Why PrimusGFS Certification?
PrimusGFS offers certification throughout the entire supply chain with a focus on agricultural and fresh-cut produce products. It is designed to ensure the growing and production of produce is safe for human consumption. Benefits include:
- Peace-of-mind for consumers your produce is safe
- Reduced food safety risks
- Improved efficiency of farm management
- Improved compliance with regulatory food safety requirements such as the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
What is PrimusGFS Certification?
PrimusGFS is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized audit scheme having been benchmarked against GFSI standard and compliance requirements. It is endorsed by more than 7,000 growers and offered in 22 countries.
PrimusGFS audits, depending on the operation, include Food Safety Management Systems, Good Agricultural Practices, Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP. The standard has separate audits for:
- Cooler/Cold Storage
- Harvest crews
- Indoor Agriculture
- Storage & Distribution