GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) establishes the operational conditions and requirements necessary to ensure hygiene throughout the food chain and for the production thereof.
GMP consists of guidelines that define management and handling actions, with the purpose of ensuring favourable conditions for the production of safe food. They are also useful for the design and operation of establishments and for the development of processes and products related to food.
GMP have been developed by the Codex Alimentarius with the main objective of customer protection. It includes many basic operational conditions and procedures that are required to be met by the food company
Benefits of GMP
- Operating costs drop as rework and penalties due to non-compliance reduce and efficiencies increase.
- Help customers, employees, stockholders, regulators and competitors develop sustainable respect for an organization which demonstrates commitment to NHP safety
- Preparation for HACCP certification