Freshcare is an industry benefit organisation with fees captured to contribute to the day-to-day operational costs and further developments of the Freshcare programs and to provide opportunities to its participating businesses. Freshcare seeks out opportunities for external project funding to keep the fees to participating businesses to a minimum.

 The Fees are effective 1 September 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: We know some of our participating businesses could be experiencing difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please contact our office to discuss options.

Fee TitleFees effective 1 September 2021 (excludes GST)Fee explanation
Business Registration Fee
$155.00 per additional business or site registration.Fee for existing participating businesses to register additional businesses for certification with Freshcare.
Certification Body Royalty
$60.00 per audit.The royalty fee is payable by the Certification Body per audit undertaken for each Freshcare Standard.
Certification Fee – Environmental
Standard (ENV3) 

$105.00 per annual audit.The certification fee is payable by the participating business (collected via the Certification Body) for an annual audit to the Environmental Standard (ENV3).
Certification Fee –
Food Safety & Quality (FSQ4.2)
$155.00 per annual audit.The certification fee is payable by the participating business (collected via the Certification Body) for an annual audit of the Food Safety & Quality Standard (FSQ4.2).
Certification Fee –
Food Safety & Quality Supply Chain (SC1)
$285.00 per annual audit.The certification fee is payable by the participating business (collected via the Certification Body) for an annual audit to the Food Safety & Quality Supply Chain Standard (SC1).
Certification Fee – Sustainability Viticulture (AWISSP-VIT1)
$230.00* per triennial audit.

*Note this fee is reduced to $115.00 if undertaken as a combined audit with AWISSP-WIN1
The certification fee is payable by the participating business (collected via the Certification Body) for the triennial audit of AWISSP-VIT1.
Certification Fee – Sustainability Winery
(AWISSP-WIN1)
$230.00 per triennial audit.The certification fee is payable by the participating business (collected via the Certification Body) for the triennial audit of AWISSP-WIN1.
FreshcareOnline for Customers Subscription
$39.00 per month, (annual billing cycle).Monthly access subscription fee for FreshcareOnline Customer access for approved supplier management.

Trainer Royalty Fee
$126.00 per trainee.The royalty fee is payable by Trainers for each trainee who undertakes approved Freshcare training.
Recognised Supplier Standard Listing
$62.50 per month (annual billing cycle).12-month subscription as a Freshcare Recognised Supplier – Standard Listing
Recognised Supplier Premium Listing
$125.00 per month (annual billing cycle). 12-month subscription as a Freshcare Recognised Supplier – Premium Listing