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Primus Standard GMP and GAP Audit

Growers, Greenhouses, Packhouses, Cooling/Cold Storage, and Distribution Operations

Jessica Caputo   |  
510.549.6355   |  
Kristy-Ann Bura   |  
510.821.3172   |  

Primus Standard Audits offers certification for agricultural products designed for human consumption. The Primus Standard audits cover Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and/or Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). GMP audits may also include an assessment of a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) system. Audit type applicability depends on the operation being audited.


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Choose SCS Global Services for the customer-recognized Primus Standard GAP & GMP audits. SCS professionals provide over 30 years of food safety, HACCP and regulatory expertise. Our highly skilled auditors are technical experts in a wide variety of food safety & agricultural sectors with innumerable hours of field experience.

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Eligible Companies

Primus Standard audits performed by SCS are relevant to the following operation types:

  • Ranch
  • Harvest Crew
  • Greenhouse
  • Packinghouse (with or without HACCP)
  • Storage and Distribution (with or without HACCP)
  • Cooling/Cold Storage (with or without HACCP)
  • Packaging

Pre-Assessment
SCS can walk you through a pre-assessment process. Pre-assessment is a non-scored mock audit designed to assess the level of your preparedness for a certification audit. 

Audit Coverage
In the Primus Standard audit, we will verify your Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as well as adjacent land use, fertilizer usage, water source, pest control, harvesting practices, and food defense for GAP operations. GMP audit topics include pest control, traceability, sanitation, food defense, maintenance, foreign material control, and HACCP.

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Related Services

SCS Global Services offers the following related services.

PrimusGFS Certification

Farm, Harvest Crew, Indoor Agriculture, Packinghouses, Cooler/Cold Storage, and Processors

GLOBALG.A.P. Certification

GFSI-Level Food Safety & Environmental Practices

Organic Certification

USDA National Organic Program

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