Retail and food service members demonstrate that their policy is in line with GLOBALG.A.P. core values. GLOBALG.A.P. Community Membership enables them to use the GLOBALG.A.P. brand in their corporate communication strategy, and gives them the opportunity to be part of the standard setting process. Retail members are granted preferential access to the GLOBALG.A.P. Database which assists them in providing the necessary assurance to their consumer base.