Otago Daily Times: The first of two phases for launching a new social practice standard will soon be released as part of the New Zealand Good Agricultural Practice (NZGAP) quality assurance programme for certified horticulture businesses.

NZGAP quality system co-ordinator Katrina O’Connor said the new add-on standard would be included as part of the programme and indicated to domestic and overseas markets New Zealand producers were meeting their legislative requirements for employment, wages, worker welfare and immigration.