What is the SQF Program?

ONE WORLD. ONE STANDARD.

The Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program is a rigorous and credible food safety and quality program that is recognized by retailers, brand owners, and food service providers world-wide. Recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the SQF family of food safety and quality codes are designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain – from the farm all the way to the retail stores.

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We’re Hiring! – Business Analytics Manager

July 15, 2019

Primary Purpose The Manager, SQFI Business Analytics will be responsible for turning data points into actionable insights and recommendations for SQFI (Safe Quality Food Institute) to operate a profitable global…

We’re Hiring! – Sales Manager, SQFI North America

July 15, 2019

Primary Purpose The Manager, SQFI Sales (North America) will be responsible for delivering assigned revenue targets and profitable growth for the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a global third-party certification…

Let your voice be heard: Help shape the SQF Code, Edition 9!

July 12, 2019

Seize this unique opportunity to help shape the SQF Code, Edition 9 at the 2019 SQF Conference! Participate in a 2-part interactive forum to get program updates, hear results of…

SQF Code

The SQF Code meets the needs of all suppliers in the food industry through an internationally recognized certification system with an emphasis on the systematic application of HACCP for control of food-quality hazards and food safety.

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SQF Compliance and Integrity Program

The Safe Quality Foundation’s Compliance and Integrity Program (CIP) measures the quality and integrity of SQF certificates, audits, SQF professionals, and licensed certification bodies to ensure the consistent execution of the SQF Program.

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Ethical Sourcing

Conscientious consumers want food that is safe and that has been grown and processed in a manner that meets their high standards of social and environmental responsibility. To obtain official Ethical Sourcing Registration documentation, food suppliers must comply with certain social and environmental requirements in the food industry.

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