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Certification of Good Agricultural Practices and Manufacturing



A certification for the Good Agricultural Practices recognized by the GFSI.

PrimusGFS is an auditing system recognized by the GFSI (Global Food-Safety Initiative), developed by Azzule Systems and used for several years in different parts of the fresh-products industry. It was designed to be globally used in the primary production and manufacture sectors (including the horticultural, grains, and legumes sectors.)

The PrimusGFS audit has defined seven basic areas that an agricultural company must take into consideration for the production or manufacture of their products (as it applies):

1. Food-Safety Management System (FSMS)
2. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) - Farm
3. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) – Greenhouse
4. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) – Harvest Crew
5. Good Manufacture Practices (GMP)
6. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
7. Preventive Controls (PC) – Voluntary

PrimusGFS Requirements

The established PrimusGFS requirements for food inequity practices of each of the different stages of production are the following:

  • Food Safety Administrative System (FSAS), applicable in each production area.
  • Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
    • Farm (Ranch was the last version)
    • Hothouse
    • Harvesting crew
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
    • Warehousing and Distribution Center
    • Warehousing and Distribution Center
    • Packing
    • Processor
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System required in every BPM operations.
  • Preventive control (PC) volunteers and applicable to the BPM operations only.

You can find the requirements for each one of the areas in the regulation documents valid in the scheme on their website:  https://www.primusgfs.com/

  • PrimusGFS - General Regulations
  • PrimusGFS - Standard
  • PrimusGFS - Verification List
  • PrimusGFS - Questions and Expectations


Our certificates are accepted everywhere in the world.

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To implement a management system of information in your company is a decision that will positively impact your products and manufacturing process.

International market access due to their recognition before the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative).

Consumers trust.

An integrated approach to the supply chain.

Compliance with the legal framework applicable to food inequity.

+ 15

Countries with certified companys

+ 2000

Farms validate the GFSI international level.




Process to obtain an international certificate with GlobalSTD

The certification process pays attention to every detail to make sure that the company duly complies with all of the standard’s requirements.


Quote and signing of the contract

GlobalSTD will send you a quote that includes the cost of the certification process, considering the number of employees that are part of the system, the applicable standard, and the scope of the audited processes.

Planning and Development of Audit

GlobalSTD will plan the audit and assign auditors with demonstrated competencies to audit the industry sector that corresponds to your organization.

Closing of Non-Conformities

After the audit has ended and only when it applies, the organization will send evidence that corresponds to the closing of the detected non-conformities, which will be reviewed and approved by the auditor.

Certification Committee and Issuance of the Certificate

The Certification Committee will confer to review and approve the issuance of the certificate. Once it has been authorized, the certificate is issued and the its delivery is planned.

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