Global G.A.P Summit 2018

Taking place every two years, the conference is the perfect setting to discuss the latest developments in food safety and sustainability as well as Good Agriculture and Aquaculture Practices and the future of the industry. Creating new markets for responsibly grown food is vital to building a sustainable future in agriculture, that it why they are making it the key focus of the GLOBAL G.A.P. SUMMIT 2018. They are expected to gather the entire GLOBALG.A.P. member community to look back at their joint achievements, explore the future of their vision and mission of farm assurance certification, and take part in a large-scale stakeholder campaign to communicate both their and their members’ major achievements along this journey.

As mentioned, the GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT brings together professionals from all sectors of the food and food service industries:

• Retailers
• Buyers/Suppliers
• Producers
• Trade Organizations
• Research Institutions
• Government Agencies
• Consumer Groups
• Certification and Accreditation Bodies

G.A.P. stands for Good Agricultural Practice – and GLOBALG.A.P. is the worldwide standard that assures it.

They are a global organization with a crucial objective: safe, sustainable agriculture worldwide. They set voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural products around the globe–and more and more producers, suppliers and buyers are harmonizing their certification standards to match.

Their Purpose

GLOBALG.A.P. members create private sector incentives for agricultural producers worldwide to adopt safe and sustainable practices to make this world a better place to live in for our children.

Their Mission

Globally connecting farmers and brand owners in the production and marketing of safe food to provide reassurance for consumers. They lay the foundation for the protection of scarce resources by the implementation of Good Agricultural Practices with a promise for a sustainable future.

 

For more info, please send an email to: summit@globalgap.org or visit their website at: http://www.summit2018.org/

Andreas Müller

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