About the Course
Food safety has gained increasing importance over the years because of its impact on the health of consumers and the growth in the domestic and international trade in food products. Many importing countries as well as domestic buyers, especially organized retailers, are requiring producers to implement GAP as a prerequisite for procurement to ensure the quality and safety of their produce.
This three days course addresses fruit and vegetable production and is designed to inform farmers on the basic environmental and operational conditions necessary for the production of safe and wholesome produce to reduce risks on fresh produce farms.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for agricultural producers, extension workers, farm Operation managers, Quality technicians, Quality Assurance managers.
Course Program (changes may occur for organisational reasons)
The program below could be adjusted to the demands of a group of participants.
- The importance of GAP in the horticultural supply chain
- GAP for food safety
- GAP for Fresh Produce
- Seed, crop selection and seedling production
- Crop pests and diseases
- Integrated pest management
- Pesticide application
- Workers welfare, health and safety
- Hygiene in the field
- Assessment of maturity and harvesting
- Traceability and record keeping
To be determined. Please contact Freshtech QMS for more information.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
In person: € 695,= per person, excluding VAT.
Virtual (Teams): € 580,= per person, excluding VAT.
Registration or more information?
To participate in this course please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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