Intertek: Cargill Feed & Nutrition Indonesia achieves prestigious GlobalGAP certification

Mon Oct 1, 2012 8:48am EDT

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Intertek: Cargill Feed & Nutrition Indonesia achieves prestigious GlobalGAP certification

Cargill Feed & Nutrition (CFN) is a market leader in providing feeding programs and on-farm solutions to Indonesia’s growing aquaculture industry.

Having recently completed a comprehensive assessment by Intertek, an independent accredited certification body, the Cargill plant in Medan, Indonesia is the first in the group to be awarded the GlobalGAP certification for Compound Feed Manufacturing.

The GlobalGAP Standard for Compound Feed Manufacturing Version 2.1 is a reference for Good Manufacturing Practice and covers all aspects of feed manufacturing from raw material sourcing to the finished feed products used on farm. Feed sourced from a GlobalGAP certified plant is a requirement for aquaculture production, and is a demonstration of Cargill’s commitment to provide safe and nutritional feed solutions to its customers as part of a responsible food supply chain.

Erwin Sanusi, Cargill’s Total Quality Management Manager, commented: “Achieving the GlobalGAP standard is aligned with Cargill’s strategy to support our customers’ need in improve food safety and promoting sustainable sourcing practices. Our manufacturing processes are built upon best practices from the Cargill group for safety, security and traceability.”

Beate Heidorn, Certification Manager, Intertek Food Services, stated that her team was impressed with the overall professionalism and clear understanding of food safety that the Cargill employees showed. “Earning the GlobalGAP Standard for Compound Feed Manufacturing demonstrates the strengths of Cargill’s internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and its’ employees discipline in fully supporting these. This achievement shows the positive manner in which the entire business collaborates internally as well as externally with outside stakeholders.”

About Cargill in Indonesia

Cargill began doing business in Indonesia in 1974 by establishing a feed mill in Bogor, West Java. Today, Cargill - which is headquartered in Jakarta - has over 10,000 employees and offices, manufacturing plants and facilities throughout the country. Business units comprise animal nutrition, cocoa, grain and oilseeds, palm oil, and sugar. Cargill is a responsible corporate citizen of Indonesia, and its local programs foster responsible and sustainable development, help protect the environment and nourish the people and possibilities that reside in local communities. For more information visit www.cargill.co.id

About Cargill Feed & Nutrition Indonesia

Cargill Feed Nutrition (CFN) is one of Cargill Business Unit in Indonesia. It is one of players in providing feeding programs and on-farm solutions to Indonesia’s livestock and aquaculture industries. CFN, Indonesia operates six modern feed mills producing high quality customized feed products. The company’s portfolio includes poultry (layer and broiler), swine, dairy and aquaculture feeding programs and on-farm technical support.

About GlobalGAP

GlobalGAP is a key reference for Good Agricultural Practices in the global market place. It translates consumer requirements into agricultural production in a rapidly growing list of countries – currently more than 80 countries across every continent. The GlobalGAP head office is located in Cologne, Germany.

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. Through our services, we help our clients to minimise the adverse health and environmental impact of their products and processes for the benefit of society as a whole. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers’ products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 30,000 people in more than 100 countries around the world.

Please visit www.intertek.com for further information.

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