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The GLOBALG.A.P. Green Coffee Standard

The Green Coffee Standard covers: Propagation Material, Site History and Site Management, Soil and Substrate Management, Fertilizer Use, Irrigation/Fertigation, Plant Protection, Harvesting, Processing (applies to in-house or outsourced milling), Waste and Pollution Management, Recycling and Re-Use, Environment and Conservation as well as Post Harvest - Mass Balance and Traceability.

Additionally, producers must comply with the Chain of Custody Standard CPCCs. These are included in the certification standard documents available for download below.

A Guide to Our Documents

  • The GLOBALG.A.P. Checklist is the document you need to complete your self-assessment.
  • The Control Points and Compliance Criteria (CPCC) document lists everything the standard you are applying for covers, and gives you addtional guidelines to fulfill the requirements.
  • The General Regulations document defines how the certification process works and lists the requirements for quality management systems and related issues.
  • The National Interpretation Guideline (NIG) clarifies how the CPCC have been adapted in a specific country. Please check if there is a NIG for your country. If yes, you are required to use it.