Benchmarked Resembling Schemes

List of schemes that conform to the GLOBALG.A.P. System (General Regulations and Control Points and Compliance Criteria) to a large extent, but leave some exceptions. These schemes may develop a supplement to bridge the gap and thus enable their producers to obtain GLOBALG.A.P. recognition as equivalent.

To see in detail which GLOBALG.A.P. requirements are not covered by the respective resembling scheme, please click on the standard name in the table below where you will find this information under “GLOBALG.A.P. requirements that are not covered”.

Legend of sub-scopes:

  • CC = Combinable Crops
  • F&V = Fruit and Vegetables
  • F&O = Flowers and Ornamentals
  • PG = Pigs
  • TE = Tea
Scheme Name Scheme Owner Country Sub-scope Benchmarking Category Standard Version
SwissGAP Früchte, Gemüse und Kartoffeln Verein SwissGAP Switzerland F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - SwissGAP V2014/ GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - SwissGAP Version 2017
Red Tractor Assurance for Farms Fresh Produce Scheme Assured Food Standards United Kingdom F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 and 5.0 - RT Fresh Produce v3.0 October 2014
IKB Nederland Varkens De Groene Belangenbehartiger (DGB) subsidiary Varkenspost.nl The Netherlands PG (Option3) Scheme Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing
BOPP Grower Standard British Ornamental Plant Producers Certification Scheme United Kingdom F&O (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - BOPP Grower Standard, Vers. 3
ChinaGAP Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) China F&V/ CC/ F&O/ TE (Option 3 & 4) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - ChinaGAP Version 2013 - Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing
Florverde Sustainable Flowers Asocolflores Colombia F&O (Option 3 & 4) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - FSF V6.0 / GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.1 - FSF V7.0