The food industry within the Cook Islands is comprised mostly of subsistence agricultural farming and small cottage industries. The main food production within the Cook Islands is fruits, juices and other beverages, vegetables and root crops, baked goods, pork, ham and eggs. The Ministry of Agriculture plays a facilitating role through extension work, assisting in new technologies and advisory services. The Cook Islands became a member of Codex in 1998. The application of good manufacturing practices within food industries in the Cook Islands focuses on pest control and general sanitation programs.
|No Standards under Cook Islands - Agriculture / Agricultural Products|