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Certifications - South Georgia Produce

South Georgia Produce has earned certification by the following trusted programs:

PACA (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act)

PACA fosters trading practices in the marketing of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables in interstate and foreign commerce. It prohibits unfair and fraudulent practices and provides a means of enforcing contracts. Under the PACA, anyone buying or selling commercial quantities of fruit and vegetables must be licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Read more: http://www.ams.usda.gov/fv/paca.htm
PACA License # 990437

GAP Certification (Good Agricultural Practices)

Affiliate Auditor: Primus Labs
To ensure sanitary facilities are maintained in accordance with laws and regulations describing field sanitation practices. To address correct worker hygiene practices and reduce the potential for food contamination by an employee, either by his or her actions, hygiene, or habits. All persons working in direct contact with food, food-packaging material must follow proper food-handling techniques and food protection principles.
Read more: http://www.primuslabs.com

GMP Certification (Good Manufacturing Practices)

Affiliate Auditor: Primus Labs
Good Manufacturing Practices is a concept based on teamwork, continuous operation improvement, and three-way communication between management, sales and production employees. Quality improvement teams have been organized to address issues of finished product checks, working conditions, waste control, equipment maintenance, operation efficiency, safety in facilities, sanitation, employee personal hygiene, etc., and to encourage all employees to utilize their talents in helping to maintain and/or improve product quality.
Read more: http://www.fda.gov


PrimusGFS is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked and fully recognized audit scheme covering both Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) scopes, as well as Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS). The GFSI recognition of the PrimusGFS scheme helps move the produce industry one step closer to the desired goal of global food safety harmonization. The PrimusGFS scheme covers the scope of the supply chain from pre- and to post- farm gate production and provides an integrated supply chain approach.

Read more: http://www.primusgfs.com/

PrimusGFS ID: 5068

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