MyGAP (Malaysian Good Agriculture Practices) is an official certificate awarded by Ministry of Agriculture of Malaysia. It is a guarantee that our plantation produces high quality fruits safe for consumption, has good environmental protection policy, provides good benefits for employees and has easier channels for foreign exports.
HISTORY IN MALAYSIA
MyGAP enables local farms to produce high-quality goods and sell their products to foreign markets.
Any individual farm can comply with the initial criteria for land tenure, farm location, and water sanitation. The farm is expected to comply with a list of criteria set out for MyGAP certification upon application registration. There are 16 categorical elements in the MyGAP certification for agriculture, each of which contains unique guidelines or requirements depending on the Malaysian Standard MS 1784:2005 - Crop Commodities-Good Agricultural Practice (GAP).
WHY MyGAP IMPORTANT ? AND WHY WE NEED TO GET MALAYSIA GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES ?
Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) is an agricultural practice that focuses on natural, economic, and social issues in order to ensure healthy and good quality products. But participation and receiving this certification is optional. However, when importing goods from other nations, buyers of fruits and vegetables have deemed GAP certification, MyGAP as in the new name, one of their criteria.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MyGAP CERTIFIACTION ?
>>Generates quality agricultural products that re healthy for consumption.
>>Reduces environmental emissions and helps grow the national agricultural sector in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way.
>>Given the GAP is accepted throughout the world, it makes it easier for goods to be exported.
>>It is a qualification that promotes one certification program.
>>Ensures the staff's well-being and health.
>>Supports and promotes consumer acceptance of only one certification in agricultural, livestock, and aquaculture products.
>>GAP is more commercialized, unlike SALM, SPLAM, and SALT, and would not confuse customers and businessmen.
>>As buyers are now very familiar with GAP products, it acts as another tool for brand awareness and advertising.
WHY MYGAP IS IMPORTANT IN MALAYSIA?
MyGAP is a fundamental certification and proof to conduct business in Malaysia and deemed a prerequisite for many other certification procedures including MyGAP.
Because it proves the company's commitment to quality, safety, and health of both customers and staff, as well as assures that it puts a great deal of effort to produce high-quality food and agricultural products for the market.
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