DTS Food Assurance

Inspection and Certification Services for Food Products

Testing Services Food Processing

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.

Contact Details

DTS Food Assurance
3-5/352 Macaulay Road
Kensington, 3031
Unit 3, 63-71 Boundary Road, North Melbourne
+61 3 8371 7600
+61 3 9372 2013

Available White Papers


Inspection and Certification Services 30 August 2017 DTS Food Assurance works closely with customers to offer a diverse range of skills and expertise, helping you to ensure the brand and food you produce, sell, and serve meets the highest standards of safety.


DTS Food Laboratories - A Leader in Food Testing 29 August 2017 DTS Food Laboratories offers comprehensive analytical services to the food and allied industries, supported by our extensive accreditations and expertise.


Meat Industry: Testing, Inspection, and Certification Services 20 June 2017 DTS has been a trusted partner for testing, inspection, and certification services to the meat industry for more than 60 years. The company offers independent and integrated audit inspection and verification to producers, processors, and retailers across the food and agricultural sectors.


Client Risk Mitigation Services 11 May 2015 The leading cause of product recalls in Australia is the presence of undeclared allergenic material, microbial contamination and labelling errors.

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