New GLOBALG.A.P. Board Members elected!

With the Board Meeting on November 18 + 19 the GLOBALG.A.P. Secretariat welcomes the new Board Members to start their official term.  


The Food Safety First: Launch of GLOBALG.A.P. Produce Safety Assurance Standard

Designed for specific regions where producers and their customers require only a food safety solution, the new Produce Safety Assurance Standard V5 based on the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Standard and consists of only the food safety elements.

Central de Carnes Premium Joins Forces with El Corte Inglés to be the First in the World to Implement the GGN Label (GLOBALG.A.P.) for Livestock 

Since June 2019, Central de Carnes Premium’s GGN labeled products are distributed exclusively by El Corte Inglés. Central de Carnes Premium is a meat company in Madrid combining the experience and know-how of its professional team with new technology to guarantee food safety and quality.


United in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Practices

GLOBALG.A.P.’s newest member, the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), has set its sights on improving the sustainable use of water. The partnership with GLOBALG.A.P. provides an ideal opportunity to promote good water stewardship around the world.

Revised Food Safety Programs & Auditing Protocol for the Fresh Tomato Supply Chain (Tomato Metrics) Published

United Fresh and the United Fresh Tomato Metrics workgroup released updated Tomato Guidelines in Fall 2018, and recently released the corresponding Food Safety Programs & Auditing Protocol for the Fresh Tomato Supply Chain (Tomato Metrics).

Ukraine’s Fast Rise as Bread Basket of Eastern Europe

The turnout was impressive at the two-day TOUR conference in Kyiv. More than 100 delegates from all over the country gathered at the Park Inn Kyiv, all eager and ready to learn how to upgrade their on-farm production processes and access international markets.

Plastic Recycling of Plant Protection Product Containers in South Africa

GLOBALG.A.P. supports CropLife Africa/Middle East’s strategy for developing plastic container management programs in key countries of the region.

Perspectives on Good Aquaculture Practices at Polfish

GLOBALG.A.P. and Bureau Veritas recently held a joint panel on good aquaculture practices at Polfish, Poland’s only international fair on seafood processing and products, in Gdánsk, Poland.

Bilberries – the Night Vision Berry

Blue, round, and small. Perhaps a weird blueberry? Is it overripe? A different color? Maybe even poisonous? No! This is a bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)!

Join us at one of our TOUR 2019 Stops!

Ecuador: 15-16 August - organized by Agrocalidad

Argentina: 8-9 October - organized by Instituto de Desarrollo Productivo de Tucumán

Kenya: 30-31 October - organized by Rootooba Limited

Learn more about how to organize a GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR event at www.globalgap.org/tour.

Langsø Christmas Tree Fair
15 August | Denmark | Langeso  

Asia Fruit Logistica
4-6 September | China | Hong Kong

Aquaculture Europe
7-10 October | Germany | Berlin

China Fisheries & Seafood Expo
30 Oct - 1 Nov | China | Qingdao City

29-31 August | Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City

5-9 October | Germany | Cologne

Fruit Attraction
22-24 October | Spain | Madrid


GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Asssurer Workshops:
  • 12-14 August: Crops, USA, Wenatchee, Washington, in English
  • 4-6 September:‌ Crops, Mexico, Hermosillo, in Spanish

  • 17-19 September: Crops, India, Nashik, in English
PSA Grower Training Course & GLOBALG.A.P. PSR Add-on: 
  • 12‌-13‌ August: Mexico, Culiacan, in Spanish

  • 15-16 August:‌ Mexico, Hermosillo, in Spanish

  • 22-23 August:‌ Peru, Piura, in Spanish

  • 17-19 September: Ecuador, Quito, in Spanish

  • 18-19 September: Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, in Spanish

WEBINARS on GLOBALG.A.P. Produce Safety Assurance Standard:

Informative webinars about the new GLOBALG.A.P. Produce Safety Assurance Standard. In about 30 minutes you'll learn more about the new standard first-hand from our GLOBALG.A.P. experts in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Hindi, Thai and Vietnamese.

Register now here!


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