We’ll be there, will you?
What is IPPE?
The International Production & Processing Expo is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind. A wide range of international decision-makers attend this annual event to network and become informed on the latest technological developments and issues facing the industry.
Last year’s 2017 IPPE featured more than 8,018 international visitors from over 129 countries. Mexico and Latin American/Caribbean countries represent the largest region of international visitors, but there has been continued growth in numbers coming from Europe. Canada represents the largest single country outside the United States with regards to number of attendees.
When is IPPE?
JAN. 30 – Feb. 1, 2018
Tues., 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Wed., 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Thur., 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, Georgia USA
We hope to see you!
GPP will be attending the expo Monday through Thursday and we’d love to have a chance to meet up with you to discuss custom toll drying, custom manufacturing, dry or liquid blending, or any of the products that we have to offer. See below for more details and links to product information. Or visit our web page at GPP-co.com.
Advanced Bio Pro is an innovative, natural proprietary liquid blend of stable, highly active microbial cultures, enhancers and nutrients specifically selected to naturally and safely eliminate odors associated with ammonia, amines, hydrogen sulfide and mercaptans. Advanced Bio Pro is research-proven to remove 95% of odors within three days; reduce composting time by up to 50%; eliminate fruit fly and mosquito larvae; prevent growth of algae in fountains, ponds and lakes; and eradicate fats, oils and greases.
GP Pro+ is a high-quality nutritional protein supplement that can improve pig, poultry and pet health. It contains key nutrients including highly digestible sources of peptides, amino acids and trace minerals, which use less of the animal’s energy to digest. When incorporated into a balanced diet, GP Pro+ drives feed intake leading to optimal growth, condition and health.
H2OExcel™ is a proprietary blend of desert plant extracts and high-quality, humic acid-containing biologicals and other natural, non-plant derived nutrient enhancers. Water management and the need to find the perfect balance of soil health is crucial to today’s growers and turf specialists. The dynamic that puts this all together is Brookside Agra’s natural H2OExcel. Made in the U.S.A at Great Plains Processing in Luverne, Minnesota.
We have light!
Progress at GPP Yankton
Our expansion project for the 40,000 sq. ft. drying and blending facility in Yankton, South Dakota is on schedule to open in the summer of 2018. Interior lighting has been installed and flooring plans have been finalized. Updates are posted as visual changes are made. If you have any questions about our new facility or our current manufacturing facility in Luverne, Minnesota, call us today at 507-283-4421.
Contact us today for more information!
Great Plains Processing
What do we do?
A lot of people ask, so we’ll (try to) explain
Many ask what exactly we do at Great Plains Processing. It’s a fair question as manufacturing in the agriculture world can be a confusing and convoluted topic, especially when you’re relatively unknown. We’ve made a list of what we’ve done at GPP at our Luverne facility. The list below most likely is missing something, but when it’s all said and done, if its been spray dried, we’ve either done it or can do it better.
- Zinc methionine
- Hydrolyzed Proteins
- Milk powders
- Soy products
- Organic trace minerals
- Protein products
- Yeast products
- Specialty blends
- Powder premixes
- Hydrolyzed proteins
- Soil amendment products
- Pelleting aids
- Molasses products
Great Plains Processing is now GMP+ Certified
GPP is now FAMI-QS, International Safe Feed Safe Food and Identity Preserved Certified.
What is GMP+?
GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practices. In 1992 the current GMP+ Feed Certification scheme started out with this. Afterwards, it developed into a full-fledged certification scheme by integrating ISO quality management requirements, HACCP and other elements. The + stands for the integration of HACCP: â€˜Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Points. The foundation of the GMP+ systematic is partly determined by continuous improvement according to the principle of the Deming circle. Plan, Do, Check, Act: write down what I’m doing, do what I’ve written down and providing proof that I effectively did it.
The GMP+ Feed Certification scheme does not only define conditions relating to production facilities of feed, but also for storage, transport, staff, procedures, documentation etc. Together with her partners, GMP+ international transparently defines clear conditions, so that feed safety and sustainability are guaranteed and certification bodies can conduct independent audits. GMP+ certified companies are supported with useful and practical information, such as various databases, newsletters, Q&A lists, courses and seminars. With over 13,400 participating companies in more than 70 countries, GMP+ International is a leading global player in the market of feed safety assurance certification. A GMP+ certificate provides an additional qualitative guarantee for every entrepreneur dealing with the international feed industry. A quality mark of GMP+ International tells you, the entrepreneur, that participating companies from the international food chain guarantee reliability, quality, sustainability and safety. That means that they meet all local and international statutory standards in the feed industry. Want to know about the other advantages of a GMP+ certificate? Click here. (SOURCE: https://www.gmpplus.org)
What does it mean for Great Plains Processing?
Along with FAMI-QS, ISFSF, and IP certifications, GMP+ aligns with our vision to manufacture safe, high quality ingredients for our customers and end users. The evolving domestic and international landscape demands that feed products and ingredients are manufactured to the highest standards. We are very excited to add GMP+ to our portfolio as we will always continue to be quality driven.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January 4, 2011, and provides the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with sweeping new authorities and requirements. The law was a bi-partisan supported bill backed by the food and feed industries. It authorizes FDA to promulgate new rules for preventive controls, develop performance standards, create new administrative detention rules, provides authority for mandatory recall of adulterated products and provides authority for hiring more than 4,000 new field staff among other provisions. It is unclear whether Congress will provide sufficient funding authorization to fully implement the law, but it is clear that FDA is proceeding with rulemaking to meet the new law’s regulation deadlines. (SOURCE: AFIA.org)