Assurance for Today and a Sustainable Tomorrow

Enabling access to local and global markets for Australian producers

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On Farm

Freshcare offers two certification programs for the growing and harvest of fruits, vegetables, nuts, flowers and foliage. These are presented in the following standards:

Food Safety & Quality

This program provides growers and grower-packers with the essential on-farm and post-harvest food safety criteria required to be met and maintained for the production of safe, quality, fresh produce.

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Environmental

This program is focused on best practice outcomes, to provide growers and grower-packers with a pathway to demonstrate sustainable production and environmental management.

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Wine Industry

Freshcare provides the underpinning certification standards for Sustainable Winegrowing Australia, enabling a verification pathway for grape growers and winemakers to demonstrate their commitment to making sustainable wine.

Sustainability - Viticulture

A customised sustainability standard for Australian grape growers, this program is focused on environmental, social and business best practice outcomes, for the long term sustainable production of wine grapes.

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Sustainability - Winery

A customised sustainability standard for Australian winemakers and wine businesses, this program offers a comprehensive, easy to follow and outcomes based program, specifically designed to aid in achieving sustainable winemaking.

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Supply Chain

Freshcare offers the following standards for businesses involved in the handling and supply of whole fresh produce post farm-gate through to retail sale:

Food Safety & Quality

This program is available to Australian businesses involved in the fresh produce supply chain including packhouses (pre-pack/re-pack); ripening; fumigation; storage, transport and distribution; wholesalers and provedores; agents and brokers.

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Environmental

This program is focused on best practice outcomes for supply chain business to demonstrate sustainable production and environmental management.

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On Farm

Freshcare offers two certification programs for the growing and harvest of fruits, vegetables, nuts, flowers and foliage. These are presented in the following standards:

Food Safety & Quality

This program provides growers and grower-packers with the essential on-farm and post-harvest food safety criteria required to be met and maintained for the production of safe, quality, fresh produce.

Find Out More

Environmental

This program is focused on best practice outcomes, to provide growers and grower-packers with a pathway to demonstrate sustainable production and environmental management.

Find Out More

Wine Industry

Freshcare provides the underpinning certification standards for Sustainable Winegrowing Australia, enabling a verification pathway for grape growers and winemakers to demonstrate their commitment to making sustainable wine.

Sustainability - Viticulture

A customised sustainability standard for Australian grape growers, this program is focused on environmental, social and business best practice outcomes, for the long term sustainable production of wine grapes.

More

Sustainability - Winery

A customised sustainability standard for Australian winemakers and wine businesses, this program offers a comprehensive, easy to follow and outcomes based program, specifically designed to aid in achieving sustainable winemaking.

More

Supply Chain

Freshcare offers the following standards for businesses involved in the handling and supply of whole fresh produce post farm-gate through to retail sale:

Food Safety & Quality

This program is available to Australian businesses involved in the fresh produce supply chain including packhouses (pre-pack/re-pack); ripening; fumigation; storage, transport and distribution; wholesalers and provedores; agents and brokers.

Find Out More

Environmental

This program is focused on best practice outcomes for supply chain business to demonstrate sustainable production and environmental management.

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2030 Vision Strategic Plan

Helping Australian producers reach their global potential

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Flexible, practical training options

Freshcare training ensures the standard's requirements are correctly interpreted and understood by all program participants.


Resources

Freshcare resources and tools are available for download, to assist you in addressing program requirements.

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Freshcare Recognised Suppliers Register

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Industry News


Freshcare in Focus – November 2021
30 November 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for more details about our Annual Review and upcoming Stakeholders Webinar. Also featured in this month’s update includes FSANZ Submissions for Food Safety Management; Freshcaare Community Feature on Groves Grown Tropical Fruits; Smart Farms Projects Update; Flooding and Extreme Events Factsheets; Duxton Vineyards Achieving

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Freshcare Community Feature: Groves Grown Tropical
10 November 2021

Groves Grown Tropical fruit is a family-run farm in the hinterlands of the Capricorn Coast in Queensland. The Groves family began farming pineapples on the land in 1958, switching to tree crops in 1981. The farm’s produce roster includes lychees, mangoes, carambola, avocado, loquats, dragon fruit, longans, wax jambu, and

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Freshcare in Focus – October 2021
29 October 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for more details about our upcoming webinar and Winery Edition 1.1. Also featured is this month’s update on our new website, Audit Booking FAQs, and Benestar and FSQ 4.2. Read it here. Subscribe: Join our mailing list Past issues: Freshcare in Focus archive

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