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The GLOBALG.A.P. Database

The GLOBALG.A.P. Database is a Internet-based platform for worldwide certification management and related services. The database stores and connects the assessment and certification data of more than 200,000 farms in over 135 countries, making it one of the largest online sources for validated farm data on food safety and sustainability. More than 155 GLOBALG.A.P. approved certification bodies around the globe use it to register and manage their clients’ certification data.
The GLOBALG.A.P. Database is an important part of the organization’s comprehensive Integrity Program. Reliable certification information, linked to other traceability data in the food chain, is key to proper quality management. GLOBALG.A.P.’s innovative and flexible IT solutions offer this by linking up effectively with the existing IT systems for producers, marketing organizations, traders and retailers.

Traceability through the GLOBALG.A.P. Number (GGN)

The GLOBALG.A.P. Number (GGN) is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies each producer and individual member of a producer group in the GLOBALG.A.P. Database. The system provides instant and complete accessibility of registration and status data of every producer and product for all options. The GGN matches the Global Location Number (GLN) on GS1, the international standards organization, and is officially registered
with GS1 at

Validation and Instant Reassurance

One of the most important features of the GLOBALG.A.P. Database is the online certificate validation tool, which is now used daily by the retailers and traders. A certificate that cannot be found on the publicly available search site is immediately considered invalid. The system secures instant and complete accessibility of registration and status data of every producer and product for all options to make the standard transparent.

To find out more about the Database Extended Search and Database Bookmarking, please visit our Database Online Manual at


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