What is Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification ensures the integrity of your food manufacturing process as well as your compliance with food safety regulations

How it works

Good manufacturing practices (GMP) includes many basic operational conditions and procedures that are required to be met by the food business. These can include the following:

The correct construction and layout of the food premises.

The condition of the external environment of the food premises.

The adequate maintenance of equipment and utensils used within the food business.

The use of suitable chemicals within and around the food premises including cleaning chemicals, pest control chemicals and machine lubricants.

The identification and storage of waste within and by the food business.

The cleanliness of the food premises, equipment, utensils, floors, walls and ceilings.

An effective pest control program implemented within the food premises and surrounds.

The avoidance of foreign matter within the finished product. Sources of foreign matter can include wood, glass, metal, plastic, pests, paper, string, tape

Who can use

GMP is suitable for all Food manufacturers, Food processing industries, Food contact machineries/ materials manufacturers, etc., irrespective of size, location and region. GMP effectively administers and ensures safety across every minute process involved in manufacturing, processing, packing and logistics.