About the Certification Programs

The Process of Gaining of Certification

Products and recipes can become Monash University Low FODMAP CertifiedTM by following this 5 step process:

1. To Apply: By completing an Application Form and submitting the form to fodmap.certified@monash.edu for review.

- Application Form to Certify Food and Beverage Products
- Application Form to Certify Recipes

2. To Qualify: Once qualified, a Consultancy Agreement will be released for signing. Our eligibility criteria can be found here.

3. Product Testing: For products, submit products for testing*.

Recipe Assessment: For recipes, send recipes in an electronic format for FODMAP assessment*. A report confirming FODMAP results will be sent to you upon completion of testing and assessment.

* Product testing / recipe assessment fees apply


4. Join the Program:
A Licence Agreement* with Monash FODMAP will entitle you to:

For Products:

- Use the Monash University Low FODMAP CertifiedTM icon and trademarks on product packaging, print media, in-store advertising, website and social media.

- List certified products in the Monash University Low FODMAP DietTM App.

For Recipes:

- Use the Monash University Low FODMAP CertifiedTM icon and trademarks next to recipes.

* Licence fees apply


5. Launch: Your products or recipes are now ready to be officially launched as Monash University Low FODMAP CertifiedTM.

For a more comprehensive guide to the certification processes for products and recipes, please download the following two flyers:

- Certification Process for Food and Beverages
- Certification Process for Recipes

Revenue generated from these programs fund further research into IBS and the low FODMAP diet.