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Are you sure of what you & your loved ones are eating!! Just be aware of the contents in your fresh salads, leafy greens & herbs. Are they grown using “sewerage water” or cultivated by using high doses of pesticides and synthetic chemical fertilizers. Remember you are not cooking them, but eating them raw/blanched/garnished. If you want to be 100% sure and feel safe of what your veggie plate contains, get it from us at Al Ghalia Farms (AG Terra Aqua), Kingdom of Bahrain. As we are the only farm in the Kingdom of Bahrain who adopt Global GAP, LEAF Marque, BRC, ISO and ETI certifications in the production, postharvest, packing ( HACCP) and distribution system. We provide the safest farm to fork solutions.

We have laboratory analysis reports from accredited institutions for the water we use for growing. Our products are non GMO, no traces of heavy metals and do not have any sort of microbiological contaminants. The reason being we use the cleanest, purest, potable water from our own RO desalination plant. All farm vegetables are tested for MRL (maximum residual limits) as per FAO norms and certified for the absence of deadly residues. We cultivate farm produce using Hydroponics technology – Deep water culture (DWC), floating raft system optimizing the utilization of water by re circulating.

In our efforts to serve you with the best quality and most safe food, we have taken the initiative to audit our production and postharvest packing facility and implement HACCP to comply the Global food safety norms. Last but not the least is the ISO 9001:2015 certification from LSQA S.A.

GLOBALG.A.P. is a leading global certification program whose mission is to bring farmers and retailers together to produce and market safe food to protect scarce resources and build a sustainable future.

LEAF Marque Linking Environment & Farming: Integrated farm management and sustainable agriculture. It aims to meets the economic needs of farmers, addresses the concerns of consumers, minimises any impact on the environment and conserves and enhances the fabric and wildlife of the countryside for future generations.

BRC, British Retail Consortium: The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the leading trade association for UK retailing. This standard is recognized as a GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) benchmarked food safety scheme. They facilitate standardization of quality, safety, operational criteria and manufacturers’ fulfillment of legal obligations. They also help provide protection to the consumer.

SEDEX, the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange is an organization dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. Sedex offers an electronic system for collecting and analyzing information on ethical and responsible business practices in the supply chain. A variety of reporting tools enables to keep track of suppliers’ performance. Sedex also provides an efficient and cost effective way of sharing ethical information with multiple customers, helping cut down on unnecessary paperwork and saving you time and money.

ISO 9001:2015, quality management systems complying with the requirements of standard ISO 9001:2008 with a scope for processing, packaging and exporting fruits and vegetables.

AWARDS:

  • Al Ghalia farms, was declared the best farm for innovative farm products in the GCC by Frost & Sullivan, 2015.
  • Received the King Hamad prize for the best Agricultural Project, National Initiative for Agricultural Development (NIAD), Kingdom of Bahrain 2017.

K.V.Bhaskar Rao

Al Ghalia Farms – kingdom of Bahrain.

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