BECOME A GRASSFED S.A. MEMBER

 

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To Become a Grass Fed SA member click here

Procedures:

  1. Enrol within Grass Fed Association SA by filling in the Initiate application form
  2. Initiate sign-up fee R800
  3. Knowledge of Constitution, Code of best Practise, SOP’s and Protocol.
  4. SOP implementation & complying with Code of best Practice (not audited)
  5. The supply of grass-fed animals to membership structures (Only if you are not in a position to be a full member)
  6. Annual fees (R800 payable only after a year since signing up if not a full member)
  7. Membership (Subject to Application, Council approval and SAMIC Inspection)
  8. Annual Membership fee R1500
  9. Trade Contract / Agreement with Retailer / Trader / Butchery
  10. SOP and protocol compliance (SAMIC audit)
  11. Protocol responsibility & Traceability responsibility
  12. DIRECT MARKET

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Cost structure                                                                                        

R 800 Initiate Membership fee (Annual) – (fall away once upgraded to full membership)

R 1 500  Full Member (Annual) Membership Fee

R 1 030  Internal Audit  Fee per Member ( exc VAT) + Travel (needs to be determand before Audit by GFASA

R 1 030  SAMIC Audit Fee per Farm ( exc VAT) + Travel  (needs to be determand before Audit by GFASA

R 0.20  Fee that will be charged per kg meat produced at slaughter weight.  Based on a submission system, periodically

Audit structure: Compulsory 1 audit per year per member (whether the audit is done as a internal strategy review session by GFASA or as the SAMIC audit)

 

Bank Details / Bank Besonderhede                                                                          Grass Fed Association of South Africa                                                                Standard Bank Account no:  202286134                                                            Rosebank Branch code: 014305                                                                           Universal branch: 051001

 

Why become a Grass Fed Member? 

Grass Fed Membership enable the producer to market his/ her product directly because the product is certified.

Value Chain & Direct Marketing System

Understand the value chain

 

Moving away from the conventional way of marketing , through the Grass Fed Association the value chain can be re-defined for the benefit of the producer the retailer and the consumer by more direct marketing.  It is a win-win situation .

To submit a Initiate Application Form click here