Global Gap Certification
Global Gap stands for the Goods Agriculture Practices. It is mainly introduced for the agriculture and farming industries and it helps the organization to grow safe and healthy foods for the human consumption. Global Gap assists to provide guidelines to the organization on how to grow healthy products in a responsible way by reduces the environmental impact of farming operation and reduce the use of chemical inputs. The main objective of Global Gap is to ensure the harmonization, integrity and transparency of Global Agriculture Standards.
Benefits of Global Gap Certification
Improve the brand value and market value of the organization.
Enhance productivity and efficiency of the organization.
Improves the risk management system.
It helps to improve the production process of the organization.
Minimizes environmental risk and provide sustainable environment.
Provide food safety at workplace.
Provide guidelines to produce safe and high quality food for the human consumption.
Develops team work and motivation among the employees.
Demonstrate employees’ satisfaction and Generate greater employees involvement.
It helps to access market easily.
Process to get the Global Gap Certification
Application:- This is the first step to get the Global Gap certification, the application covers some basic information of the company. The certification body must accept the application and needs to b record or maintain all the information on the Global Gap database.
Review of Application:- The application received shall be reviewed by the team to ensure that the compliance requirement have been fulfilled.
Quote and Agreement:- After the review of documents we provide the price quotation to the client and performs the Gap Analysis to cover all the clauses and section of the quality standards and Gap Analysis is done to check the Gap between company planned things and achieved things.
Documentation Review:- check the document of the organization to ensure that the documentation fulfilled the compliance requirement.
Stage-1 Audit:- Evaluate your organizations documented procedure and policies against the compliance requirement.
Review:- Review the documentation of your management system to ensure that the compliance requirement have been contented.
Corrective action:- Corrective action is deal with the non conformity. It has taken when the non conformity occurs.
Verification:- Verify the documentation of the organization as per the standard requirements.
Stage-2 Audit:- In stage-2 audit, the auditor verifies that the organization implement according to its documentation and if the auditor of certification body identifies the non conformities then the auditor give the opportunity to correct the non conformities.
Review:- Review the implementation process according to the organizations document.
Corrective Action:- If there is any non conformity occurs then the corrective action has been taken.
Verification:- Verify work instruction and implementation process are being followed by your employees.
Granting of Certification:- The Certification Body will issue a certificate of compliance, which is valid for three years.
Surveillance Audit: – Surveillance audit conduct to ensure that the organization meets the requirements of the management system. Surveillance audit must be performed in every six month or one year from the date of issued certificate.
Re-Certification:- Re-certification is the process, which is done at the end of three years period.
Review:- Review the documentation and implementation process of your management system to ensure that the compliance requirement have been contented.
Corrective Action:- Recheck the non conformity, if any other problem occurs then CB give the opportunity to the organization to resolve the non conformity.
Verification:-Compare the documentation of the organization with the compliance requirement.