As an agricultural Company, PRIME FOODS is committed to sustainable agriculture and encourages the implementation of Integrated Crop Management (ICM). It is our task to supply our customers with fresh fruits and vegetables that comply with the up-to-date European Pesticides Legislations that always is within or under the European Maximum Residue Levels (MRL limits).
We have full Pesticide Management over all our products through following an Integrated Pest Management System (IPM) as to limit, minimize and rationalize the use of chemical compounds in all our supplied fresh fruits and vegetables to be nearly free from pesticides compounds. Through the rational use of chemical control, we protect the environment and the natural enemies of harmful insects.
Our team is very aware of the up-to-date European Pesticides Regulations and Legislations and also the Directives of the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture.
We act according to a Plant Protection Plan List for all our fresh products and we work according to Spray Application Records when applying pesticides on our products in order to help us getting more control over the used chemicals.
We do follow a Positive Release System in our fresh fruits and vegetables supply through a well-trained team in Pesticides Management who periodically take samples from each product prior to harvesting to cover all the grown plots/areas that are ready to be harvested and send them to subcontracted accredited labs to be tested against the European MRL before the expected harvesting date.