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GLOBALG.A.P. - Putting Food Safety and Sustainability on the Map

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

We're a global organization with a crucial objective: safe, sustainable agriculture worldwide. We 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.

Our 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.

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

www.globalgap.org

 


Hotel de Region des Pays de la Loire, Nantes (FR)


Muscadet Vins de Nantes (FR)

The Loire Valley is the heart of France, famous for its natural beauty magnificent chateaux and great wine. As a testament to all the regions contributes to French and global culture, the Loire Valley (between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes-sur-Loire) was added to UNESCO' World Heritage list in 2000.

The Loire Valley contains several distinct wine regions, each with its own characteristics grapes, appellations and styles.

The Pays Nantais, on the Atlantic coast, near the city of Nantes has been producing wine since the Roman era. The region is known for Muscadet: a crisp white wine from the Melon de Bourgogne grape.

Vins de Nantes in figures:

  • 500 winegrowers
  • 2 cooperatives
  • 1 grape-variety unique in the world: Melon de Bourgogne
  • 6 AOC & 10 local denominations 
  • 99% of AOC white wines
  • 9000 hectares of vineyards planted in AOC terroir
  • 50 millions bottles and 400 000 hectolitres of production
  • 90 importing countries
  • Muscadet = 1st AOC of Loire Valley Wines (in termes of volume)

 www.vinsvaldeloire.fr

 


Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port (FR)


Portugal Fresh (PT)

Association for the promotion of fruits, vegetables and flowers of Portugal

Goals
To promote, at a national and international level, Portuguese fruit, vegetables and flowers.

Context
A company association that represents more than 100 companies (companies and producer organisations), through the promotion and selling of high quality fruit, vegetables and flowers; hereby integrating more than 3000 farmers.

Activity
Since December 2010, Portugal Fresh has been active within the main markets and events of Europe and Africa (Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Fruit Attraction in Madrid, SIAM in Morocco, Novisad in Serbia, Fresh Fruit in Denmark, Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong). The association organized trade missions from and to Sweden, Norway, Germany and Spain.

Portuguese product's freshness, tastiness and authenticity are now materialized in a concept that aims to represent Portugal in valorisation and cooperation perspectives, both thought to position this sector as one of the most important ones the Portuguese economy.

The association's ambition is to state itself as the Portugal "Umbrella Brand", getting a more and more important role in the international context and making our members grow.

www.portugalfresh.org

 

 


SIVAL - Plant production trade show (FR)

A comprehensive and impressive offering with 620 exhibitors and 22,800 professional visitors annually in Angers, SIVAL is the only trade show in France to present a comprehensive and impressive offering of equipment and services for all plant productions: viticulture, oenology, horticulture, arboriculture, vegetable crops, seeds, medicinal and aromatic plants, cider, mushrooms and tobacco.

SIVAL is an impressive professional showcase featuring:

  • leading agricultural machinery manufacturers
  • a complete multi-sector offering: Tillage, phytopharmaceutical products, packaging, and more
  • an offering that addresses the agricultural issues of tomorrow: laboratories biocontrol, waste and effluent management and recycling, organic products etc.
  • an unbeatable offering in France for Fruit and Vegetables: SIVAL boasts the largest representation of seed companies, seeding suppliers and nurseries
  • a diverse and impressive offering for viticulture
  • a unique offering for cider production and medicinal and aromatic plants

www.sival-angers.com


Sols Mesures (FR)

Since 1994, Sols Mesures has been developing global technical solutions for the geotechnics labs and the automated management of natural resources, farm inputs and energy systems in research, agro-industrial and modern agriculture sectors. Our professional solutions use a wide selection of high quality, reliable and efficient equipments. The expert engineers and technicians adapt the scientific instruments to make them suitable to the most complex applications and customize their services to meet the costumers' needs. Therefore, accuracy, resolution and fast results are adjusted according to the environmental restrictions and requirements of the testings.

Alexis Averlan, the president of SAS Sols Mesures, motivated by "just innovation", led the company towards the changes:

  • widening of the range
  • export
  • improvement of the productive tool...

Sols Mesures innovates in the distribution of materials and measuring equipment. Our proposals are no longer based on the simple understanding of isolated needs. Our engineers propose a systemic approach of the problems of a market. It is a multidisciplinary team of engineers, technicians and administrators who work to describe and document them, before proposing global solutions.

In-depth and exhaustive knowledge of the customer base requires a culture of service. The global approach of a customer's need is then checked at each stage according to an inverted pyramid logic:

  1. Analysis of product design and maintenance methods
  2. consulting and product training
  3. distribution of the product having the characteristics likely to satisfy the customer

www.sols-mesures.com