Compared Schemes

Schemes that conform to the GLOBALG.A.P. general regulations and the product-specific principles and criteria to a large extent but leave some exceptions are known as compared schemes.

To see in detail which GLOBALG.A.P. requirements are not covered by the respective compared scheme, please click on the standard name in the table below. This information can be found under “ GLOBALG.A.P. requirements that are not covered”.

Product categories:

  • FV = fruit and vegetables
  • FO = flowers and ornamentals


Benchmarked schemes and checklists
See the list of fully conforming GLOBALG.A.P. benchmarked schemes and checklists

Scheme/checklist Owner Country Standard Version
Vegaplan Vegaplan vzw Belgium Crops for Processing (FV) GLOBALG.A.P. CfP V1.0 - Vegaplan V3.0
SwissGAP Früchte, Gemüse und Kartoffeln Verein SwissGAP Switzerland FV (Option 3) GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.2 SwissGAP Version 2017-V2
ChinaGAP Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) China FV/ CC/ FO/ TE (Option 3 & 4) Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing