Jackson’s Farming achieves GlobalGAP certification - The Packer

Jackson’s Farming achieves GlobalGAP certification

03/12/2012 12:33:00 PM
Doug Ohlemeier

A North Carolina grower-shipper has achieved GlobalGAP certification for its commodities.

Autryville, N.C.-based Jackson’s Farming Co. received GlobalGAP version 4 for its strawberries, sweet potatoes and broccoli. It became U.S. Department of Agriculture good agricultural practices certified in August and achieved GlobalGAP certification for its watermelon, cantaloupes and specialty melons in October, according to a news release.

"The certification of these three additional crops confirms our commitment to providing high quality, safely grown and processed products," Jackson’s Farming officials said in the release.

In mid-March, Jackson’s Farming is planting seeded and seedless watermelon, Athena cantaloupes, eastern honeydews, specialty melons such as galia, magenta, piel de sapo, sprite and canary, broccoli, sweet potatoes and strawberries.

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gahininath N Dhawale    
India, Pune  |  July, 30, 2012 at 07:49 AM

I am woking as a Manager Certifications ( GlobalGAP) at Agribuisness and Farming Solutions, A Division of Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Coroporation Ltd, Pune India with the crops Grapes, Pomegranates, Banana and Vegetables. Due to Global GAP Standard we expored Grapes and Pomegranates and made awareness among Farming Community about GAP. This,helps the farmers in getting quality hygine produce free from MRL. Please any updates with u revrert . Thanks & Regards Gahininath Dhawale.

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