DTS Food Assurance specialises in testing services for food manufacturing industries such as the meat, dairy, confectionery, and beverage sectors.
DTS is one of the leading food assurance service providers in Australia, utilising large food microbiology and chemistry laboratories, as well as an extensive inspection and certification scope. With more than 60 years of experience, DTS has continually offered support to food processing companies from the farm to the consumer.
Serving some of Australia’s largest food and beverage companies, DTS helps ensure food products are safe for distribution.
Testing services for improved quality control and quick time-to-market
DTS Food Assurance provides an extensive range of services, helping to achieve a rapid time-to-market of high-quality food products. The company has a dedicated team of technical specialists, which have expertise in areas such as auditing and inspection, chemical analysis (including forensic), certification, allergen testing, risk management, and microbiological consultation.
Values of safety, team work, quality, customer focus, and performance have helped DTS gain a strong position in the market, known for its comprehensive range of services, which include chemistry, microbiology, allergen, genetically modified organisms (GMO), milk analytical testing, audit, inspection and certification.
DTS’ commitment to high-quality service ensures customers are provided with the latest technologies and methodologies. In addition, the company’s state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited and it has 12 quarantine-approved premises.
Inspection and certification services
Delivered by AsureQuality and Bureau Veritas, DTS offers inspection and certification services to help ensure food products meet safety, ethics, and sustainability standards.
The company’s network of auditors provide independent and integrated inspection, verification, and certification to retailers, producers, and processors in agricultural and food industries.
Through its partners, DTS has an extensive portfolio of international and domestic accreditations, including management system and product certifications, as well as regulatory and approved supplier programmes.
Food certification services involve an extensive portfolio of domestic and international accreditation, including hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP), good manufacturing practices (GMP), ISO 22000, Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF), and the British Retail Consortium (BRC). In addition, customised audit solutions are available to meet client’s needs.
Independent inspection and testing for Australian seed and grain industry
DTS Food Assurance provides inspection, testing, and validation services to the Australian seed and grain industry.
Using enhanced and innovative testing methodologies, the company offers seed certification to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies, Seedcare, and domestic standards. DTS performs GMO testing, International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) certificates, and field inspection services, as well as phytosanitary clearance and electronic reporting. Customers may gain access to test results at any time.