About GD Fairley Consulting

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Glenn Fairley

MBA qualified with 23 years experience in Short Shelf-Life, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Australian Agribusiness, supplying Retailers nationally.  

An extensive knowledge of processing equipment and a well developed network of suppliers of Processing Equipment.

A well resourced knowledge of Australian Manufacturing methods and Australian Retail requirements.  

Has visited and bench marked food production units, retail products and equipment suppliers in 14 countries over a 10 year period.  

Has launched over 30 start-up products and brands into retail and wholesale markets.

Currently consulting primarily related to start-ups of farm based businesses moving into value adding.  

Developing the quality assurance systems, new product development and taking the sites through the required Quality Assurance gap audits (Freshcarev4, HARPS, SQF, WW SEP, CSFMR) to enable supply to retail in Australia and export.

Walter Collins

Walter has lived through the changing retail landscape since 1963 from store management through to implementing Quality Assurance Systems nationally.

Since 1998 has been Proprietor, Quality Assurance, Food Safety Consultancy and Training business, based on the Mid North Coast of N.S.W. services offered include;

  • Assisting fresh food businesses in the development, training and implementation to SQFI, WQA, Freshcare and other HACCP based quality assurance and food safety codes and standards.
  • Preparing businesses for QA Certification through HACCP and internal audit skills training.
  • Retained by larger clients to consult on systems and continuous improvement review programs that include QA, marketing and business development strategies
  • Development and training of auditors within the food industry, mostly to HACCP based systems.
  • Consulting to various food industry categories, mostly focusing on value adding and processing etc
  • Fresh Produce Growers
  • Fresh Produce Packers
  • Fresh Produce Packers
  • Fresh Produce Processors
  • Fresh Produce Wholesalers
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Retailers
  • Pet Food Manufacturers
  • Nut Producers
  • Confectionery Manufacturers
  • Muesli Manufacturers
  • Biscuit Manufacturers
  • Herbal Tea Manufacturers
  • Pate Manufacturers
Food Safety Systems Facilitator (9270)

SQF 2000 Consultant (2269)

HACCP Practitioner / Trainer

Freshcare Trainer

Lead Food Safety Auditor

Certificate (lV) Work Place Training and Assessment

SQF Systems Auditing

Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor

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