Name Stanfilco, Division of Dole Philippines Inc.
Country Philippines

Producer Profile

Stanfilco, Division of Dole Philippines Inc. is the pioneer banana exporter in the Philippines. An integrated diversified operation, the company is the biggest exporter of fresh produce in the country. It is the first company to have GLOBALG.A.P. certified banana, papaya, and mango, and currently has the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Standard for baby corn, banana, papaya, and sweet corn. With around 18,000 direct and indirect employees as well as stakeholders benefiting from the business since 1968, Stanfilco has become a forerunner of fresh produce export in the Philippines.

Achievements

EurepGAP/GLOBALG.A.P. Certification has influenced the management's decisions and translated to Good Agricultural Practice in the following measures:

  • Integrated pest management
  • Reduction and proper use of crop protection products
  • Improved health & safety services
  • Reduce, re-use and recycle program

Coupled with other management system certifications (ISO-14001, ISO-9001, SA-8000, ISO-22000/HACCP/GMP, designated Organic farms, and alignments to other systems), the company’s commitment to Good Agricultural Practice have made the Stanfilco farms the benchmark that others in the industry follow.

Anticipating the needs of the retailers and export markets, Stanfilco is the prime mover of GLOBALG.A.P. implementation in the Philippines and the first to do so in the country.

GGN: 4049929741058