Hygiene in the horticulture and food industry

Hygiene plays a central role when it comes to food. From the grower to the products in the store. It is not only about growing healthy crops, but also about ensuring the safety of the food that eventually ends up on our plates. Ensuring hygiene practices during all stages of food production, processing, storage and distribution is essential to protect consumers from food-related illnesses and to meet strict food safety standards and regulations.

Hygiene in brief
  • Meets strict food safety standards and regulations
  • Minimises the risk of food-related diseases

Hygiene measures

  • Personal hygiene: you must ensure that everyone regularly washes their hands, wears clean work clothes and reports any signs of illness to reduce the risk of contamination.
  • Cleaning and disinfection: All tools, equipment and surfaces should be cleaned and disinfected regularly to prevent the spread of pathogens
  • Water quality: The use of clean water for irrigation is essential to prevent contamination of crops. Growers should ensure that water sources are regularly checked for contaminants.
  • Weed and pest control: Controlling weeds and pests is not only important for crop health, but can also help prevent the spread of disease.
  • HACCP: The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system identifies, evaluates and controls hazards in food production. It is an integral part of food safety management.
  • Training: Staff should be trained in food safety and hygiene measures to increase awareness and ensure compliance with procedures.

Hygiene is important for

  • Food safety
  • Maintaining quality
  • Complying with regulations
  • Reducing disease risk

How can Normec Green Agro Control help you?

Hygiene is an aspect that cannot be ignored when it comes to food. We can provide advice based on a thorough hygiene analysis within your company. With this personalized advice, you can improve your hygiene standards and comply with all regulations and standards. In this way, you not only improve your products, but also contribute to the overall health of consumers worldwide.

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