GlobalGAP – the leading standard in the agricultural industry
GlobalGAP certification is considered a reliable standard in proving the safety and sustainability of food origin. The search, support, and development of high-quality fruit/agricultural units and farms met 100% of VietGAP and GloblaGAP standards.
Since then, Vagrofood has been exporting to the international market and is responsible for clean fruit supply and export companies. Stay tuned to this article for more information about GlobalGAP certification!
What is GlobalGAP certfication
GlobalGAP's full name is Good Agricultural Practices, which means Global Good Agricultural Practices. It is a global certification with over 80 countries reviewing and setting out. GlobalGAP is the expected agricultural production standard, including three areas: cultivation, animal husbandry, and fisheries.
Accordingly, agriculture manufacturers must have a food safety inspection and monitoring system throughout the process, from preparation and cultivation to harvesting, processing, and storage.
For example, when planting crops, the soil must be clean, and irrigation water must not be dirty well water. Or plant varieties and animal breeds must be disease-free to ensure quality and productivity. In addition, regardless of the type of plant fertilizer or animal feed used, it must be on the permitted list and have a precise dose and origin.
The goal and meaning of the GlobalGAP standard
The most basic of GlobalGAP certification is food safety and understanding the product's manufacturing journey through traceability. GlobalGAP also took responsibility for social welfare and environmental protection issues.
Agricultural products that meet GlobalGAP standards mean that the quality of products is recognized globally. Agricultural products must go through a strict enforcement control system and incur additional costs. In some countries, this certified product will be more profitable than similar products that do not meet the standards.
Benefits of GlobalGAP Certification for businesses
Create safe and quality agricultural products to ensure the safety of consumers' health.
Prove to customers that your products are produced by good agricultural practices, creating credibility to motivate customers to continue buying.
We are reducing the risk of affecting the business's reputation when bringing products with food safety problems into the market.
Increase the efficiency of farm management processes and activities. As well as capture the situation of the product's path.
Raise producers' awareness of creating good products, protecting the environment, and ensuring social benefits.
Agricultural and fishery products, according to GlobalGAP standards, will be recognized on a global scale. Primarily, it is readily accepted in fastidious markets such as Europe, Japan, and the USA.
Benefits of GlobalGAP Certification for Consumers
Can check the product origin and production place accurately and quickly.
Easy to buy clean agricultural products, good quality, and safe for health when used.
Steps to take to achieve GlobalGAP certification
There are five steps to GlobalGAP certification.
Prepare documents and checklists on GlobalGAP certification standards for certified products or visit the link at GlobalGAP's website.
Compare the recommendations given by the certifiers in your country. Register with the company of your choice and get GlobalGAP certification.
Conduct a self-assessment against the checklist and adjust where the farm does not meet the GlobalGAP standard. A trained and licensed GlobalGAP consultant can assist you in preparing the assessment procedure and documentation.
Schedule an appointment with your chosen GlobalGAP-approved certifier. An assessor will then conduct an initial on-farm inspection.
When fully complying with the requirements of GlobalGAP. You will receive a GlobalGAP certification valid for one year.
Conditions to achieve GlobalGAP certificate
Safety, origin, and origin of the product.
Adaptation to the environment (including biodiversity).
Working conditions, health, and safety of producers.
Ways of rearing and living conditions of livestock.
Standards on "Integrated Crop Management" (ICM). "Integrated Pest Management" (IPC), "Quality Management System" (QMS). And "Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System" (HACCP).
One of the main goals of the Global GAP standard is to minimize the use of fertilizers when farming. That leads to reducing the negative impact of agriculture on the environment.
To improve product quality, units in the agricultural sector must apply this standard. GlobalGAP certification makes products easy to consume and circulate in global markets.
Above is the basic information about the requirements and measures to preserve the GlobalGAP, which Vagrofood, manufacturer & farm mainly follows. If customer want to import Vietnamese fresh fruits owning GlobalGAP certificate into your markets, please get in touch with Vagrofood immediately.
Vagrofood have many years of experience in developing, manufacturing, and exporting large quantities of tropical fresh & organic fruit. That's why we can help Vietnamese agriculture products achieve optimal efficiency, improve output value and increase prestige for importers in other countries.
V.A.F Vietnam Agriculture Food Co., LTD
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