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About SQF

Safe Quality Food certification program is intended to meet the needs of suppliers, the food industry, and consumers. The SQF Code is integrated standard for food safety from farm to fork. Also, by requiring both regulatory and customer compliance, the SQF code is equipped for an ever-evolving market.

SQF certification is for

SQFI’s programs have been designed to meet the needs of suppliers, the food industry, and consumers. The SQF Code offers a solution for primary producers, manufacturers, distributors, and brokers by creating one standard for food safety from farm to fork. Also, by requiring both regulatory and customer compliance, the SQF code is equipped for an ever evolving market.

SQF is an integration certification program for entire food business viz. from primary production, manufacturing, and processing to transport, storage, distribution and retailing. SQF Level 1 is about recognising Food Safety Fundamental essentials viz. GAP/GMP/GDP, Level 2 is about recognizing Food Safety Plans, Level 3 about recognizing comprehensive Food Safety and Quality Plan.

In addition to the SQF code, SQFI standards have expanded to include an ethical sourcing code and management system, as well as a joint program with the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) that promotes safe animal feed and food production.

Click on one of our standards below to learn more about each of our programs.

Benefits of SQF

SQF is the globally leading Food Safety Management System Certification Scheme and its benefits include are as follows:

  • Assure customers that food has been produced, processed, prepared and handled in compliance with SQF standard requirements

  • Enables in identifying and minimize the potential for food safety incidents and recalls

  • Demonstrate continual improvements to quality and safety processes

  • Enhances transparency throughout the food supply chain.

  • Become a preferred supplier for retailers who require their manufacturers and suppliers to be SQF certified

Our Service offers for SQF Certification:

With a team of highly experienced consultants and trainers, Deccan Consulting’ assists in:

  • Implementing and achieving SQF certification based on your requirements.

  • Educating you on what you need for meeting the requirements

  • Developing management plans and systems (upgrading the existing documentation), thereby enabling you to solve any potential issues

  • Avoiding costly mistakes and unnecessary delays

  • Sail through your audit with confidence and ease

  • Will only recommend for audit when you feel ready and will remain on-call throughout your audit

  • Getting done through audit process, award of certification, interim assistance/maintaining the compliance and certification for annual checks