Food Industry
Ethical Audits

Promoting ethical trading

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Ethical Audits for your Business

Verner Wheelock has been undertaking SMETA ethical audits for over 15 years. Our small team of qualified, professional, APSCA registered ethical auditors are based around the UK and work with most of the major retailers throughout their supply chains. We specialise in auditing food processors and farms, to help them comply with the Ethical Trading Initiative Base Code.

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Our audit reports are uploaded onto the Sedex online platform where you can share the report with your customers.

Sectors Covered Include:

  • Farms, growers and packhouses
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Dairy
  • Bakery and Confectionery
  • Food processing
  • Fisheries and Seafood

We can provide ethical audits
wherever you are in the UK and Ireland.

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About Verner Wheelock

Verner Wheelock is a member of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA). We deliver ethical audits throughout the UK and Ireland and pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards of service to our customers.

All our ethical auditors have extensive experience of carrying out SMETA audits and are APSCA registered auditors. They are professional and approachable, undertaking audits with integrity and reporting with clarity.

The ethical audit team members all have a background in social auditing or human resources with some also specialising in Health & Safety. We have auditors who speak fluent Hindi, Punjabi and Polish, ensuring that those involved in worker interviews during an audit can understand and be understood.

Contact Alison Wheelock to discuss your ethical audit requirements on 01756 700802

or email Samantha Day at
Alternatively email