GlobalGAP is a private organization that establishes voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural production processes (crop, livestock and fishery) globally.
GLOBAL GAP (Global Good Agricultural Practices) is a standard for good agricultural practices during production, harvesting and post-harvest handling.
– GlobalGap standard is a standard focusing on quality management, safety and traceability in the field of growing plants, vegetables, tubers, fruits, poultry, livestock, aquatic products, etc., in general, in the agricultural sector. Karma.
– Global GAP standards focus mainly on 2 areas: farming and planting. Currently, Global GAP has developed specifically for each specific field such as pangasius farming, shrimp farming, tea farming, milkweed, pomelo,….
– Global GAP is a standard at the farm gate, which means certification for the production processes from the time the seed is planted to the time the product is released from the farm (in the condition that Vietnam is a certified product). sold out of private homes).
Subjects applying Global GAP standards:
– The Global GAP standard is applicable to all organizations including: farms, gardens, farming areas, companies, and establishments conducting food production and business.
– The Global GAP standard is a voluntary standard, focusing on implementation in the field of food safety management and traceability.
Benefits of applying Global GAP standards:
– Create safe and quality products.
– Unleash the concentrated work of the leader. Helping leaders have more time to focus on implementing the macro strategy.
– Your product is recognized according to Global GAP standards, it is easy to circulate in all markets around the world.
– The activities are systematic, people are united, working in a comfortable environment.
– Increase customer confidence in safe food, through good agricultural practices of producers.
– Quality of products & services is always stable.
– Create competitive advantage, enhance brand.
– And many other benefits…
Requirements when applying Global GAP standards:
– The GlobalGap standard requires manufacturers to establish a food safety inspection and monitoring system throughout, starting from farm preparation to harvesting, processing and storage. For example, the land must be cleaned and the water safe; The selected plant and livestock varieties are also disease-free because unsafe varieties will greatly affect productivity and quality; fertilizers and plant protection drugs must also ensure that they are drugs on the list, mainly those of organic origin, which are safe for users.
– Producers must document the entire production process, starting from sowing to harvesting and storing to prevent incidents such as food poisoning or excess chemical residues for food. authorized and traceable.
– The focus of GlobalGap is on food safety and traceability, but besides that it also addresses other issues such as safety, health and welfare for workers and environmental protection.
– The core of the Global GAP standard is that products sold or circulated on the market must meet the customer’s food safety and hygiene standards, and the product must have a clear origin. so that the source can be traced when needed.
– Producers, distributors, and distributors are all jointly responsible for their products to all domestic and foreign customers. Therefore, each product needs to have a clear background, well documented and periodically inspected according to the requirements of each type of product.
– The focus of Global GAP is on food safety and traceability, but also addresses other issues such as safety, health and welfare for workers and environmental protection.