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SCA Tork® Brand Launches New Foodservice Wet Wipe System to Deliver a Clean and Fresh Impression to Customers

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Front-of-house wipes clean and sanitize to efficiently maintain hygienic standards and encourage repeat customer visits

PHILADELPHIA, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCA, maker of the Tork® brand of Away-from-Home professional hygiene products in North America, today announces a new Foodservice Wet Wipe system – a complete front-of-house cleaning and sanitizing solution for table surfaces in casual, upscale and fine dining restaurants.  Available in a convenient resealable, self-dispensing, apron sized pack, these wet wipes are discreetly portable to make cleaning more efficient and hygienic, even during peak service hours.  The streamlined system allows staff to turn tables quickly without cutting corners, serving as many customers as possible, while conveying a fresh and clean impression to increase likelihood of return visits. 

The Foodservice Wet Wipe system simplifies table cleaning and sanitization for service staff, regardless of skill level and without additional training.  Designed to fit right into server apron pockets, Tork Foodservice Wet Wipes are pre-treated to always deliver consistent results.  

"Efficiently serving customers is critical for restaurant and foodservice operators, but it's equally important to maintain high standards of hygiene to increase customer satisfaction and return visits," said Suzanne Cohen, foodservice marketing director with SCA's North American Away-from-Home Professional Hygiene business.  "We've designed our new wet wipe system to quickly and effectively clean and sanitize tables between customer seating, so staff can spend more time with guests and less time mixing chemicals behind the scenes." 

The ready-to-use wet wipes streamline the front-of-house hygiene process by eliminating unsightly buckets and spray bottles that must be mixed properly and periodically refreshed.  And, unlike traditional sanitizing bucket or spray methods, the Tork Foodservice Wet Wipe system removes both water soluble and oil-based dirt, greatly reducing the risk of trapped bacteria on tabletop surfaces. Additionally, the wet wipe system helps staff meet regulatory requirements.  The Cleaning Wet Wipe fulfills the recommendation for non-food contact surfaces, and the Sanitizing Wet Wipe is 99.9% effective in killing common bacteria and is EPA registered.  Both the cleaning and sanitizing wipes are NSF registered. 

The Tork Foodservice Wet Wipe system is specifically designed and formulated to clean and sanitize tables in two easy steps:

  • Clean – Use Cleaning Wet Wipes at each table turn to remove oil, grease and other food particles.  The cleaning wipe can be used alone or with Sanitizing Wet Wipes.
  • Sanitize – Use Sanitizing Wet Wipes when necessary.  Pretreated wipe sanitizes tables in 60 seconds.

To introduce the new wet wipe system, Tork is offering free trials for its customers so they can experience this simple solution themselves.  Learn more about the Tork Foodservice Wet Wipe system and sign up for a free trial at www.torkusa.com/CleanWithinReach.

For more information, please contact Jeanette Doherty
(212) 445-8242 or jdoherty@webershandwick.com

About Tork®
The Tork brand offers professional hygiene products and services to customers ranging from restaurants and healthcare facilities to offices, schools and industries. Products include dispensers, paper towels, toilet tissue, soap, napkins, and industrial and kitchen wipers. Through expertise in hygiene, functional design and sustainability, Tork has become a market leader. Tork is a global brand of SCA, and a committed partner to customers in over 80 countries. To keep up with the latest Tork news and innovations, please visit: torkusa.com or tork.ca. 

About SCA
In North America, SCA produces the Tork® line of dispensers, towels, tissue, soap, napkins and wipers used in commercial settings such as office buildings, restaurants, schools and healthcare facilities and the TENA® line of incontinence care products used by consumers at home and in healthcare facilities. TENA and Tork are the global leading brands in their categories. For more information visit www.sca.com/us

Globally, SCA is a leading hygiene and forest products company. We develop and produce sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and many regional brands.  As Europe's largest private forest owner, we put great emphasis on sustainable forest management.  SCA has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2013 amounted to $14 billion. SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm stock exchange. More information at www.sca.com

Sustainability
SCA delivers sustainable solutions with added value for our customers from safe, resource efficient and environmentally sound sourcing, production and development. Recent third party accreditations for the SCA sustainability work include Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2013, the WWF Environmental Paper Company Index 2013, and Ethisphere – World's Most Ethical Companies 2014.

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