- Doubling the Number of GRASP Assessments
Doubling the Number of GRASP Assessments
Updated statistics for 2016
In 2016 one major challenge was the date on which the new GLOBALG.A.P. Standard Version 5 became mandatory.
Nevertheless, the global number of fruit and vegetable growers under GLOBALG.A.P. Certification increased by 9.5 % to 168,060.
The number of growers adopting GRASP (GLOBALG.A.P. Risk Assessment for Social Practices) increased by 116 %, thus more than doubling.
That means that six months before the deadline that a number of major retail buyers set for the farms supplying them for conducting the social risk assessment, nearly 30,000 farms, i.e. 17 % of all GLOBALG.A.P. growers, already have a GRASP assessment. (Source: http://www.globalgap.org)