For Buyers For Buyers

Here's How Buyers Can Benefit From GLOBALG.A.P. Certification:

  • Source certified products that meet the baseline requirements for food safety 
    and hygiene.
  • Cut your exposure to product safety risk.
  • Ensure your sourcing by developing a network of reliable producers.
  • Benefit from GLOBALG.A.P.’s traceability system. All GLOBALG.A.P. producers are identified in the GLOBALG.A.P. Database with a unique 13-digit GLOBALG.A.P. number (GGN), which allows you to monitor your producers and validate their certificates.
  • Access our GLOBALG.A.P. Database to review your producers’ certification audits.
  • Benefit from GLOBALG.A.P.’s unique world-class system including the Integrity Program, which assures certification reliability and high auditing performance.
  • Gain full access to our network of more than 140 GLOBALG.A.P. certification bodies.
  • Work with your growers on add-on improvement plans for food safety and sustainability to enhance the quality of your food supply.
  • Customize GLOBALG.A.P. to respond to new and changing market requirements and consumer demands.
  • Profit from GLOBALG.A.P. training for your quality management team.
  • You can help shape its continuing development.
  • It’s designed for you – both retailers and producers worked together to create it.

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Track your suppliers’ current level of GLOBALG.A.P. based certification activities and compliance in real time

Introduce the GGN label to your stores
The consumer label for certified, responsible farming

Source certified products
Find out how the GLOBALG.A.P. database can help you

Upgrade your suppliers
Learn about the localg.a.p. program and how to secure your sourcing

Participate for change
Become a partner and join our mission for safe and sustainable agricultural production 

Access the GLOBALG.A.P. Database
Learn all about the Database

API documentation 
How to integrate the database APIs to your IT systems

List of companies who have access to the GLOBALG.A.P. database as market participants

Benchmarked schemes and checklists
Learn more about the schemes and checklists that are recognized as equivalent to GLOBALG.A.P. standards and/or add-ons

Compared schemes
An overview of schemes that are similar but not equivalent to the GLOBALG.A.P. general regulations and the product-specific principles and criteria respectively