Independent Quality Services
Finishing Touch Quality is a trusted, independent quality inspection service and has been operating since 2004. We deliver non-biased, same day professional reports generated by DiPAR systems. Independent quality inspections are based on the client’s unique specifications and executed on-site.
We currently provide our pre-shipment service to clients based in Southern Africa, Europe, Middle East and Malaysia.
The core commodities focused on by F.T.T are as follows:
- Table Grapes
- Stone Fruit
- Pome Fruit
- Sub Tropical fruit
The focus of an arrival evaluation is to initially determine if the product is acceptable for import. From there the goal is to determine whether the product is suitable for supermarket or wholesale purposes. Our areas of expertise are but not limited to Tropical Fruit, Citrus, Stone fruit, Pome fruit, Vegetables and Table Grapes from all over the globe.
- Grading orchard for sensitive markets.
- Ensuring good harvest practices.
- Monitoring harvest windows.
- Monitoring of grading and packing.
- Ensuring compliance to all measurable standards.
- Monitoring measurable standards.
- Final check for progressive defects.
- Monitoring product handling.
- Monitoring arrival of fruit in selected markets.
- Providing relevent feedback to all parts of supply chain.
"We are pleased to announce that we have been doing business with FTT for the past 2 years. Their reports and services are a critical part of our business. They are always willing to assist and we can recommend them to prospective customers. We would like to thank FTT for their dedication and commitment and we are proud to be associated with them."
– Jaco van Lill, Icon Fruit
"Our Local & Import division has the privilege to have been working with FTT for a number of years resulting in great success. Using our custom specifications, they’ve been putting us in a position to make informed decisions by sending the right product to the correct client, minimizing claims and client come-backs. They have also empowered us to supply producers with more accurate information on all. We would highly recommend their friendly service.”
– Ilze de Klerk, Star South.
"Dole South Africa Pty Ltd has supported FTT from the early stages with excellent results achieved together over time due to well-trained staff, a 100% commitment to service excellence, coupled with an open mind to constant change setting the bar higher every year. Inspection services include from field to packhouse coupled with reinspection's after cooling, adding value to both the grower and the end consumer!"
– Riaan Swart, Dole South Africa.
See the areas that we operate in.