New GLOBALG.A.P. member Kaufland is a German supermarket chain with international locations in Europe. Kaufland is part of the Schwarz Group which is the largest retailer in Europe and the fourth largest retailer in the world after Walmart, Amazon and Costco.

GLOBALG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller is pleased to announce the addition of this new, large retail member to the growing list of GLOBALG.A.P. members. “Supermarkets and distributors who are members of GLOBALG.A.P. are committed not only to safeguarding the health of their customers but also to promoting sustainable production in the agriculture, livestock, and aquaculture sector the world over,” he said.

"Kaufland takes responsibility for people and the environment. The company forms its product range sustainably and promotes responsible production conditions " says Stefan Lukes, Head of Purchasing Fruits and Vegetables, Kaufland. "Through this membership, we can actively contribute to the development of the future and also help shaping the global change in fruits and vegetables as well as flowers and plants."

Stock the pantry, provision the home

Kaufland is especially known for its fresh and wholesome foods. The store carries a wide variety of brands but also sells their own Kaufland-branded products.

Conscientious shoppers can choose from fair trade, vegetarian or vegan, certified organic, GMO-free, Rainforest Alliance, and similarly certified foods. Grocery offerings include fresh produce, prepared foods to go, baked goods, dairy products, full and self-service meat sections, and frozen foods.

And then there’s the other half of the store.

In keeping with their mission to provide a convenient one-stop-shop experience, Kaufland also includes a drugstore section and household goods like electronics, office supplies, textiles, and toys. 

About Kaufland

Kaufland is an international retail company with about 1,300 branches in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia and the Republic of Moldova. In Germany, Kaufland operates about 670 stores and employs around 74,000 people. With an average of 30,000 articles, the company offers a large assortment of food and everything for daily needs. The focus lies on fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy products as well as meat, cheese and fish. The company is part of the Schwarz Group, one of the leading food retail companies in Germany and Europe.

Photo by courtesy of Kaufland