GMP+ Blogs

Roland van der Post (Managing Director) shares his vision with the GMP+ community on a monthly basis via his blog.

Since September 2021 Roland took over the blog from Johan den Hartog (Business Development director). Roland share his experience through his blogs. The blogs of recent years can be read here.

As new initiatives demonstrate, the feed sector continues to develop

As new initiatives demonstrate, the feed sector continues to develop

26/10/2021

Along with my colleagues Bram Schuit, Johan den Hartog and Olyn San Miguel, I attended the European Commodities Exchange in Copenhagen last month. At this trade show, we le...

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Make your voice heard on the future of our sector

Make your voice heard on the future of our sector

29/09/2021

Preparations for the Global Feed Safety Summit (6-8 April 2022, Berlin) are well underway. We have fascinating international speakers, a charismatic host and a fantastic lo...

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Working together for impact

Working together for impact

30/08/2021

The GMP+ Feed Certification scheme has grown to become the biggest feed safety scheme in the world because we listen to the wishes and challenges of businesses in the secto...

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We’ve come a long way together: thank you!

We’ve come a long way together: thank you!

28/07/2021

Nearly thirty years ago, the Dutch feed sector embarked on a tough but essential journey. Following various incidents with contaminated feed, standards for safe feed were i...

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Working together for knowledge-sharing

Working together for knowledge-sharing

28/06/2021

Achieving a GMP+ FSA certificate is a big step for companies. But there is a further task after that: raising or maintaining the knowledge levels of new and existing employ...

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Increased focus on and space for regional and cultural nuances

Increased focus on and space for regional and cultural nuances

27/05/2021

The GMP+ Feed Certification scheme is a worldwide scheme. But it would be an illusion to think that the implementation of a scheme – or feed safety management in general –...

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A plus for all-round assurance

A plus for all-round assurance

29/04/2021

It’s a well-known term in the feed & food industry: ‘Good Manufacturing Practices’, or GMP. People who are not yet familiar with GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (GMP+ FSA) c...

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Dedication is not something you can capture in rules

Dedication is not something you can capture in rules

29/03/2021

Laws, rules and standards about safe animal feed are important and necessary. However, they have one drawback: they don’t necessarily change people’s “hearts & minds”....

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Updated scheme & faith in the future

Updated scheme & faith in the future

25/02/2021

Following years of preparation, we will be launching the updated GMP+ Feed Certification scheme on 1 March. The new scheme has been designed to be more accessible and give...

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Better cooperation in the chain: take that first step yourself

Better cooperation in the chain: take that first step yourself

26/01/2021

The animal feed sector has been committed to assuring optimum feed safety for decades. In recent years, responsible and sustainable working has also taken on greater import...

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