SQF International Conference Melbourne, Victoria Implementation of SQF in the US Market August 25, 2010 SQF
Discussion Topics <ul><li>Growth in the SQF Program </li></ul><ul><li>Influencing Factors to Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Buye...
Growth in the SQF Program
SQF Registrations – January 09 <ul><li>Total of 1963 registrations </li></ul><ul><li>Aus / NZ – 1385 </li></ul><ul><li>N.A...
SQF Registrations – January 2010 <ul><li>Total of 4257 registrations </li></ul><ul><li>Aus / NZ – 1902 </li></ul><ul><li>N...
US Certifications by FSC by % – April 2010
Aus Certifications by FSC by % – July 2010
Total Certifications  AU  64% US 7% Other 29% US 61% Other 15% AU  24%
Growth in SQF Program <ul><li>Overall there has been 37% growth in the program in Australia and 83% growth in the US from ...
Auditors per FSC (Australia) FSC
Auditor by FSC (US)
 
Influencing Factors to Growth in US
 
 
 
 
Buyer Support
Industry Acceptance
Industry Acceptance
Supplier Acceptance 2010 SQF Customer Satisfaction Survey 83.1% 73% CB was responsive to my needs 64.7% 75% Pre-assessment...
Buyer Acceptance <ul><li>Buyers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate access to audit results & reports, 24/7 </li></ul></ul><ul...
SQF Buyer Module - Reports <ul><li>SQFI Audit Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scored audit report (document review or facilit...
Buyer Report – SQFI Audit Report
Buyer Report – Corrective Action Plan
Future Program Growth
Regulations
New US Food Safety Regulations  <ul><li>FDA Food Safety Modernization Act  </li></ul><ul><li>Food Safety Enhancement Act <...
Food Manufacturers in US  Frozen Bakery Products, Except Bread   (196) Frozen Fruits, Fruit Juices, and Vegetables   (352)...
Building Guidance documents <ul><li>Brokers (fsc 35) </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation and Distribution (fsc 25 & 26) </li>...
Summary <ul><li>SQF Program is growing and will continue to grow as we build partnerships with industry </li></ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. SQF International Conference Melbourne, Victoria Implementation of SQF in the US Market August 25, 2010 SQF
  2. 2. Discussion Topics <ul><li>Growth in the SQF Program </li></ul><ul><li>Influencing Factors to Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Buyer Acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>Prediction on Future Growth </li></ul>
  3. 3. Growth in the SQF Program
  4. 4. SQF Registrations – January 09 <ul><li>Total of 1963 registrations </li></ul><ul><li>Aus / NZ – 1385 </li></ul><ul><li>N.A. – 322 </li></ul><ul><li>A / P – 215 </li></ul><ul><li>S.A. - 15 </li></ul>
  5. 5. SQF Registrations – January 2010 <ul><li>Total of 4257 registrations </li></ul><ul><li>Aus / NZ – 1902 </li></ul><ul><li>N.A. – 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>A / P – 286 </li></ul><ul><li>Latin Am. – 52 </li></ul><ul><li>Europe – 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Other - 35 </li></ul>Now 4890 sites
  6. 6. US Certifications by FSC by % – April 2010
  7. 7. Aus Certifications by FSC by % – July 2010
  8. 8. Total Certifications AU 64% US 7% Other 29% US 61% Other 15% AU 24%
  9. 9. Growth in SQF Program <ul><li>Overall there has been 37% growth in the program in Australia and 83% growth in the US from 2009 to 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>There are now SQF certificates in over 30 countries around the world </li></ul><ul><li>The number of registered auditors has increased from 128 to over 300 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Australia: 95 auditors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US: 203 auditors </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Auditors per FSC (Australia) FSC
  11. 11. Auditor by FSC (US)
  12. 13. Influencing Factors to Growth in US
  13. 18. Buyer Support
  14. 19. Industry Acceptance
  15. 20. Industry Acceptance
  16. 21. Supplier Acceptance 2010 SQF Customer Satisfaction Survey 83.1% 73% CB was responsive to my needs 64.7% 75% Pre-assessment tool was a great value 84.3% 78% SQF audit reflects food safety issues 83.7% 81% SQF report is a valuable resource 85.1% 83% SQF Audit is recognized by my customer 2010 2009 Question
  17. 22. Buyer Acceptance <ul><li>Buyers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate access to audit results & reports, 24/7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confidence in supply chain through high standards, e.g. surveillance audits every 6 months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplier discovery - access to certified sites via live database </li></ul></ul>
  18. 23. SQF Buyer Module - Reports <ul><li>SQFI Audit Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scored audit report (document review or facility assessment) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to filter audit reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Show entire report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Show only non-conformances </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Audit Response Details </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raw data of the audit report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exportable to excel for data management </li></ul></ul>
  19. 24. Buyer Report – SQFI Audit Report
  20. 25. Buyer Report – Corrective Action Plan
  21. 26. Future Program Growth
  22. 27. Regulations
  23. 28. New US Food Safety Regulations <ul><li>FDA Food Safety Modernization Act </li></ul><ul><li>Food Safety Enhancement Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Safety Plans (HACCP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulatory Standards for Fruits and Vegetables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Based Inspections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traceability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recall Authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Supplier Verification Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accredited Third Party Certification </li></ul></ul>
  24. 29. Food Manufacturers in US Frozen Bakery Products, Except Bread (196) Frozen Fruits, Fruit Juices, and Vegetables (352) Frozen Specialties, NEC (716) Groceries and Related Products, NEC (28,714) Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts (1,529) Macaroni, Spaghetti, Vermicelli, and Noodles (418) Malt (44) Manufactured Ice (662) Meats and Meat Products (4,966) Natural, Processed, and Imitation Cheese (565) Packaged Frozen Foods (1,805) Pickled Fruits and Vegetables, Vegetable Sauces and Seasonings, and Salad Dressings (646) Potato Chips, Corn Chips, and Similar Snacks (769) Poultry and Poultry Products (1,744) Prepared Flour Mixes and Doughs (171) Prepared Fresh or Frozen Fish and Seafoods (707) Roasted Coffee (767) Salted and Roasted Nuts and Seeds (157) Sausages and Other Prepared Meats (1,388) Shellfish (779) Shortening, Table Oils, Margarine, and Other Edible Fats and Oils, NEC (295) Vegetable Oil Mills, Except Corn, Cottonseed, and Soybeans (76) Animal and Marine Fats and Oils (493) Beet Sugar (55) Bread and Other Bakery Products, Except Cookies and Crackers (4,791) Candy and Other Confectionery Products (1,962) Cane Sugar, Except Refining (95) Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies (1,294) Canned Specialties (779) Canned and Cured Fish and Seafood (403) Cereal Breakfast Foods (217) Chewing Gum (41) Chocolate and Cocoa Products (782) Cookies and Crackers (1,039) Creamery Butter (89) Dairy Products, Except Dried or Canned (4,048) Dog and Cat Food (475) Dried and Dehydrated Fruits, Vegetables, and Soup Mixes (352) Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Products (710) Finfish (921) Fish and Seafood (7,445) Flavoring Extracts and Flavoring Syrups NEC (633) Flour and Other Grain Mill Products (639) Food Preparations, NEC (5,128) Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (9,202) Total =89,059 Source: www.manta.com
  25. 30. Building Guidance documents <ul><li>Brokers (fsc 35) </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation and Distribution (fsc 25 & 26) </li></ul><ul><li>SQF 1000 general guidance </li></ul>
  26. 31. Summary <ul><li>SQF Program is growing and will continue to grow as we build partnerships with industry </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in auditors in multiple food sector categories satisfy the demand for audits </li></ul><ul><li>Food Safety Regulations will potentially drive the need for more certifications </li></ul><ul><li>SQF is creating a greater awareness to industry influencers with marketing initiatives </li></ul>

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