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What is the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)?

April 29, 2019

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is an international benchmark model of best practice against which food safety systems such as Freshcare can be assessed.¬† […]

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Why is Freshcare benchmarking to GFSI?

Freshcare has to achieve GFSI benchmark status to ensure ongoing market acceptance by retailers. ¬†Without GFSI benchmarking, Freshcare would cease to be recognised and the […]

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What benefit does GFSI benchmarking provide my business?

Businesses certified to Freshcare can feel confident they are meeting international best practice food safety standards determined by GFSI benchmarks, and are compliant with customer […]

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What are the changes to Freshcare for GFSI benchmarking?

The Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standards are required to be updated to align with the release of new benchmark criteria as set by the […]

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What are the impacts on my business?

You will need to complete a review of your current Freshcare Food Safety & Quality system and check that any new requirements are addressed. Updates […]

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What will it cost?

Freshcare businesses may incur additional costs due to the extra time it may take to implement the new standards and/or meet audit requirements. The impact […]

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Is the Supply Chain Standard also being benchmarked to GFSI?

Yes, the benchmark of the Freshcare Supply Chain Standard (SC1) will commence in mid-2019, with plans for the release of an updated GFSI benchmarked standard […]

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