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Conduct IGAS Assessments in a thorough, constructive and fair manner
Establish internationally recognised standards for the growing, handling, storage and transport of Irish grain and to reassure the customer that grain produced by members of the Scheme meets these standards.
Encourage the ongoing development of IGAS to meet the changing needs of the industry
Administer IGAS to the highest standards of efficiency
Observe strict confidentiality in our dealings with IGAS members
Communicate regularly with IGAS members and respond to their suggestions
Achieve the highest possible standards without undue cost to members
Promote Assured Irish grain as the safest ingredient
Enhance Ireland's reputation as a producer of the finest food and drink
Make Assured Irish grain the first choice for all quality markets
The Irish Grain Assurance Scheme (IGAS) is owned by the Cereal Association of Ireland (CAI) and operated by CropSure Ltd. The CAI is an umbrella group for all interested parties in the production, processing and marketing of grain in the Republic of Ireland. These parties include the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF), Teagasc, Irish Grain and Feed Association and the Irish Farmers Association
The Scheme is unique in Europe as the most comprehensive system of grain traceability with 90% of all traded grain in the country covered by the scheme.
IGAS is the accepted standard for production, transport, handling and storage of the Irish cereal crop. It is required by the :
IGAS divides its members into three categories: