About us


Our beginning: In 1944, NSF was founded as the National Sanitation Foundation in the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.

Today, we are now NSF International, with corporate headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, USA, and 75 office and partner locations worldwide.

NSF Africa is part of NSF International, forming the world’s leading standards and certification organisation for public health and safety. NSF Africa previously known as CMi started operating in Africa out of UK from 1987. In 2003 CMi registered the company CMi Africa in South Africa. In 2007 NSF International acquired CMi.

Our Team

Uniquely, the NSF Africa team is made up of a wide range of experienced and qualified staff from different technical and commercial backgrounds, who together provide an in-depth understanding of our client’s businesses combined with the ability to develop appropriate technical and commercial solutions.

All our key managers have many years’ relevant industry experience drawn from backgrounds with regulatory/enforcement bodies and industry, with companies in all sectors of the food chain, including major food retailers and manufacturers, hospitality and catering, and agriculture.

NSF Africa 15 Years celebration