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SQF 1000/ 2000

The SQF 1000 / 2000 Codes are designed for use by all sectors of the food industry.  The Code is a HACCP quality management system that utilizes NACMCF and Codes HACCP Principles and Guidelines - proven methods used by the food industry to reduce the incidence of unsafe food reaching the marketplace.  It is designed to support industry or company branded product and to offer benefits to Suppliers and their customers at all links in the food supply chain.

The SQF Program provides two standards based on the type of food supplier:

The implementation of a SQF 1000/2000 management system addresses a buyer’s food safety and quality requirements and provides the solution for businesses supplying local and global food markets.

The SQF 1000/2000 Codes are divided into three Certification levels. Each level is designed to indicate the level of development of a Supplier’s food safety and quality management system as follows:

  • Level 1  Food Safety Fundamentals
  • Level 2 Certified HACCP Food Safety Plans
  • Level 3 Comprehensive Food Safety and Quality Management Systems

The SQF Program was launched in 1994 in Australia and since 2004 has been administered by the SQF Institute (SQFI), a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI). SQF certifications have been issued to thousands of companies operating in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and North and South America.

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