Global Gap (Good Agricultural Practices) is an international standard that summarizes the basic requirements of “the good practices of agricultural manufacturing” and addresses to producers of fresh and unprocessed alimonies of vegetable and animal origin; so it involves above all farmers and fish farmers. The standard was established in 1997 under the name of EurepGap at the initiative of the distributor members of EUREP (Euro-Retailer Produce Working Group). From the September 2007, the standard changed its name and became GlobalGap, to underline its growing internationality. It is based on key principles of: food safety, environmental protection, health and safety at work, and animal welfare.
Through the GlobalGap Certification, enterprises can demonstrate to customers and Distribution that their product meets the safety and quality requirements and that it has been cultivated according to sustainable practices.

The new GRASP module, it's a standard for inspections of good social practices. It complements what is already present in the GlobalG.A.P. IFA about the health and safety of workers, focusing on the evaluation of basic indicators on potential social risks at the level of companies engaged in agriculture.

IFS (The International Food Standard) is essentially a unified control system of quality and safety systems, applied to all levels of production in which food is processed (food companies or companies that package food products in bulk). The IFS Food applies in particular for the processing and making, the treatment of loose products, the activities carried out during the first packaging.