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GLOBALG.A.P. FRUIT & VEGETABLES


We connect farmers and brand owners across the globe in the production and marketing of safe food to provide reassurance for consumers. We lay the foundation for the protection of scarce resources by encouraging the implementation of Good Agricultural Practice with a focus on sustianability. GLOBALG.A.P. is now the world’s preeminent harmonized agricultural standard, recognized in over 100 countries. Without G.A.P. there is no basis to achieve sustainable agricultural production. We provide advice and assistance to help farmers achieve certification. By actively working on G.A.P. harmonization efforts worldwide, we are saving producers the hassle of dealing with numerous different audits and are helping to bring producers into new markets.


WHY IS GLOBALG.A.P. FRUIT AND VEGETABLES THE RIGHT CERTIFICATION STANDARD FOR YOU? 1. It is the most widely accepted Good Agricultural Practice standard requested by retailers and food

7. It’s cost effective, reducing the number of on-farm audits.

service buyers worldwide. 8. It allows you to choose from more than 130 reliable 2. It’s tried, tested and trusted, implemented by more than 112,600 farms in over 100 countries. 3. It will help reduce your risk by lessening the occurrence of food safety issues.

certification bodies who all meet the highest integrity requirements. 9. Our Fruit and Vegetable documents are published online for free and are translated into 20 languages. Contact us if you cannot find a particular language.

4. It improves farm management and compliance with legislation in the key areas of food safety, protection

HOLISTIC APPROACH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

of the environment and worker health, safety and

10. Its HACCP system is easy to implement, with readily available information and advice.

welfare.

Total number of Control Points: 234

11. It offers the unique combination of global recognition 5. It was developed in partnership by international

Workers Welfare

retailers and producers who are experts in the field

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of Good Agricultural Practice. Get involved by joining one of our committees or participating in our public consultations.

with local adaptation from more than 40 National Technical Working Groups. 12. You can build upon our Fruit and Vegetable Standard. Add-on tools, like our GRASP (GLOBALG.A.P. Risk Assessment for Social Practice) Module, allow you to

Traceability 46

6. It combines food safety and sustainability criteria in a Food Safety 117

address issues like basic labor rights for farm workers.

practical guideline. 13. You can take a stepwise approach, our PFA Standard, to reach our full IFA Standard.

Environment (incl. Biodiversity) 50

If you want to know more about how you can make your product more visible in the market, please read our GLOBALG.A.P. Database brochure.

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HOW TO APPLY FOR GLOBALG.A.P. CERTIFICATION Download the GLOBALG.A.P. Fruit and Vegetables

TRAINING AND SUPPORT FOR YOU

THE GLOBALG.A.P. FARM ASSURER Working with a Farm Assurer who has first-hand knowledge about the GLOBALG.A.P. system and latest develop-

Checklist and learn what is required for certification. We organize trainings all over the world. Join one of

ments simplifies audit preparation and understanding of

Participate in one of our trainings or contact one

our public trainings or organize a private training with

the standard. They offer consulting to ensure that you are

of our GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurers to support you

us. GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurers support producers in

well prepared for your GLOBALG.A.P. certification audit.

in implementation.

achieving GLOBALG.A.P. Certification around the globe.

If you wish, they can directly link producers with selected

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customers in the supply chain. Get in touch with one of our 142 GLOBALG.A.P.

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Certification Bodies to get more information and

As Farm Assurers represent more than only one producer,

c/o FoodPLUS GmbH

offer for an audit. All certifiers are published on

they can help your negotiations with certification bodies

Spichernstrasse 55

our website.

on audit costs.

50672 Cologne, Germany info@globalgap.org www.globalgap.org

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Retail & Food Service Members

As of January 2012 | www.globalgap.org


GLOBALG.A.P. Fruit and Vegetables