EurepGAP – GLOBALG.A.P.
EurepGAP / GLOBALGAP certification is a tool for the future quality assurance, traceability and documentation from producers of fruits and vegetables.
This standard was established in the late 90s by several major European supermarkets and their larger suppliers.
GAP stands for Good Agricultural Practices – Good Farming habits, and is developed based on the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points HACCP, as guidelines set by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization FAO and are observed according to ISO Guide 65 certification scheme.
EurepGAP changed its name in 2007 to GLOBALGAP due to the expanding role of this quality in most parts of the world. The basic principles are:
• Employee safety and welfare