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Noraxx at a glance

Launched in 2003 in Toronto by founding partners Al Brewer and Neil Buchmann, Noraxx delivers food safety and quality management solutions for businesses across Canada. We attribute our growth to our focus on customer service and our core competencies:

  • Expert leadership and certified in-house inspection team
  • Industry affiliations: International Association for Food Protection, Ontario Food Protection Association, Canadian Franchise Association, Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), ASQ (American Society for Quality)
  • Field service provider of record for Maxxam Analytics, Canada’s largest privately-owned laboratory
  • Working relationship with public health inspectors
  • 100% Canadian-owned and operated

Services and capabilities

  • Food safety inspections
  • Quality management programs – planning, consulting and support
  • Environmental monitoring and sampling
  • Emergency foodborne illness investigations
  • Employee and management-level training
  • Microbiological testing – including indicator organisms, pathogens, allergen testing, nutritional labeling, and drinking water analysis
  • Real-time sanitation testing – Protein swabs and ATP swabs
  • Full-service QM support for food processors, manufacturers and distributors, including HACCP (Hazardous analysis critical control point), GMP (good manufacturing practices) facility audits, and CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) compliance

Why choose Noraxx?

We make sure your operations meet and exceed any and all compliance criteria. Building on our experience with food safety and quality management regulatory standards and guidelines at the local, provincial and national level, we’ve developed a unique packaged approach to create a “best of the best” solution that’s tailored to your operation’s needs, budget and quality objectives.

Customer satisfaction guaranteed – at every location, with every assessment

  • Protect your brand
  • Stay in compliance – and beyond
  • Quality management
  • Web-based reporting, records management (data & photos) and email alerts


Neil Buchmann, partner

Al Brewer

Al Brewer, partner