GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard (IFA) – Fruit and Vegetables
GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) is a globally recognized certification standard for primary production. It establishes the framework for Good Agricultural Practices for production of safe agricultural products.
GLOBALG.A.P. certification is proof of implementation of the following holistic approach:
Food safety – Traceability – Environment & Biodiversity – Health and Safety of Workers – Rational Water Management – Integrated Pest Management.
The “Fruit & Vegetables” Standard covers all plant products (fruit, vegetables, edible roots, bulbs, tubers, nuts, herbs, spices) intended for human consumption.
The “Arable crops” standard concerns crops raised for human consumption following processing, or for animal feed or use in industry.
The scope of crop certification does not include crops used exclusively for aromatic or medical purposes.
What Is the certification procedure?
You can download the certification regulation here .The regulation includes information on the audit procedure and on the issuing and maintaining of certification.
Who is it for?
This standard is applied by agricultural holdings of all sizes, groups of producers, and/or individual producers.
What are the benefits of certification?
- Demonstration of documented ability to produce quality and safe products
- strengthening of the organization’s marketing strategy and commercial targets
- use of the recognized GLOBALG.A.P. logo in company correspondence, showing compliance with a globally recognized standard
Who do I contact for certification?
Customer Service Department Contact Person: Ms. Anna Topaltziki, Tel: 210 5220920, Ext: 187