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The GLOBALG.A.P. Fruit & Vegetables Standard

The GLOBALG.A.P. Fruit & Vegetables Standard covers all stages of production, from pre-harvest activities such as soil management and plant protection product application to post-harvest produce handling, packing and storing.

The GLOBALG.A.P. Fruit & Vegetables Standard has been successfully assessed against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements and achieved GFSI recognition for scope B1 Farming of Plants and D Pre-Processing Handling of Plant Products . For more information on the GFSI please see here: http://www.mygfsi.com/certification/recognised-certification-programmes.html

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.

News on the GLOBALG.A.P. Fruit & Vegetables Standard

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New IFA Version Nears the Finish Line 2 August 2021 News
Extension of Deadline and Request for Stakeholder Comments for Public Consultation Round 3 4 June 2021 News
New GGN Label - A Cross-Category Consumer Label to Make Responsible Farming Visible 27 April 2021 Fruit & Vegetables
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Presenting GLOBALG.A.P.’s Newest Add-on 25 February 2021 News
Biodiversity Add-on for Fruit and Vegetables 1 February 2021 Press Release
Your Comments Requested: New Version 6 Topics Open for Public Consultation 27 January 2021 News
Second Public Consultation Phase Opens for Food Safety Version 6 Draft – December 15 to January 31, 2021 22 December 2020 News
New Videos for Seasonal Workers Instructions for Harvesting Rhubarb and Strawberries 19 May 2020 Announcement
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GLOBALG.A.P. Begins World Consultation Tour for Standard Revision Version 6 14 May 2020 Announcement
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AEON First Asian Retailer to Label GGN 30 October 2018 Fruit & Vegetables
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Colombia: 61 Avocado Producers Now GLOBALG.A.P. Certified and Ready to Export to Europe 27 June 2016 Fruit & Vegetables
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EDEKA, One of the World’s Largest Food Retailers, Requires GLOBALG.A.P. Certification from its Fruit & Vegetable Suppliers 22 March 2016 Announcement
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Costa Rica: GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Sixaola Bananas Selected Top Brand 28 September 2015 Fruit & Vegetables
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South Africa’s Graceland Hydroponics Part of Rise in Protected Cultivation 17 June 2015 Fruit & Vegetables
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New Red Tractor Fresh Produce Add-on Approved 18 November 2014 Announcement
Benchmarking News
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Florida, USA: Urban Aquaponic Farm and Research Center received GLOBALG.A.P. certificate. 18 November 2014 Aquaculture
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Elite Agro LLC, UAE’s Largest Farm, Joins GLOBALG.A.P. Community as a Member 18 November 2014 Fruit & Vegetables
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New GLOBALG.A.P. Producer/Supplier Member in China: Shandong Goodfarmer International Trading Co., Ltd. 10 November 2014 Announcement
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Announcing the Winners of the GLOBALG.A.P. Good Agricultural Practice Awards 2014 20 October 2014 Announcement
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UNICA Group Sponsors GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2014 in Abu Dhabi and Seeks New Markets in Middle East 30 September 2014 Fruit & Vegetables
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New Retailer Member: ICA Gruppen Joins GLOBALG.A.P. 30 September 2014 Fruit & Vegetables
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Citrusvil SA Is the First GRASP Assessed Producer in Argentina 31 August 2014 Fruit & Vegetables
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Microbial Risk Control Top Priority in Upcoming GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Standard Revision 12 March 2014 Fruit & Vegetables
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Kenya-GAP Successfully Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard Version 4 22 January 2014 Benchmarking News
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Producer Profile: Tagum Agricultural Development Company Inc. (TADECO) 22 January 2014 Fruit & Vegetables
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New Member Joburg Fresh Produce Market, South Africa's Premier Food Hub, Endorses localg.a.p. & GLOBALG.A.P. 12 November 2013 Fruit & Vegetables
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Asia Fruit Logistica Evolves into Key Annual Event for GLOBALG.A.P. 1 October 2013 TOUR 2013
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First Combined Florida Tomato and GLOBALG.A.P. Audit 1 October 2013 Fruit & Vegetables
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National Interpretation Guideline V4.0-2 for India Now Published 2 August 2013 Fruit & Vegetables
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New Zealand G.A.P. Successfully Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard Version 4 1 July 2013 Announcement
Benchmarking News
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ChileG.A.P. Successfully Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard Version 4 1 July 2013 Announcement
Benchmarking News
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Lipman Produce, North America’s Largest Tomato Grower, Joins GLOBALG.A.P. 29 April 2013 Fruit & Vegetables
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GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurer Trains Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture Officers 28 January 2013 Fruit & Vegetables
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MexicoG.A.P.® to Be the Food Safety Choice for Avocado Producers 28 January 2013 Fruit & Vegetables
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1st GLOBALG.A.P. Certifications in Russia, Australia and Greece 5 December 2012 Aquaculture
Fruit & Vegetables
"All Farmers Benefit from GLOBALG.A.P. Audits" 5 December 2012 Fruit & Vegetables
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Aquaculture Training for GLOBUS Counter Staff 5 December 2012 Aquaculture
Flowers & Ornamentals
Fruit & Vegetables
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Success Story: B&S Grupo Exportador - Mexico Calidad Suprema 6 November 2012 Fruit & Vegetables
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Wildeklawer Continues Commitment to GLOBALG.A.P. 6 November 2012 Fruit & Vegetables
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Pick n Pay Pledges Commitment to Food Safety and Welcomes localg.a.p. 6 November 2012 Aquaculture
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