Your partner in Food Safety and Management Systems

Welcome to ASC Consultants

Industries We Serve




About Us

Areas we service

We are based in Port Elizabeth and our services extend to all major cities and towns in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Does your company operate outside these areas?


What we do

Our areas of expertise include consulting and tailored training ranging from basic food safety to the implementation of national and international food safety standards.

We do even more…

Our mission

Our mission is to provide professional efficient and cost effective solutions to the food, beverage and health industries.




Our food safety training solutions range from basic to expert level. This include basic food safety, GMP, HACCP, food safety management systems like, GlobalG.A.P., BRC, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 and Internal $ Supplier Auditing.


We also provide training solutions for Occupational Health and Safety (ISO 45001), Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)


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


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,), Quality management (ISO 9001), Occupational Health and Safety (ISO 45001) and Environmental management (ISO 14001)


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).


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.



All Food Handling Premises

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 are coming 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).

Get in Touch

Contact us for training, auditing and systems implementation solutions or to make an appointment with our consultants.

Food Safety Training Course Outlines

Find a complete list of our food safety training course outlines.

Upcoming Training Events​

Find a list of all upcoming PUBLIC training events. Alternative arrangements can be made for inhouse on-site or off-site training.​

Associations and Memberships

South African Association for Food Science and Technology

Institute of Business Advisors

The Sustainability Initiative of South Africa

South African Quality Institute

PECB is a certification body for persons, management systems, and products on a wide range of international standards.

South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

ASC Consultants' pledge to quality

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