Auditing Bodies

Below are contact details of Certification Bodies that are approved to audit against the Fair Farms Standard. Participating businesses may schedule a Fair Farms audit once they’ve completed the Online Self-Assessment (OSA) and any required training.

Please contact the Certification Body directly to schedule an audit. The Certification Body will ask you to provide relevant information regarding your sites, including your Fair Farms Controlled Site IDs. Controlled Site IDs are provided via your MyFairFarms account.

We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 96,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

SGS has been the leading certification body for decades, offering a comprehensive range of services to help businesses comply with a host of ISO, industry and regulatory standards.
+1300 781 744

Intertek is an industry-leading supply chain assurance provider with more than 25 years’ experience in delivering end to end solutions that help organisations mitigate supply chain risk and protect their brand.

As a founding member of APSCA (Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors) and over 7 years’ experience in Australia and New Zealand, Intertek Business Assurance Australia has a wide network of APSCA registered Auditors and an unrivalled depth of expertise in the Social Compliance Auditing field to ensure good audit outcomes from our clients, auditees and the workers within supply chains and organisations in the Asia Pacific region.

AUS-QUAL is a national service provider across a number of Agriculture and Horticulture sectors. AUS-QUAL provides a range of certification services and is accredited by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) to certify quality management systems against the (ISO 9001-2013) and Food Safety programs (HACCP).

AUS-QUAL works closely with the Australian agricultural and horticultural industries in the development, documentation and implementation of appropriate on farm HACCP based food safety management systems in the food production, processing and food service sectors.

Sustainable Assurance Solutions

Sustainable Assurance Solutions is a boutique Corporate Social Responsibility Australian Company working with corporations across the Asia Pacific region to meet their ethical and sustainable sourcing obligations, locally and globally.

Sustainable Assurance Solutions holds full membership with Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors, and our CSR Auditor training is recognised by APSCA as part of the Auditor’s annual CPD (Continuous Professional Development).

Arta Beikzadeh- Managing Director
+61 403 996 114


Mérieux NutriSciences Australia offers comprehensive laboratory testing and auditing services across Australia to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and now growers with Fair Farms. Mérieux NutriSciences has been auditing horticulture programs since 2008. As a JAS-ANZ accredited Certification Body and an ISO 9001:2015. Certified business Mérieux NutriSciences is committed to providing high-quality auditing across all GFSI Food Safety programs and the Fair Farms Program for social compliance.


1300 000 990


BSI is a business improvement and standards company and for over a century BSI has been recognized for having a positive impact on organizations and society, building trust and enhancing lives. Today BSI partners with more than 77,500 clients in 195 countries and engages with a 15,000 strong global community of experts, industry and consumer groups, organizations and governments. Utilizing its extensive expertise in key industry sectors – including automotive, aerospace, built environment, food and retail, and healthcare – BSI delivers on its purpose by helping its clients fulfil theirs. BSI provides organizations with the confidence to grow by partnering with them to tackle society’s critical issues – from climate change to building trust in digital transformation and everything in between – to accelerate progress towards a better society and a sustainable world.

BSI Australia is delighted to partner with Fair Farms as the most recently Approved Auditing Body. Trent Bartlett, Head of Food and Retail Solutions – ANZ at BSI, expressed his enthusiasm about this partnership: “For more than a century, BSI has been helping businesses and industries reduce risk, embed excellence and achieve sustainable growth. We have a firm commitment to support of the Corporate Social Responsibility landscape within Australia and are delighted to be joining the Fair Farms program. The importance of fair and just working conditions for all workers is crucial for the reputation of the industry as a whole. We look forward to contributing to a local horticulture industry that is known for the highest standards of ethical employment and labour practices.”



1300 730 134