Our commodity staff enters all incoming commodity orders within 24 hours and this innovative system has a programmed series of checks and balances to ensure complete accuracy. Once your order is placed, our thorough system provides updated information daily.
The Notice of Commodity Arrival includes details such as case amounts, items on hand, delivery of cases, storage anniversary dates, raw USDA sources, manufacturer finished cases, and lot numbers. We pride ourselves in being transparent through the entire ordering and delivery process.
We work directly with customers to create efficient systems by planning, organizing and tracking commodity needs.
Our team delivers USDA products sourced locally, sustainably and humanly produced foods to comply with Good Food Procurement.
State agencies are responsible for the administration of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Gold Star Foods works with state agencies to ensure the programs are managed according to the federal requirements.
USDA Foods further processing allows school districts to contract with commercial food processors to convert raw and/or bulk USDA Foods into a variety of convenient, ready-to-use end products. Gold Star Foods collaborates to ensure that processed products complement commercial purchases.