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.

Find Out More

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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


Macquarie University Business School – Student Survey
2 September 2021

Freshcare has recently engaged with students from Macquarie University Business School as part of the Professional and Community Engagement program (PACE) to give graduating students real-world experience.  As part of their project for MGMT 3901 – Applied Leadership Project, students have been tasked with conducting a survey of our members

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Freshcare in Focus – August 2021
31 August 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for an update on the launch of the Supply Chain Standard Edition 2. Also featured this month is a survey being undertaken by Macquarie University Students to help us undertaken the value of Freshcare to its members and participants. Read it here 

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Freshcare in Focus – July 2021
29 July 2021

Out today, the July 2021 release of  Freshcare in Focus read it here This month we welcome two new team members, provide updates on GFSI, WA Biosecurity Alerts, highlight grants and subsidies that are currently available + more… Subscribe: Join our mailing list Past issues: Freshcare in Focus archive

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