Over the years, agricultural companies have developed different practices, techniques and tools for the production of fresh products in primary and manufacturing sectors (including vegetables, grains and legumes). For this reason, national and international certifications and regulations that guarantee the quality of the products and processes are necessary. Therefore, what are the certifications of Agricola DOFRA?
The PRIMUS GFS certification is an audit system recognized by the GFSI for its acronym in English (Global Food Safety Intiative) accredited under applicable ISO standards for audits, recognized worldwide for guaranteeing compliance with food safety regulations (FSMS ), as well as good agricultural practices Farm (BPA), Greenhouse (BPA), Harvest Gang (BPA), Manufacturing (BPM), Risk Analysis and Critical Control Point System (HACCP) and Preventive Controls (CP) . The PRIMUS GFS scheme covers the scope of the pre and post harvest chain of suppliers and provides an integrated approach to the chain and the global harmonization of food safety.
The department of SENASICA (National Service for Health, Safety and Food Quality), grants a certification by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), which aims to facilitate trade procedures international of agro-food products, which issues the import and export certificates of agricultural, livestock, aquaculture and fishery goods, to verify that these products comply with regulations and legal requirements, through a prior verification of documents and physical procedures to authorize the introduction or goods issue in Mexico.
The Department of Agriculture of Mexico (SENASICA - SAGARPA) responsible for agro-food management issues the “ORGANIC SAGARPA MEXICO” certification, which accredits the implementation of organic practices, that is, they control, evaluate and inspect processes, products and procedures for the production of agricultural products such as vegetables, collection of wild plants, livestock / poultry units, processing units and traders. These are regulated by an organic plan and an OCO inspector (Organic Certification Organization) endorsed by SENASICA that is responsible for carrying out the evaluation and verification of the processes, this certificate is issued under the regime of the Mexican Organic Standard LPO this is mandatory for commercialize organic products in the Mexican territory.