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Introduction

MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure and MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Touch were both developed based on the sentiments of our "hope to contribute to the growth of babies who are just beginning their life" and "hope to support the child-rearing of mothers". Both products are produced at the factory of MEGMILK SNOW BRAND group, undergo strict manufacturing control and auditing through a third party quality system, and continually strive to make even further improvements to our quality management system.

1. Our commitment to realizing safety and security through thorough quality management

Both MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure and MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Touch are manufactured for your precious baby at FSSC22000 International Quality System certified manufacturing factory. The manufacturing time is printed on the bottom of every can to both clarify the manufacturing history, and to ensure through product management.

Inspections are carried out 3 times: for raw materials, intermediate products, and before shipping (for final products)

Powdered milk product is carry out based on an FSSC22000 management system with all processes being strictly managed through a system which incorporates the HACCP* hygiene management procedures. In addition, rigorous inspections are carried out at 3 stages during production: inspection of raw materials, inspection of intermediate products before filling in cans, and inspection of  final products before shipping.

Example: <Final product inspection>
(1) Check for 6 types of microorganism including coliform bacterium
(2) Sensory inspection
(3) Solubility check, foreign matter check
(4) Individual inspections by product group (ingredients, etc.)
(5) Measurement of radioactive material

Only products which have passed all of these inspections are shipped.

* HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) is an international hygiene management system recommended by the Codex Alimentarius Commission which is a joint organization of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization.

2. Careful raw material procurement

Raw materials are jointly checked by the Development Department, Production Department, and Quality Management Department

Development Department, Production Department, and Quality Management Department work together to prioritize safety above all else starting from the selection of our raw materials.

Only materials which have been verified to be safe and meaningful for infants

We maintain a rule that if even one of the Development, Production, or Quality Assurance Departments says "NO" to an item, it will not be used in a product. This system ensures that no raw material is ever used unless all of the professionals from each department are satisfied with the quality of the material.

Only materials which fulfill our strict, unique standards are used

Not only must each and every individual raw material fulfill the requirements of the Food Sanitation Act, our company has also established our own strict and rigorous standards, and only items which fulfill these standards are approved as "raw materials". These standards are established not only for food products, but also for cans, packaging, cardboard, etc., all of which undergo rigorous and strict inspection.

We do not build "stocks" of raw ingredients

We believe that the shorter the storage period for raw materials, the better the quality of products will be. We carry out detailed coordination with our suppliers to ensure that raw materials are delivered as appropriate for production volumes.

3. Thorough production control using strict standards

We have established detailed rules on worker appearance, grooming, handwashing, etc., which are implemented when workers enter a plant, in order to ensure that plants are kept clean and hygienic. In addition, we also carry out microorganism testing of not only equipment, floors, etc. within plants, but also of dishes, etc. in company cafeterias, to continually be sure that no irregularities are found.

Work processes

1. Mix liquid blending
The various raw materials which will become the base for the powdered milk are mixed together.

2. Sterilization and concentration
The mix liquid is heated to sterilize it, and then water content is evaporated to bring it to a specific concentration.

3. Filtering
Impurities are removed by passing the mix liquid through specialized filters.

4. Spray drying
The mix liquid is sprayed suspended in air using specialized machinery to rapidly cool and dry it into a powder.

5. Filling
The powdered milk is filled into cans.

6. Nitrogen gas replacement
When the powdered milk is added to the cans, the air in the cans is suctioned out and replaced with nitrogen gas to prevent the powdered milk from oxidizing and deteriorating in quality.

7. Sealing and marking
The product is completely sealed in the cans, and the production date and other information is printed on the bottoms of the cans.

8. Complete!

Dissolves easily! A natural flavor that is not too sweet