Who We Are

WQS Group was founded in 1993, and works in the food industry providing independent third-party certification, inspection, and training services.

From 1993, WQS has been continuously growing internationally. Currently headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, WQS has branch offices in Brazil, Mexico, and provides services through Latin and Central America. We provide solutions for over 20,000 companies all across the food chain, from farm, to production, packing, transportation, and retail.

We owe our success to a steadfast commitment to three principles.

  •  Integrity – Maintaining the highest standards in honesty and fairness in every aspect of our business.
  • Technology – Constantly seeking out and utilizing the best new tools to provide our customers with the best service possible.
  • Quality – Obsessively auditing out own results to ensure we add value to our clients businesses and programs without fail.

WQS is approved by GFSI recognized schemes, government entities, and major food retails, including GLOBALG.A.P., SQF, PrimusGFS, BRC , IFS , and others. We continue to look for ways to innovate and streamline our processes to offer our customers transparency, agility in the marketplace, and unprecedented control over their entire supply chain.

In 2019, WQS joined the QIMA Group: QIMA is a leading provider of supply chain compliance solutions, that partners with brands, retailers and importers to secure, manage and optimize their global supply network.

QIMA has on-the-ground presence in 85 countries, combining industry-leading experts for onsite inspections, supplier audits and lab testing with a digital platform that brings accuracy, transparency and intelligence for quality and compliance data

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