Essentials of Produce Safety: Fresh Ed Proficiency Exam

Produce Marketing Association (PMA), in partnership with Alchemy – the world’s leader in food safety training, developed a turnkey certificate program, named Fresh Ed, specifically for the produce industry. The Fresh Ed Proficiency Exam for Essentials of Produce Safety is an important measure of proficiency for supervisors, managers, supply chain partners and any other individual who needs to understand and implement produce safety best practices.

The examination consists of sixty (60) multiple choice items. The online examinee is given three (3) attempts to successfully complete the examination. A time limit of sixty (60) minutes is given to complete each attempt of the examination.

Exam Details

A certificate of proficiency is available to print from the Course Portal upon successful completion of the examination. The successful completion of the examination results when the examinee achieves a passing score of seventy-five percent (75%) or higher.

Who Should Register

The primary audience for the Fresh Ed Proficiency Exam are individuals seeking to demonstrate knowledge of implementing produce safety best practices, including:

  • Director – Product Procurement
  • Director – Operations
  • Manager – Produce Safety / Quality Assurance
  • Supervisor – Field
  • Supervisor – Sanitation
  • Scout – Field


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