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 Congratulates Award-Winning Macquarie University Business Students: A Freshcare Education Partnership Initiative.
14 July 2022

Freshcare congratulates Macquarie University Business students; Olivia Bailey, Brayden Dilley, Matthew Fakhoury, Ben Martin, and James Purkiss on winning the 2021 Professor Judyth Sachs PACE Prize for their Applied Leadership Industry Project. With 7000 student participants and 1000 partners taking part in the PACE program, only 12 students received the

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The Value of Freshcare @ Hort Connections 2022
24 May 2022

The horticulture industry’s biggest annual event, Hort Connections is almost here! Freshcare Prizes, Gifts & Online Game! For the week of Hort Connections we are running three prize competitions for you and your business! Come by our booth and play our new interactive game “Sure Thing” and enter our daily

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South East Queensland AgVet Chemical Cleanup – Reminder to register by Friday 13 May
12 May 2022

To assist farmers and other agvet chemical users impacted by the recent floods, Agsafe, in collaboration with Qld Department of Environment and Science, is enabling an extraordinary ChemClear run through SE Qld. As with other ChemClear campaigns, agricultural chemical holders will need to pre-register.  Please click on this link or

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