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JANUARY 2015 EDITION


Dear Colleague,

Greetings from Cologne!

With almost 10,000 additional producers achieving certification, a terrific SUMMIT 2014 in Abu Dhabi, the establishment of several projects and collaborations with key players in the industry, and looking at the improvement rate assessed by our unique Certification Integrity Program, we can safely say that 2014 was a successful year for GLOBALG.A.P.

2015 kicks off with preparations for our annual presence at Fruit Logistica in Berlin. If you’re heading to Berlin next month, be sure to join our News Conference on 5 February, 12-1pm, in Room B at the Press Center in Hall 6.3. This will be followed by our traditional Member Reception at our booth No. A-06.

Our public consultation of the next version of the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Standards is happening right now! Please use your opportunity to participate and share with us your comments and improvement recommendations. You can download the documents here and send us your comments to standard@globalgap.org.

The public consultation for our new Responsible Operations Standard for Compound Feed Manufacturers is also now open and the deadline for your comments is 15 February 2015. The document is available here and you can send us your comments to standard@globalgap.org.

This month’s newsletter covers news from our member UNIVEG on how they link up with the GLOBALG.A.P. Database. And INTACT joining us as a new GLOBALG.A.P. Associate Member reflects the importance of IT, traceability and Chain of Custody, both at this year’s Fruit Logistica and in 2015!

Hope to see you in Berlin!

Best regards,
Kristian Moeller
CEO, GLOBALG.A.P.


Fruit Logistica 2015


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UNIVEG Syncs GLOBALG.A.P. Certification Data
GLOBALG.A.P. Retail News

As part of the company’s “Intelligent Traceability” Strategy, UNIVEG and GLOBALG.A.P. are collaborating to develop interface solutions with the GLOBALG.A.P. Database, thus improving both the efficiency of due diligence processes and the quality of traceability data.

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Open Blue Sea Farms Achieves GLOBALG.A.P.  Aquaculture Standard
GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture News

Open Blue Sea Farms, the single largest supplier of fresh cobia to the United States and the largest deep-water open-ocean farm in the world has achieved the GLOBALG.A.P.  Aquaculture Standard, following a comprehensive assessment of their business by Quality Certification Services (QCS), an independent accredited certification body.

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SUMMIT 2014 Sponsor INTACT Consult GmbH Joins GLOBALG.A.P. as a Member
GLOBALG.A.P. Member News

New Member INTACT Consult GmbH develops integrity management solutions for application in audit and certification management, traceability and quality management to enhance the quality and safety of products and services.


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Myanmar: GLOBALG.A.P. Presents G.A.P. Benefits to a Promising Aquaculture Industry
GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture News

Chief Marketing Officer Flavio Alzueta gave a keynote presentation on the GLOBALG.A.P. System and the benefits of Good Aquaculture Practices at the Aqua Fisheries Myanmar in November 2014, the first trade show of its kind for the aquaculture and fisheries industries in Myanmar.

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GLOBALG.A.P. Integrity Program 2014 Update is Now Available
GLOBALG.A.P. News

The Integrity Program is pioneering, the first of its kind in food certification, and is designed to ensure consistent delivery and implementation of the standard worldwide. Download the Integrity Program 2014 update here.



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