China-based Shandong Goodfarmer International Trading Company, a global supplier for premium quality agricultural products, has joined the GLOBALG.A.P. family of members. One of the largest producers and suppliers for fruit and vegetables in China, Goodfarmer is a leading agricultural products enterprise offering purchasing, processing, refrigeration, storage, distribution and marketing services.

“Becoming a GLOBALG.A.P. member adds great value to our company and its products, as it demonstrates our commitment to Good Agricultural Practices. It also enables us to participate in farm consultancy projects and helps us actively spread food safety awareness in our country,” said Xie Hongqin, Goodfarmer Deputy General Manager. “Gaining first-hand information about GLOBALG.A.P.’s innovations, products and tools supports our company’s mission to become the top high-quality agricultural products supply chain manager."

Founded in January 2002, the company has experienced rapid development and now manages two brands, one domestic “佳农” (Good Farming) and ‘Goodfarmer’, its international brand. More than 90 percent of its exported products are labeled under its own brand. Goodfarmer has three major business fields: export, import and domestic distribution of garlic, apple, ginger, pear, banana, dragon fruit and many other fruit and vegetable products.

Goodfarmer imports fresh fruit from several countries including Australia, New Zealand, Chile, South Africa, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and USA. The company operates more than 20 distribution centers mainly located in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chengdu and Zhengzhou. Goodfarmer employs a staff of more than 300 employees.

The company exports over 300,000 tons of agricultural products from China to more than 100 countries in South-East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Goodfarmer is dedicated to providing customers with top quality, safe and healthy products and efficient service at competitive prices all over the world.

The Goodfarmer brand has been GLOBALG.A.P. certified for seven consecutive years for its main varieties – apple, ginger, garlic, pear, and sweet pomelos – and also has BRC, ISO22000, and BSCI certification.

Shandong Goodfarmer International Trading Co., Ltd. has won several excellence and achievement awards in China, including from the China Ministry of Commerce and the Government of Shandong Province.

Learn more about Goodfarmer at http://en.goodfarmer.com.

Discover the benefits of GLOBALG.A.P. membership at www.globalgap.org/membership.