Your partner in Food Safety and Management Systems

Welcome to ASC Consultants

Industries We Serve

FOOD

BEVERAGE

HEALTH

Our core services...

FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

Our food safety training solutions range from basic to expert level. This include basic Food Safety, GMP, HACCP, Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) like, FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, GlobalG.A.P., BRC, and Internal $ Supplier Auditing.

OTHER TRAINING

We also provide Occupational Health and Safety (ISO 45001) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001) training solutions specifically designed for the food and beverage industries.

AUDITING

Our auditing services include Internal Audits, Ethical Audits (SMETHA, SIZA, GRASP), GAP Audits, Supplier (2nd Party) Audits, GMP Audits and Hygiene Audits

FSMS & OTHER SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION

Do you need to implement any of the following systems? We can help! Food Safety Management (BRC, FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, GLOBAL.G.A.P., HACCP, GMP, GFSI), Occupational Health and Safety (ISO 45001) and Environmental Management (ISO 14001). - Food and Beverage industry specific.

FSMS & OTHER SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE

We offer a convenient service to clients who do not have the means to employ highly qualified food safety and quality management system experts. After achieving certification, the challenge would normally be maintaining certification and ensure full compliance at all times. We have an affordable and convenient solution; the consultant retainer packages. This solution allows clients to have access to a consultant at all times (depending on the package).

FOOD TECHNOLOGY GUIDANCE

We can assist our clients in the food, beverage and health industries with food technology guidance on complex issues such as product development, export arrangements, testing, verification and labelling.

Important industry news and updates

COFFEE, CHICORY AND RELATED PRODUCTS - NEW LEGISLATION

Regulations Relating to Coffee, Chicory and Related Products Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa (R1154)

The new regulations were published on 30 October 2020 and will come into operation 12 months after publication.

TEA AND RELATED PRODUCTS - NEW LEGISLATION

Regulations Relating to Tea and Related Products Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa (R1153)

The new regulations were published on 30 October 2020 and will come into operation 12 months after publication.

LEGISLATION APPLICABLE TO ALL FOOD HANDLING PREMISES

Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters (R638)

Regulations R962 was replaced on 22 June 2018 by Regulations R638 and came into effect on 22 June 2019.

This regulation is applicable to ALL food handling premises, including beverages. If you own a food handling premises you must be in possession of a Certificate of Acceptability (COA) and comply to the new regulations’ requirements.

PROCESSED MEAT INDUSTRY

Compulsory Specification for Processed Meat Products (VC 9100)

The new regulations came into effect in October 2019.

These new regulations are intended to enable inspection of meat processing plants. 

The body that will be tasked with inspections is the The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications ( NRCS).