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Remco Product’s Blog Series Teaches Ten Things To Know About Color-Coding

ZIONSVILLE, IND. (July 25, 2013) To make color-coding food processing facilities easier, and to give processors more tools at their disposal, Remco Products has published a blog series, 10 Things to Know About Color-Coding. The series goes in-depth on ten important things every food processor should know about color-coding.

Regulations require food processors to have documentation stating their HACCP plan or their GMPs to regulatory bodies. Color-coding can support and enhance this requirement by showing a level of due diligence for food safety above and beyond requirements. Color-coding is a workplace organization system using colors to differentiate between zones in a facility. Color-coding can be especially effective for those facilities concerned with cross-contamination from pathogens and allergens.

Of the many things food processors need to know about color-coding, this series lists ten of the most crucial pieces of information. Some of the information includes how all types of food processing facilities can benefit from color-coding, the fact that color-coding programs are looked upon favorably by visiting authorities and customers, and that color-coding helps to distinguish between critical zones and control points, among others. One part lists best practices to follow when starting or revising, a color-coding program.

The series is at, beginning with the series introduction, which lists the ten foundational topics.


Remco Products has been designing and manufacturing quality plastic products for more than 30 years.  With the introduction of the one-piece polypropylene shovel, Remco established itself as an industry pioneer. As the exclusive supplier to the U.S. of Vikan® products, Remco serves a prominent group of distributors in a variety of markets, including food processing, pharmaceuticals, safety and industrial. For more information, please call 317.876.9856, or visit our website,