Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance Programs with Seamless Integration


The best Quality Assurance program for any operator in the Australian food industry is one that integrates seamlessly into the manufacturing process. The result is that through every stage, full integrity is maintained. The Qualdes team of food safety experts is ready and abundantly equipped to assist you.

By choosing to never compromise on food safety and quality, you will have a competitive edge over other suppliers.


Identifying opportunities for quality improvement and risk reduction

The highly experienced Quality Assurance team at Qualdes can assess your total business, from micro level to macro level. We believe there is always potential to fine-tune systems and processes. It’s how we reduce risk and improve efficiencies at each stage of the supply chain. It starts with the manufacturer and goes right through to the retailer.

You will benefit from our combined experience of more than 50 years in food product development, food safety training and food safety audit systems. We will come in and explore the root causes of any problems you are experiencing in your food business. Ultimately, we will develop efficient systems for full compliance across your entire operation.

Quality Assurance expertise as required

You may already have a dedicated Quality Assurance team on board or you may require our full QA support. Whatever your needs, we can guide you through the process or become a part of your QA team.

We are on hand to help you reduce customer complaints, prevent product recalls and prepare for your Certification Audit.

Food Safety Training programs

Take advantage of our on-site Food Safety Program, tailored to your specific needs. Equip your personnel with targeted training that will give them a fuller understanding of food safety hazards and quality compliance matters.

Our Exemplar-certified auditors can develop, implement and maintain a Food Safety Program (FSP) for you based on HACCP principles and retailer requirements. We help you achieve certification for a range of standards including HACCP, SQF, BRC and FSSC22000.

Have Qualdes conduct your food safety audits

Use our Quality System Health Check Audit to streamline your system. Our certified auditors can also conduct your:

  • Internal audits
  • Supplier audits
  • Pre-audit audits
  • GMP audits
  • HACCP audits and HACCP certification planning

Our expertise and experience ensure only the most effective action plans, corrective and preventive actions are implemented.

It is important to safeguard your business. Enjoy complete assurance that your operations conform to current legislation and vendor requirements with our accurate specification and labelling review program.

Quality Assurance strategies we can oversee for you


  • HACCP risk assessment and HACCP audit plan
  • Preparation for SQF, BRC and FSSC22000 certifications
  • Minimising Non-Compliance Reports (NCR)
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Food biosecurity including foreign material/metals detection
  • Spoilage problems
  • Allergen/cross-contamination control and food allergen labelling
  • Code dating and batch reporting
  • Food certification labels
  • Non-conforming/quarantined products (hold release programs)
  • Temperature management systems
  • Crisis management
  • Recall management
  • Supplier compliance and approval
  • Retailer compliance and approval
  • Complaint assessment
  • Training

The Qualdes point of difference: QA and product innovation

Very few, if any food safety auditing companies can compete with the Qualdes point of difference.

Firstly, we are richly qualified to deliver the expertise that will ensure your food business is compliant across your entire operation. Additionally, however, we are equipped with the technology, expertise and experience to develop innovative food products from the ground up.

This places us in the unique position of understanding the food itself. We understand its origin, ingredients, processing methods, food labelling and packaging and all other aspects of its production.

The Qualdes team truly are the expert food safety consultants Australian manufacturers turn to for our full grasp of the business.

Do you need reassurance in knowing you have the right quality control systems in place?