Demonstrate your commitment to responsible food practices and access a wider, global market. GLOBALG.A.P. is a global organisation that has developed a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.).
The Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) is the most widely used GLOBALG.A.P. standard. It has been used as a basis for the GLOBALG.A.P. Number (GGN) label – the consumer label for certified, responsible farming and transparency. As such, this certification allows you to reach new markets and grow your business globally while assuring consumers that your production and management practices meet industry-recognised requirements.
The GLOBALG.A.P. IFA certification programme includes a third-party auditing process. Preferred by Nature is accredited by International Organic Accreditation Service (IOAS) to carry out farm certifications in accordance with the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) V 5.2 Standard as below, registration number: (85). Please refer to www.ioas.org/accreditation/accredited-bodies/ for more information.
The IFA V 5.2 Standard covers:
- Fruits and Vegetables, covering: Food Safety • Traceability • Quality Assurance • Workers’ Occupational Health & Safety • Site Management • Soil Management • Fertilizer Application Management • Integrated Pest Management • Plant Protection Products Management • Water Management
- Combinable Crops, covering: Propagation Material, Machinery and Equipment, Crop Protection, Harvesting as well as Harvested Crop Handling, and
- Tea, covering: Propagation Material, Site History and Site Management, Soil and Substrate Management, Fertilizer Use, Irrigation/Fertigation, Plant Protection, Harvesting, Processing Unit, Worker Health, Safety and Welfare, Waste and Pollution Management, Recycling and Re-Use, Environment and Conservation as well as Post Harvest - Mass Balance and Traceability.
To demonstrate your commitment to good agricultural practices and access a wider, global market, contact our team to get started on your GLOBALG.A.P. certification journey.