Freshcare is a practical, industry-focused, science-based food safety and quality management program, that is widely accepted by all sectors of the supply chain.

PRiMO PRODUCE has held Freshcare Accreditation since October 2002 for Fresh Produce & Fodder Crops – Certification Number P4001925. In March 2017 we completed training for The Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Edition 4 Code of Practice (FSQ4).

FSQ4 outlines specific practices that must be implemented and maintained to assure continuous food safety and quality requirements are met on-farm. There are two sections of the Freshcare FSQ4 Code:


  • Scope and commitment
  • Documentation
  • Training
  • Internal audit and corrective action
  • Customer requirements

Food Safety & Quality

  • Hazard analysis
  • Growing site
  • Planting materials
  • Chemicals
  • Fertilisers and soil additives
  • Water
  • Allergens
  • Premises, facilities, equipment, tools, packaging and vehicles
  • Animals and pests
  • People
  • Suppliers
  • Food defence and food fraud
  • Product identification and traceability
  • Recall

External audits are conducted annually to ensure we are meeting the Freshcare Code of Practice in production of our crops.

For further details regarding this accreditation please contact Freshcare Ltd on 1300 853 508 or visit their website