GLOBALG.A.P.
CERTIFICATION

CUSTOMIZED SOLUTIONS FOR SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

GLOBALG.A.P. has developed voluntary add-ons that enhance your GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance certification. These made to measure add-ons cover specific aspects of the agricultural production process and supply chain. They upgrade your status as a producer and offer buyers specific assurances tailored to their interests and preferences.

Develop your own GLOBALG.A.P. Add-on

Take advantage of GLOBALG.A.P.’s certification development expertise. We can work with you to develop your own customized solution that covers your particular demands and requirements. Your checklist of measures can then simply be assessed together with the GLOBALG.A.P. inspection and/or audit. Enjoy all the benefits that the GLOBALG.A.P. system has to offer!

13 Reasons for GLOBALG.A.P. Certification

1.Reduce your exposure to food safety and product safety reputational risks.

2. Gain access to local and global markets, suppliers and retailers.

3. Improve the efficiency of your farm management.

4. Save costs by reducing the number of on-farm audits.

  1. Comply with legislation on food safety, environmental protection and workers’ health and safety, with an easy HACCP system to put into place.
  2. Benefit from global recognition with adaptation to local conditions, through GLOBALG.A.P.’s network of 45 National Technical Working Groups.
  3. Choose from 160 accredited certification bodies, which all meet the highest integrity requirements.

8. Access all the standard documents online, free of charge,
and in multiple languages.

9. Secure access to financing and to capital markets. Benefit from connecting to innovative supply chain solutions.

10. Help shape the continuing development of our standards
through public consultation.

  1. Demonstrate compliance with the United Nations Global Compact
    Food and Agribusiness Principles
  2. Benchmark yourself as part of the world’s most widespread farm assurance standard.
  3. It’s designed for you–retailers, manufacturers and producers
    with G.A.P. expertise worked
    together to create it.

5 steps to get certified

Download the relevant GLOBALG.A.P. standard documents from our document center

Compare offers from the certification bodies in your country, register with the one you choose, and get your GLOBALG.A.P. Number (GGN). Find a full list of GLOBALG.A.P. approved certification bodies here.

Carry out a self-assessment using the checklist and correct all the points you do not comply with. A GLOBALG.A.P. licensed Farm Assurer, who is a trained and approved consultant, can provide you with valuable assistance during your inspection and/or audit preparations. Find a full list of GLOBALG.A.P. licensed Farm Assurers here.

Arrange an appointment with your GLOBALG.A.P. approved certification body. An inspector will then conduct the first on-site inspection.

Once you successfully comply with the standard’s requirements, you will receive a GLOBALG.A.P. certificate for the relevant standard, version, and scope. The certificate is valid for one year.

10 reasons for producers to get globalg.a.p. certification

1. Reduce your exposure to food safety and product safety reputational risks.

2. Gain access to local and global markets, suppliers, and retailers.

3. Improve the efficiency of your farm management.

4. Save costs by reducing the number of on-farm inspections and audits.

5. Comply with legislation on food safety, environmental protection, and workers’ health and safety with an HACCP system that is easy to put into place.

6. Benefit from global recognition with adaptation to local conditions through GLOBALG.A.P.’s network of 44 national technical working groups.

7. Choose from 160 accredited certification bodies, all of which meet the highest integrity requirements.

8. Secure access to financing and to capital markets. Benefit from connecting to innovative supply chain solutions.

9. Demonstrate compliance with the United Nations Global Compact Food and Agribusiness Principles.

10. Be a part of the world’s most widespread farm assurance standard.

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