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Welcome to the GMP+ Blog – monthly articles from GMP+ International’s Managing Director, Roland van der Post. Topics include current sector trends, future plans, and the work of the GMP+ Community. 

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Mutual transparency

Transparency is essential to feed safety and sustainability, not just for companies, but also for standard setters like us. Confidence in the feed system helps keep people and animals safe, and makes a more sustainable industry. Transparency is a core building block of this confidence; it helps earn credibility in the world.

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The virtues of continuous improvement

Staying up to date and maintaining our ways of working are as important to continuous improvement as new innovations or ...

Published: 29 April 2024

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Our story for our future work

Our redesigned vision, mission, and values will help us build on our success in a changed world. The world has ...

Published: 28 March 2024

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A digital future for auditing

What could we achieve if we truly embraced digitisation in our community? Technology has always been a great enabler for our ...

Published: 29 February 2024

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Why sustainable feed?

Our growing focus on sustainability has many parallels with our origins in feed safety. Our community recognises that sustainability is ...

Published: 30 January 2024

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Turning the page to 2024

The future of our sector is not set in stone, but our community has the innovation and initiative to meet ...

Published: 20 December 2023

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Our new Carbon Footprint standard

As business opportunities increasingly depend on sustainability credentials, we want to play our role as a standard setter. For the ...

Published: 27 November 2023

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To go far, go together

Our partners have helped us innovate time and time again. Now, our sights are set on EU Deforestation-free Regulations (EUDR). ...

Published: 31 October 2023

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“International recognition” - what our community says about us

The results are in. We asked our community to tell us what they think of GMP+ International. A few months ...

Published: 26 September 2023

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Insect innovation - building a safe culture from the start

Like any developments in our sector, we want to ensure insect-based feed is managed safely and responsibly. The world is ...

Published: 31 July 2023

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Countdown has begun; prepare to transition to the renewed scheme

Be prepared. All certified companies need to transition to the GMP+ FC scheme 2020 by 01 March 2025 to avoid ...

Published: 27 June 2023

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‘Pragmatic’ and ‘Together’ - how we live our values

Our desire to connect with our community is more than skin-deep; it’s in our DNA. Here’s how we do it. ...

Published: 30 May 2023

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Feed safety knowledge is not competitive

It should be easy to build knowledge on feed safety. That’s why the GMP+ Academy is simple, affordable, and growing. ...

Published: 28 April 2023

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Supporting our smaller businesses

70% of GMP+ certified companies are small or medium-sized businesses. They play crucial roles in maintaining a safe feed chain ...

Published: 28 March 2023

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Human behaviour is the key to safe feed

Feed safety is a team effort, and it takes conscious involvement from managers and leaders to build the right culture. ...

Published: 27 February 2023

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You want a sustainable sector too? Let’s talk.

By combining forces, our GMP+ Community could be leaders in environmental sustainability. We want to play our part, and help ...

Published: 30 January 2023

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