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This section is designed to make available basic information about the company and its history. For more information please contact Chris Slack, Senior Marketing Manager, EMEA  on 01993 885684 or cslack@nsf.org

NSF personnel are sometimes available to provide expert comment on industry issues or to speak at industry events. For more information please contact Chris Slack as above.

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NSF International

NSF is the leading international supplier of food assurance and certification services to businesses in the global food supply chain. Through its family of companies it offers it offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio of services that enable companies in the agriculture, processing, manufacturing, retail, catering and leisure industries to comply with legislative requirements and meet or exceed consumer demands for food safety.

Together, the NSF group of food safety subsidiaries, NSF Davis Fresh, Quality Assurance International, NSF Cook & Thurber and NSF provide consulting, strategic and technical services, customised inspection, assurance and certification from field to fork and through a worldwide network of offices.


NSF, one of the most widely known and respected food assurance brands, leads NSF International food assurance operations outside the Americas. Through our international network of offices we deliver services and expertise to established and developing food supply operations in all regions of the world.
Through our hub in Asia-Pacific we have established a strong presence in the fast emerging Far East markets.

NSF services include certification, consulting, technical and risk services that enable companies both to comply with legislative and industry standards and gain commercial advantage in their markets.

NSF Certification

NSF Certification is the leading provider of independent assurance and certification services to the agriculture, produce and processing industries, specialising in the delivery of assessments to a range of international, national, and client specific standards. We are widely recognised for the specialist sector knowledge of our assessors and the thoroughness and consistency of our assessment teams.
NSF Certification is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditations Service (UKAS) to EN45011, enabling us to provide a broad range of UKAS-accredited certification services. Using a recognised certification body provides added credibility and enhanced customer recognition.


Quick facts about NSF

  • NSF International, founded in 1944 as the National Sanitation Foundation, is based in Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA and is well known for the development of standards, product testing and certification services in the areas of public health, safety and protection of the environment. www.nsf.org
  • NSF International is an independent not-for-profit organisation
  • CMi was founded in 1985 with the vision of becoming the leading consulting, certification and technical services provider in the global food supply chain
  • NSF-CMi became part of the NSF group of companies in 2007
  • NSF has offices in 17 countries and operates in over 40 countries worldwide
  • NSF is Europe’s largest certification body in the fresh produce sector, certifying over 40,000 clients annually
  • NSF is a trusted adviser to governments, executive agencies and industry bodies on emerging industry issues and trends
  • NSF Consulting undertakes projects throughout the world, working with government, international agencies, leading international manufacturers and retailers
  • NSF is the UK market leader in bespoke inspection services to multi-site operations in the hospitality, food service and catering sectors.


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