Global Gap as food standard and specifications of greenhouse produce

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Agronomy
Department Name: Agronomy


The objective of this one-day short course is to equip farm owners, managers, supervisors, and staff with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully navigate the global market by meeting rigorous food standards and specifications. The course will specifically focus on the GlobalGAP Certification, with a special emphasis on Produce Handling, a recognized food standard known for its contributions to food safety and sustainability. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of Global G.A.P principles, food hygiene, and Good Agricultural Practice standards. Additionally, they will learn about the benefits of implementing these standards and the steps required to become a certified producer. The course also aims to provide insights into the factors that differentiate products in the market, including visual appeal, sensory attributes, and post-harvest quality.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 1 day
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: V Du Plessis
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Contact Person Phone: (021) 8084803
Latest Year Offered: 2023