Quality Management Model Focusing on Good Agricultural Practices to Increase Productivity of Pomegranate Producing SMEs in Peru

  • Mayra CárdenasEmail author
  • Mayra RodriguezEmail author
  • Edgar RamosEmail author
  • Edgardo CarvalloEmail author
  • Carlos RaymundoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


Peru’s pomegranate productivity is 10.3 tons, which is almost a third of that produced by Turkey (27.5 tons) and almost half of that produced by Spain (20 tons). In this sense, it is necessary that the organizations know the importance of quality management to monitor and maintain product quality. It is important to consider the appropriate methods to adopt and implement quality management so that MSEs may develop a better understanding of how quality management systems should be implemented and the significant, positive impact they generate. This document proposes a model based on quality management and good practices, which frames a series of activities and criteria to provide an objective diagnosis. This model was developed based on information gathered from SMEs in the district of Santiago de Ica.


Quality mangement Good agricultural practices Food industry Pomegranate Sme’s, Perú 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ingeniería IndustrialUniversidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)LimaPeru
  2. 2.Dirección de InvestigaciónUniversidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)LimaPeru

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