2018/09
NEWS

Twelve Retailers from China join GLOBALG.A.P. 

Eroski

China Ants Alliance (CAA) was established by twelve retailers from six provinces in China. It is operated and managed by Zhengzhou Ant Hezhong Business Management Co.Ltd., which implemented a board management system.

EROSKI Adopts GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture and Increases Procurement by 24% 

Eroski

EROSKI is the first chain of retail distributors in Spain to pass the audits for both the MSC and the GLOBALG.A.P. certifications for the sale of sustainable fresh fish.

The President of Peru Opens the SUMMIT 2018: Conference Update!

SUMMIT

Confirmed speakers, session overviews, and more: here’s our monthly roundup of the latest news and developments on the SUMMIT 2018!
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First GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Producer Awarded with the new FSMA PSR Add-on

FSMA

Peri & Sons Farms in Yerington, Nevada, USA, is the first farm to be successfully assessed to GLOBALG.A.P.’s new global solution for assuring coverage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) requirements.


  


First Producer Completes Farm Sustainability Add-on

Fruca Marketing is the first company to complete the GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Sustainability Assessment (GGFSA) Add-on for one of its producers called SAT 4207 La Forja.

GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Supports the Avoidance of IUU – Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated Fishing

Tecnobioplant

A workshop organized by The Pew Charitable Trusts in Vietnam on how the industry can avoid illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices attracted participants from the private sector, the government, and NGOs.



GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Update Presentation held in Vietnam 

Mr. Pham Viet Anh, Technical Key Account Manager for Vietnam, shared an update on the advances of the GLOBALG.A.P. aquaculture certification system, currently covering 38 species from finfish, crustaceans, and molluscs in 30 countries worldwide.




GLOBALG.A.P. and GIZ Collaborate to Facilitate Export of Horticulture Products from Central Asia

Tecnobioplant

The objective of the collaboration between GLOBALG.A.P. and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) is to improve the competitiveness of horticultural products from Central Asia to ease access to international markets.

Achieving Good Agricultural Practices with a Combined Effort

The Meki Batu Fruit and Vegetables Growers’ Cooperative Union is a perfect example of what can be achieved when a group of small-scale farmers collaborates toward a common goal.


The Puffer Fish Fruit

It may look like the self-inflating fish that inhabits the depth of the sea, but astonishingly it is in fact a spikey fruit. With its impressive orange to deep-orange skin and bright green, juicy flesh, it certainly is an eye-catcher and the literal embodiment of an exotic fruit. 

EVENTS

Fruit Attraction
23‌-25 October | Spain | Madrid

GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT
5‌-7‌ November | Peru | Lima



ACADEMY
  • 2-4 Oct: Crops, Thailand, Bangkok, in English

  • 24‌-26‌ Oct: HPSS, USA, Gainsville, Florida, in English

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