The company, with its lengthy experience, has invested in storage buildings that allow it to have sufficient goods available. Additionally, everything is in one place: the products can be sorted, graded and processed without loss of time. The ability to meet deadlines is guaranteed.
We also are commited to a sustainable development , which makes us watchful to daily practices and to company enhancement.
Flandres Oignons has been able to adapt to and integrate this new dimension in its business through the following measures:
respect environment, provide our customers proofs of product controls that are managed from production to distribution, through an independant control entity,
be engaged in a moral approach and be involved in sustainable development.
The aim is mainly to reassure the end-consumer about the way the agricultural products are grown on farms while minimizing the agriculture ecological impact : lower the artificial inputs, guarantee a responsible approach of health and security conditions for our workers.
The aim of this certification is to answer the end-consumers needs in term of food security for agricultural products .
This certification is also needed for business with european food distribution companies.
The GLOBALGAP frame of reference contains :
– The Good agricultural practices (develop the best production practices, implement de HACCP principles, …),
– Traceability (bring to our partners and to end-consumers the proof of a whole process chain traceability),
– Environmental commitment (preserve the wild life and plant life, better usê of the natural ressources),
– Human dimension (health and security at work for the employees)
GLOBALGAP is based on risk prevention principles linked to security and environment, sanitary risks (HACCP) analyze and control, saustainable agriculture through integrated pest management.
This body issues certification to companies that promote good environmental and societal practices in all sectors around the world. Flandres Onions is one of them.