The Development of Food GMPs

Jonny Parker
December 22, 2023

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the food industry are in place to ensure that the products that consumers use daily are safe for consumption. This includes food, cosmetics, and medicines. 

Product recalls can tarnish a brand’s reputation, making adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the food industry a crucial aspect of running a food or consumable business.  

What are good manufacturing practices (GMPs) in the food industry?

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) are a system that ensures all goods produced by manufacturers are done so in accordance with specific standards for quality. GMPs look at all aspects of the manufacturing process to eliminate certain risks that can prove harmful to the products being made. These risks include mislabelling, cross-contamination, and adulteration.  

GMPs are vital because they help to ensure that manufacturing facilities adhere to standards regarding proper design, control, monitoring, and processing. By adhering to GMPs, companies can convey to consumers that their products are of good quality, strength, and are easily identifiable.  

GMP adherence helps cut down losses and waste, as well as helps prot