What is the purpose of certification?

Global G.A.P. certification enables companies to meet distributors' requirements in terms of quality, food safety and environmental practices.

The essentials
  • Food safety and traceability

  • Environment (including biodiversity)

  • Workers’ health, safety and welfare

  • Animal welfare

  • Includes Integrated Crop Management (ICM), Integrated Pest Control (IPC), Quality Management System (QMS), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

For which category of products?

Crops Rules apply for all sub-scopes under the Crops scope:

  • Fruit and Vegetables

  • Combinable Crops

  • Flowers and Ornamentals

  • Hop

  • Tea

  • Plant Propagation Material

Who can get certified GlobalG.A.P.?

Any producer of primary agricultural products covered by the GlobalG.A.P. standard.

Scope of ECOCERT regarding GlobalG.A.P.?

ECOCERT provides certification services for:

  • Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Standard Crops Base - Fruit and Vegetables.

the following Add-Ons modules :

  • GRASP (GLOBALG.A.P. Risk Assessment on Social Practice)

  • FSMA PSR (Food Safety Modernization Act)

  • SPRING (Sustainable Program for Irrigation and Groundwater Use)

  • Albert Heijn (Protocol for Residue Control)

  • GLOBALG.A.P. Plus

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How to get this label the GlobalG.A.P.?

The labelling by an independent certification body like Ecocert enables to validate the compliance of your activities according to GlobalG.A.P. standard. To be certified, the applicant must comply with:

  • 100% of the applicable major requirements

  • 95% of the applicable minor requirements

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Why choose Ecocert?

With nearly 30 years of experience for audit and certification of organic products in France and in more than 130 countries, Ecocert is the world's leading specialist in the certification of sustainable practices.