Buy West Eat Best consumer information

Businesses that display the Buy West Eat Best logo need to meet certain criteria, which ensure strict standards of local content and quality. This means that when you see the Buy West Eat Best logo you can be assured that you are buying food that has been grown, farmed, fished and processed right here in WA.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, which runs the program, also monitors use of the logo to ensure you can trust it.

What the Buy West Eat Best logo means

To display the Buy West Eat Best logo (a registered trademark) businesses need to apply to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development and must meet the following criteria before being registered:

  • For fresh products, such as fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood, the products must be grown, fished or farmed in Western Australia.
  • For processed food, such as sauces, yoghurts, cheese, bread, wine etc, the main ingredient must be grown, fished or farmed in Western Australia and the product must be processed in Western Australia.
  • For restaurants, 70% or more of the dishes on your main and entrée menu must feature the main characterising ingredient as grown, fished or farmed in Western Australia
  • They are a registered food business producing safe food according to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code and the Food Act 2008 and its subsidiary  legislation.

For more information visit the Buy West Eat Best website.

Monitoring and compliance

To make sure the Buy West Eat Best logo is used correctly we carry out random checks at both retail and manufacturing levels. Only registered businesses can use the logo on product packaging and only registered retailers can use the logo for point-of-sale advertising.

If you have seen the logo and want to check that it is being used properly, refer to the Buy West Eat Best website for registered users or contact us for more information.

 

Contact information

Buy West Eat Best
Page last updated: Monday, 4 December 2017 - 12:42pm