Sonae MC is Portugal’s retail food market leader. With a history of more than 35 years of continuous growth, the brand holds a distinctive position in several business areas, providing a broad range of high-quality products throughout the Portuguese and Spanish territories. Consistently driven by innovation and guided by a mission
IFA version 6: What’s it all about?Over the last two years, GLOBALG.A.P. has been coordinating the revision of its flagship Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard. At the beginning of the process, GLOBALG.A.P. outlined three key aims for the new IFA version 6 standard: simplification, a risk-based approach, and customized checklists.
World Food Safety Day 2021Each year on 7 June, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrate World Food Safety Day. Established in 1979, World Food Safety Day aims to highlight the topics of foodborne risks, food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture,
GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH launched its consumer-facing initiative, the GGN label, during an online event on 27 April. International stakeholders from the agriculture and retail sectors were invited to the unveiling event during which GLOBALG.A.P. experts presented the new GGN label. GLOBALG.A.P. also announced that the new GGN label can
“Making certified, responsible farming visible” is our mission. GLOBALG.A.P.’s consumer label is bursting onto the fruit and vegetables scene – with a new cross-category logo! Discover more at our virtual unveiling event on 27 April 2021! Book your front row seat now. Click here to register for this free event:
In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, GLOBALG.A.P. has implemented a new remote auditing procedure. The new procedure allows certification bodies and producers to continue working together safely. As of 31 December 2020, there are about 3,800 certified producers and 1,000 certificate holders across 77 different countries certified by 63
For more than 150 years, the Spanish family enterprise Joselito has worked to preserve the local ecosystem and raise “Happy Pigs” for their Iberian ham. Now they are the first pig-rearing company to be awarded a GGN label. Joselito’s Happy Pigs live their entire lives in freedom and in their
GLOBALG.A.P. announced this week that applications are now open for the G.A.P. Awards 2022. The G.A.P. Awards give farmers from around the world an opportunity to showcase their achievements and gain industry recognition for their efforts to implement good agricultural practices. The judges look for applicants who have developed unique,
The first certificates have now been issued for inspections carried out via GLOBALG.A.P. Remote. This comes after the launch of the COVID-19 emergency measure on 15 May 2020. GLOBALG.A.P. Remote was introduced as a response to the coronavirus crisis, which caused lockdowns and social distancing measures that hinder traditional inspections.
GLOBALG.A.P. is continuing to monitor and assess risks and recommendations in the face of the outbreak and rapid spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Recent global developments have led to significant health and safety concerns, as well as to travel/movement restrictions in numerous countries and territories. To support its producers