2019/04
NEWS

ALDI Increases Commitment to Protecting Water

In a pilot project with the certification system GLOBALG.A.P, the discount stores are testing the SPRING (Sustainable Program for Irrigation and Ground Water Use) add-on certification with selected international producers for the first time.

   
   

HelloFresh Joins the GLOBALG.A.P. Family

HelloFresh’s recent membership of GLOBALG.A.P. is driven by our joint values on food safety and sustainable supply chains. The company’s commitment to our core values is reflected by the recent decision to become a GLOBALG.A.P. member.


Wong and Metro: First Supermarket Chain in Latin America to Become a GLOBALG.A.P. Member

With the aim of furthering their good practices and attaining even higher standards of quality, the Wong and Metro supermarkets have decided to become members of GLOBALG.A.P. 

  


Celebrating a Decade of the Integrity Surveillance Committee supporting GLOBALG.A.P.


First formed ten years ago in 2009, the Integrity Surveillance Committee (ISC) is an independent body that makes the final decision on a certification body’s approval status. The ISC plays a key role in the GLOBALG.A.P. Certification Integrity Program (CIPRO), which monitors and evaluates the performance of the GLOBALG.A.P. approved certification bodies (CB).


Honoring the 200,000th GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Producer

I am César Rodolfo Navarrete Zambrano, resident of the Las Palmitas de Agua Sucia community of El Carmen, province of Manabí-Ecuador. I can say that my whole life I have lived in the agricultural sector. I am the son of farmers, and married Carmen Mercedes Mendoza, who is also the daughter of farmers.



GLOBALG.A.P. North America Expanding Service by Adding a New Key Account Manager

Robin Rose (Allan) Foster joined the growing team of GLOBALG.A.P. North America this month as Key Account Manager, focusing on finding food safety and sustainability certification solutions for producers, packers, and shippers of fresh fruit and vegetables.

  

GLOBALG.A.P. Meets Stakeholders in Australia

In April 2019, Mr. Pham Viet Anh (GLOBALG.A.P. Technical Key Account Manager) visited Australia and met with several local and international stakeholders who are using the GLOBALG.A.P. system.


‘Made in Albania’ Brand Goes GLOBALG.A.P. 

Albania’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Ermira Gjeçi, clearly summed up the country’s push to secure the benefits of its rich and diverse agricultural industry, in her opening remarks at the GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR Stop in Albania.


Herb of Immortality

Don’t worry, this is not a conspiracy theory or lesson in witchcraft! Yet, who knows…? Maybe this plant does have superpowers?!

 
EVENTS

Seafood Expo Global
7‌-9 May | Belgium | Brussels 

GLOBALG.A.P.  News Update at Seafood Expo Global
8‌ May 3-4 pm | Belgium | Brussels

GLOBALG.A.P.  Reception at Seafood Expo Global 
8 May 4-5 pm | Belgium |Brussels

Langsø Christmas Tree Fair
15 August | Denmark | Langesø

Vietfish
29-31 August | Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City



ACADEMY

  • 8-10 May: Crops, Thailand, Bangkok, in English
  • 15‌-17‌ May: Crops, Colombia, Bogotá, in Spanish

  • 22‌-24‌ May: Crops, Mexico, Guadalajara, in Spanish

  • 28-31 May: Aquaculture, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, in English

  • 4-6 June: Crops, Kenya, Nairobi, in English
  • 16‌-18‌ July: Crops, South Africa, Centurion, in English

  • 24-26‌ September: Crops, Germany, Cologne, in English

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Every month we would like to show our appreciation for the support and contributions of our many GLOBALG.A.P. members by presenting a rotating display of their logos.

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