SALSA COSTS

The SALSA Scheme is run as a sustainable not-for-profit operation. It is specifically designed to offer an affordable low-cost certification service for small- and micro-sized food producers that provides extensive guidance to members. 

Suppliers need to purchase a package deal to become members of the SALSA scheme. This package deal includes both annual membership and also the cost of the half-day SALSA site audit.

The annual costs associated in gaining approval are:

SALSA Package Deal:
(annual membership and SALSA site audit)
£555

SALSA Package 'Extra':
(membership, audit and a day's mentoring at a discounted rate)

£925

If your business has relocated, has multiple sites or operates in multiple sectors that you would like approved please contact the SALSA helpline for full-day and other audit prices.

SALSA plus Cheese

A SALSA plus Cheese audit is designed to accommodate the requirements of the Specialist Cheesemakers Association (SCA).  The audit includes the SALSA standard plus a dedicated section on cheesemaking.  The associated costs in gaining approval are:

SALSA Membership and Audit Fee:
Please refer to the price structure above
SCA Module Fee: £185
SCA Membership: You must be an SCA member to apply. Contact the SCA for details (www.specialistcheesemakers.co.uk)

SALSA plus Beer

A SALSA plus Beer audit has been developed in association with Cask Marque.  The audit includes the SALSA standard plus a dedicated section on brewing.  The associated costs in gaining approval are:

SALSA plus Beer Audit:                                         

 £685

SALSA Package 'Extra' plus Beer:

£1,055

 

Other charges

Charges apply for various Member account services, including:

  • Change of approval scope                                  £20

Please contact SALSA Operations for details of charges for other account services

 

Prices from 4th January 2017 and are subject to VAT

 

An easy to follow diagram of the approval process and a step
by step guide to a successful audit. SALSA User Guide

 

 

Click here to find out more about the SALSA plus options