Freshcare in Focus – September 2020

Today’s release of  Freshcare in Focus  includes the following content:  Internal audits, a critical piece in all management systems Freshcare audit quote request form FreshcareOnline access for program participants Freshcare Australian Wine Industry Standards of Sustainable Practice Recognised supplier spotlight – Beaulieu R.U.M. Freshcare fee changes effective 1 October 2020  

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Freshcare in focus – Dec 2019

The December issue of Freshcare in focus is out today and includes the following content: Freshcare Christmas message and closure period Launch of the Freshcare Recognised Supplier Register FSQ4.1 are you ready? GSFI benchmarking update Freshcare Rules v4.3 applicable from 1 January 2020 Click to view: https://mailchi.mp/freshcare/in-focus-dec2019

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Freshcare in focus – Nov 2019

The November issue of Freshcare in focus is out today and includes the following content: Freshcare team changes Farewell to Clare Hamilton-Bate Welcome CEO Benjamin Wash Freshcare Rules v4.3 applicable from 1 January 2020 FSQ4.1 transition required by 1 January 2020 FSQ4.1 manuals now available Click to view: https://mailchi.mp/freshcare/in-focus-nov2019

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Freshcare Survey – Thank you to participants

The Freshcare 2030 Survey of participating businesses and stakeholders has now closed. Thank you to those that took the time to complete the survey and provide feedback that will help Freshcare best meet the needs of industry into the future. Congratulations to Shane, a vegetable producer from Manjimup WA who

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Freshcare 2030 survey launched

Freshcare is Australia’s industry owned on-farm assurance program established in 2000 for the fresh product sector.   With Australian agriculture predicted to have a value of $100bn by 2030[1], Freshcare believes that the time is right to talk with its members and stakeholders to ensure that its program is well positioned

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Environmental sustainability for flower production reaches a new benchmark

Industry recognition of environmentally sustainable flower production has reached a new benchmark, with Freshcare announcing Brushtop Farm as its first “Flower and Foliage” member certified to the Freshcare Environmental Standard (ENV3). Freshcare General Manager, Industry Development, Clare Hamilton-Bate said the certification highlighted the commitment of the farm and was a

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Fresh Produce Safety Centre Conference 2018

There’s only 12 days to go till the annual conference of the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia and New Zealand. With a packed program of industry and research leaders speaking to the theme “Food Safety – It’s Your Responsibility” it’s an event not to be missed by fresh produce stakeholders involved

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Freshcare – Providing Environmental Assurance for the Australian Flower Industry

Freshcare has been working with the Australian Flower Industry and Emily Rigby of Cedar Hill Flowers & Foliage, as part of the Australian Government (Department of Agriculture and Water Resources) Package Assisting Small Exporters (PASE) to provide an environmental certification option for Australian flower and foliage producers. Recognised and supported

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Statement – Nada Day

Freshcare was established in 2000 to service the needs of the Australian horticultural industry and provides a number of specific industry targeted programs in the food safety sector. It is also actively involved in a range of projects related to food safety and environment standards. Freshcare is not currently associated

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EnviroVeg Pilot Program Applications Now Open

The EnviroVeg program 2017–2022 is a strategic levy investment under the Hort Innovation Vegetable Fund that builds on the work of previous EnviroVeg projects while developing a new, collaborative and effective structure. Resources within the new program structure are currently being updated to harmonise elements from three industry environmental programs:

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