Accreditation as a Dairy Processor - South Australia


You will need accreditation if you intend to process milk for retail sale or process milk into products such as yoghurt or ice cream. You will need accreditation if milk or milk products are the base or major component of the end product.

There are two categories of accreditation, based on the amount of milk processed. These are:

  • large scale dairy processor
  • small scale dairy processor.

You will need separate accreditation if you intend to collect milk from a dairy primary production business for transport to a dairy processing business or to transport bulk dairy products between dairy processors.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to process dairy products in accordance with the relevant food safety standards, including:

  • primary production and processing standards
  • labelling (ingredient, allergens, date marking)
  • food additives
  • processing aids
  • microbiological limits for food
  • food premises and equipment
  • food safety programs, practices and general requirements.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees can be found in the attached document.

Application process


Please lodge your completed application with supporting documents and fee payment with the agency.


Accreditation cannot be transferred

Administering agency


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:



Operating address: CSIRO Building 1
4 Waite Road
Urrbrae, South Australia 5064
Mailing address: PO BOX 140
Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064
Phone: 08 8223 2277
Fax: 08 8232 2463
Mobile: 0401 121 917
Website: Dairysafe (Opens in new window)

Supporting information