After someone from your business has completed Freshcare Training and the Freshcare system has been implemented in your business, you need to schedule a Freshcare audit with a Freshcare approved certification body like NASAA Certified Organic. We are experienced Freshcare auditors.

Once you have successfully completed your audit and resolved any corrective actions raised we can issue you with a Freshcare certificate.

This table shows our fees for Freshcare Certification:

Fee Title

Fees effective 1st June 2024
(Excluding GST

Fee Explanation

Participation Fees $530 Freshcare Participation Fee (FSQ)
$510 Freshcare Participation Fee (VIT)
$700 Freshcare Participation Fee (WIN)
Audit Fee (per program) $1450
Minimum fee per annual or triennial audit
Covers onsite inspection, report writing, review to identify non-compliances, administration
Additional Audit Fees $240 per hour For additional audit work (e.g. follow up and close out corrective Action Requests).
Travel Expenses At cost Shared across multiple audits
Cancellation Fee $660 If audit is cancelled by operator with less than 48 hours notice.

Freshcare Participation Fees:

These fees are collected by your Certification Body on behalf of Freshcare. These fees are based on the chosen Freshcare Program and audit cycle. The applicable Freshcare Participation Fee will be identified as a line item on your invoice for audit payable to your contracted Certification Body.

Freshcare Website Fee Structure

Please call us on (08) 7231 7700 or email us to begin the Freshcare certification process.


Freshcare Certification for the Wine Industry

Sustainability – Viticulture (AWISSP-VIT1) For Wine Grape Production Only

This unaccredited Standard describes practices on farm to provide assurance that wine grapes have been produced with care for the environment and in a sustainable manner. The verification that industry practices are followed and sustainable outcomes are achieved is through independent third-party auditing provided by NCO Certified.

Sustainability – Winery (AWISSP-WIN1)

The recognised Standard for certified member participation in the Australian Wine Industry, it provides assurance that winery operations are also caring for the environment and operating sustainably. Certification to this Standard can be used to meet the requirements of Sustainable Winegrowing Australia, which is a collaboration between Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI), Wine Australia and Australian Grape & Wine.

Please call us on (08) 7231 7700 or email us to begin the Freshcare certification process.

Accredited Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standards

Food Safety & Quality – On Farm (FSQ 4.2)

As an industry recognised Standard, the purpose and scope ensures good agricultural practices are verified on farm to provide assurance that fresh produce is safe to eat and has been prepared to meet customer requirements. Underpinned by a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system, the Food Safety and Quality Standard covers risk identification, prevention or minimisation of risks associated with food safety. Certification to this Standard is achieved through independent third party auditing by NCO Certified.


Please call us on (08) 7231 7700 or email us if you have any questions or require further information.