Benchmarked Resembling Schemes

List of schemes that conform to the GLOBALG.A.P. System (General Regulations and Control Points and Compliance Criteria) to a large extent, but leave some exceptions. These schemes may develop a supplement to bridge the gap and thus enable their producers to obtain GLOBALG.A.P. recognition as equivalent.

To see in detail which GLOBALG.A.P. requirements are not covered by the respective resembling scheme, please click on the standard name in the table below where you will find this information under “GLOBALG.A.P. requirements that are not covered”.

Legend of sub-scopes:

  • CC = Combinable Crops
  • F&V = Fruit and Vegetables
  • F&O = Flowers and Ornamentals
  • PG = Pigs
  • TE = Tea
Scheme Name Scheme Owner Country Sub-scope Benchmarking Category Standard Version
Vegaplan Vegaplan vzw Belgium Crops for Processing (FV) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. CfP V1.0 - Vegaplan V3.0
Red Tractor Assurance for Farms Fresh Produce Scheme Assured Food Standards United Kingdom F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.2 - RT Fresh Produce v5.0 (Nov.2021)
OHAS Grower Standard Ornamental Horticulture Assurance Scheme (OHAS) United Kingdom F&O (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.2 - OHAS Grower Standard Version 4
SwissGAP Früchte, Gemüse und Kartoffeln Verein SwissGAP Switzerland F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.2 SwissGAP Version 2017-V2
IKB Nederland Varkens De Groene Belangenbehartiger (DGB) subsidiary Varkenspost.nl The Netherlands PG (Option3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.2 - IKB Nederland Varkens V12.0 and V13.0
ChinaGAP Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) China F&V/ CC/ F&O/ TE (Option 3 & 4) Scheme Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing