Excalibur Seasoning: Part 5 - Excalibur Manufacturing Facility & Process


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    Excalibur Seasoning: Part 5 - Excalibur Manufacturing Facility & Process

    This is Part 4 of a mini-series about Excalibur Seasoning, featuring John Brewer, the VP of Sales & Marketing. We asked John Brewer about Excalibur Seasoning’s manufacturing facility, their location, and their processes. More videos are coming out soon, so be sure to subscribe to WaltonsTV YouTube channel and click the green Watch button on the Walton’s Blog section to be the first to know when new videos are released.

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    Summary

    In this episode we talked with John Brewer, the VP of Sales & Marketing at Excalibur Seasoning, about Excalibur Seasoning’s Manufacturing Facility & Process.

    Where is Excalibur Seasoning located?
    Pekin, Illinois
    https://goo.gl/maps/tJAVEeG9dtp
    http://www.excaliburseasoning.com/

    What is unique to Excalibur Seasonings manufacturing process?
    Their SQF Level 3 certification and the level of consistency, quality, and care that gets put into producing each and every product.

    What is the Excalibur Seasoning manufacturing process like?
    Everything that Excalibur Seasoning produces is subject to their SQF Level 3 certification. All inputs and outputs are lot coded, AND each batch and lot is compared to the previous batch and lot to check for consistency, taste, and visual accuracy so that is always exactly the same. Consistency, taste, and quality is of the utmost importance in their manufacturing.

    What is happening with Excalibur Seasoning’s latest expansion?
    One of the biggest reasons that Excalibur Seasoning decided to expand was to expand their storage capabilities.

    What is Excalibur Seasoning’s lead time on orders?
    7 days. Each order is produced and manufactured as they are placed. Seasonings don’t simply get pulled off of a shelf, but they are all made-to-order. This is changing slightly on some of their fastest selling items because of their latest expansion, and certain SKUs will have some pre-made seasonings held in stock so that some orders and seasonings can receive next day shipment.

    How many items will be added to Excalibur’s “Quick Ship” items?
    100+ SKUs will be available for next day shipment instead of the typical 7 business day lead time.

    When will the new facility be ready?
    By the end of October, the new facility should be done, and by the end of 2016 inventory should be built up and everything fully operational.


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