Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Baby steps for implementing food safety
Good manufacturing practices (GMPs) are manufacturing guidelines that guarantee the products' efficacy and safety so that they can be consistently produced and evaluated in accordance with quality standards. It aids in preserving the consistency of your finished goods. The systems guarantee the manufacturing facilities and processes are properly designed, monitored, and controlled.
GMP covers all component of manufacturing, including raw materials, workspaces, and equipments, as well as employee training and personal hygiene. Each process that can have an impact on the final product's quality must have specific structured procedure.
GMP regulations cover a broad range of topics, such as record-keeping, staff credentials, hygienic conditions, equipment verification, and management of complaints. The majority of GMP regulations are quite broad and open-ended, allowing each producer to select the optimal method for putting the required controls in place. This offers a great deal of flexibility, but it also necessitates that the producer interpret the specifications in a way that makes sense for each individual business.
Implementing GMPs to your food business will give advantages:
1. Reduce safety risk in product quality and safety
2. Reduce cost and increase manufacture efficiency
3. Enhance the public image and international credibility
4. Increase customer's long-term confidence about your products and the enterprise.