GLOBALG.A.P. delays launch of new IFA standard
Hinojosa optimises environmental management with FSC Multisite certificate
Hinojosa has become one of a select few Spanish companies to achieve the FSC Multisite certificate, the result of a significant effort in transparency and environmental management for the entire group. This certificate endorses in a unified way the sustainable origin of the paper that it uses in its plants. The certification guarantees customers that all of the group’s plants meet the same requirements.
Coalition files lawsuit to prevent soilless agriculture from receiving organic certification
Covid Food Protocol brand launched
Leading consultancy firm for the agri-food sector, Sanitex Seguridad y Calidad Alimentaria SL, has designed and registered a Covid Food Protocol brand, which certifies the implementation and application of a protocol against Covid-19 in accordance with scientific evidence, regulations and recommendations of health authorities such as WHO or the Ministry of Health.
GLOBALG.A.P. Remote Kicks into Action
The GLOBALG.A.P. Tour stops off at Tucumán
IFS to launch specific standard for fresh fruit & veg
A new protocol has just been released to carry out unannounced IFS audits, besides carrying out certification audits, in order to check on the continuous compliance of individual certified companies with the standards.
By the summer of 2016 the release of a new, specific standard for wholesalers and fruit and vegetable packing companies is also planned.
Spinneys, the Premier Supermarket Retailer in the Middle East, Joins GLOBALG.A.P. as a Member
Fine Fare Food Market LLC, which operates Spinneys, the premium supermarket retailer in the Middle East, has become the first in the region to join GLOBALG.A.P. as a retail member. This is in line with the company’s strategic decision to support a sustainable sourcing policy in order to benefit their farming partners, the environment, and their customers.
GLOBALG.A.P. updates farm, feed standards and regulations to Version 5
The GLOBALG.A.P. Board has announced the introduction of the update to Version 5 of its Integrated Farm Assurance Standard for Crops and Aquaculture. The update follows a four year routine cycle of continuous improvement, and with respect to stakeholder involvement and impact, the current revision has been the most comprehensive amendment to date. It will have a direct and significant effect on all 150,000 producers around the world certified in accordance with GLOBALG.A.P.