Benchmark cultivation schemes
Unprocessed agricultural products for use in or as feed can only be purchased by a GMP+ FSA certified company from the growers via a Gatekeeper Protocol. Part of this protocol is carrying out a Risk Assessment.
GMP+ International allows existing cultivation schemes to provide insight into, to what extent their scheme meets the requirements of the GMP+ FC scheme. By performing a benchmark, it becomes clear what GMP+ requirements have and have not yet been covered in the cultivation scheme. Major benefit is that, because of this, the gatekeeper can mainly focus on meeting the requirements that have not yet been covered.
With this benchmark, GMP+ International wants to offer the gatekeepers appropriate support in the implementation of the Risk Assessment. The benchmark contributes to gaining insight into whether the product is also suitable for use and processing as feed. After the hazard analysis, the gatekeeper can determine whether the product meets all requirements defined by GMP+.
Procedure & checklist
If you would like to know more about the procedure for being benchmarked as cultivation scheme by GMP+ International, please see the full procedure here. If you are curious about for what elements the benchmark is carried out, please find the checklist here.
Are you interested in having your cultivation scheme benchmarked? If so, apply via this form.