“The Dnipro Gardens” (“Sady Dnipra”) company confirmed its compliance with the international standard Global G.A.P. The availability of such certificate is the sign of quality and safety of products for the foreign importers.
This time the enterprise was certified not only according to the main module, but it also underwent the audit in the block Global G.A.P. GRASP successfully, providing evidence of the high-level social responsibility and compliance with the common-European standards.
“The Dnipro Gardens” (“Sady Dnipra”) company is the member of “Alef” corporation. The enterprise was established in 2016; today it is one of the most dynamically developing Ukrainian companies dealing with apples growing and export. “The Dnipro Gardens” (“Sady Dnipra”) company is also famous for its hi-tech equipment – the automated apples sortline operates at the enterprise since 2019; this sortline may process 12 tons of fruits per hour.
Moreover, the largest refrigerating apples storage facility of Ukraine is constructed at the premises of the company. The system of dynamic gas environment (ACR) which is also called as the “aspiration control system” was applied in this company for the first time ever in the country. Vadym Iermolaiev, the famous Ukrainian businessman, is one of the investors of the company development program.
“The entire European community has been working with such kind of certification as Global G.A.P. GRASP for a long time. Surely, we want to keep pace. GRASP block means first of all that all employees of our enterprise are socially protected.
The basis of the Global G.A.P. GRASP certificate is the self-declaration on the reliable social practice: employment of all workers is formalized, and the employees have an opportunity to receive all social benefits. If we would say more globally, they are just socially protected people”, the representatives of the company said.
The company demonstrated the staff schedule in order to prove the formalization of employment of all workers and to undergo audit. Moreover, the company also showed the principle of the salary accrual in order to make the auditor certain in the transparency of this process. The compliance with all tax payments and availability of social benefits was also proved.
“The Dnipro Gardens” (“Sady Dnipra”) ranks among the first Ukrainian companies which obtained the certificate providing evidence of the high social responsibility of European level.
Reference. “The Dnipro Gardens” (“Sady Dnipra”) company has entered the international market over 4 years of its existence; it supplies premium class apples to the countries of European Union, Asia and Middle East.”Alef” corporation incorporates cross-sectional businesses operating in the sector of development,manufacturing of construction materials and the agrarian field. Vadym Iermolaiev is a chairman of “Alef” corporation council. (https://vadymiermolaiev.info/).
Stanislav Vilenskyi is a deputy chairman of the corporation council. The activity oriented to constant improvement of the processes and implementation of the innovations is a strategy of “Alef” business association.