing automatic history tracking and customizable reporting. The software not only makes audits faster and more straightforward but also offers enhanced process analysis capabilities. This integration significantly reduces the risk of human error and ensures that we are always audit-ready, fully compliant with food safety regulations, and ahead in efficiency and accuracy.

The adoption of Provision’s software is a pivotal step in our journey towards a safer and more technologically advanced future. It strengthens our commitment to being industry leaders in both the quality of our produce and the integrity of our food safety practices. As we embrace this new chapter, we invite our employees to continue to elevate our standards, ensuring that Progressive Produce remains synonymous with trust, quality, and innovation in the fresh produce industry.

About Progressive Produce

Founded in 1967, Progressive Produce is a year-round grower, packer, and shipper of a variety of fresh produce commodities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, they grow thousands of acres of crops throughout North and South America including both organic and conventional varieties of asparagus, potatoes, onions, citrus, and more.

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