What is the GLOBAL G.A.P Chain of Custody audit?

There has been a lot of buzz and confusion in recent months regarding the GLOBALG.A.P. Chain of Custody (CoC) audits and certification. The GLOBALG.A.P. Chain of Custody Standard is an important certification for all role players in the supply chain who handle certified products. It assures customers and consumers that …

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What is a HACCP Plan?

There are no consumers who wittingly buy food that will either injure or cause a foodborne illness. Consumers trust food manufacturers that they have taken all necessary steps to ensure that the food sold to them is safe and meets their expectations. In this article, HACCP will be briefly discussed, …

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7 Steps on How to Start a Legally Compliant Food Business In South Africa

7 Steps How to start a food business in South Africa

Many entrepreneurs have brilliant food business ideas but never know where to start and what to do to ensure their businesses are legally compliant. While having a great business idea is a good start, all relevant laws and regulations must be observed to avoid legal complications. Below is a step …

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GLOBAL GAP IFA V6, What’s new ?

Over the years, the Global GAP Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) certification standard has been revised numerous times. The revision has been necessitated by stakeholders, producers, and market demands. Part of the market demand is influenced by the need to comply with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a benchmark for …

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WHAT IS GLOBAL GAP ?

What is Global G.A.P? Global G.A.P. is an internationally recognized certified standard that ensures Good Agricultural Practices. Global Gap outlines international standards that act as a safeguard for food safety, workers’ health and safety, animal welfare, and environmental protection.  The focus is on agricultural produce, livestock, and aquaculture. Global Gap’s …

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GLOBAL GAP IFA 5.2, V5.3, & V5.4

As the retail market demands changed, the Global Food Safety Initiative had to update its benchmarking requirements to align with new food industry trends and information. In February 2020, the GFSI then released the new benchmarking requirements under GFSI V7.2. To maintain its GFSI recognition, Global G.A.P – a certification …

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New features of GlobalGAP IFA V5.4

GlobalGAP has introduced the new GlobalGAP IFA V5.4. The constantly changing market demands pertaining to food safety practices in this rapidly changing global economy have accelerated into major adjustments of policies, regulations, and standards. It is for this reason that GlobalGAP is continuously making efforts of updating its assessment criteria …

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GlobalGAP Certification Scheme Overview

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GlobalGAP is a farm certification scheme that promotes good agricultural practices and the production of primary products in a safe manner while taking into account worker welfare and health. What is GlobalGAP? Global Good Agricultural Practice (Global GAP) is an internationally recognised certification standard that promotes Good Agricultural Practices under …

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