Benchmarked Resembling Schemes

List of schemes that conform to the GLOBALG.A.P. System (General Regulations and Control Points and Compliance Criteria) to a large extent, but leave some exceptions. These schemes may develop a supplement to bridge the gap and thus enable their producers to obtain GLOBALG.A.P. recognition as equivalent.

To see in detail which GLOBALG.A.P. requirements are not covered by the respective resembling scheme, please click on the standard name in the table below where you will find this information under “GLOBALG.A.P. requirements that are not covered”.

Legend of sub-scopes:

  • CC = Combinable Crops
  • F&V = Fruit and Vegetables
  • F&O = Flowers and Ornamentals
  • PG = Pigs
  • TE = Tea
Scheme Name Scheme Owner Country Sub-scope Benchmarking Category Standard Version
Red Tractor Assurance for Farms Fresh Produce Scheme Assured Food Standards United Kingdom F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.1 and V5.2 - RT Fresh Produce V4.1 October 2017 (updated October 2018) and V4.2 (October 2019)
Florverde Sustainable Flowers Asocolflores Colombia F&O (Option 3 & 4) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.1 and V5.2 - FSF V7.0 and 7.1
BOPP Grower Standard British Ornamental Plant Producers Certification Scheme United Kingdom F&O (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.1 and V5.2 - BOPP Grower Standard, V3.1 and V4
SwissGAP Früchte, Gemüse und Kartoffeln Verein SwissGAP Switzerland F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.1 and V5.2 SwissGAP Version 2017
IKB Nederland Varkens De Groene Belangenbehartiger (DGB) subsidiary The Netherlands PG (Option3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.1 and V5.2 - IKB Nederland Varkens V9.1.5 and V11.0
ChinaGAP Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) China F&V/ CC/ F&O/ TE (Option 3 & 4) Scheme Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing