When it comes to retail,
G.A.P. means business.

WHY ANIMAL WELFARE?

63%

OF CONSUMERS LOOK FOR LABELS THAT CALL OUT HOW THE ANIMAL WAS RAISED WHEN PURCHASING MEAT

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

46%

OF AMERICANS SAY THAT CLAIMS ON FOOD PRODUCTS HAVE A DIRECT INFLUENCE ON THEIR PURCHASE DECISION

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

93%

OF CONSUMERS SAY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR BRANDS AND MANUFACTURERS TO PROVIDE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT’S IN FOOD AND HOW IT’S MADE

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

G.A.P.'s Labeled Product Authorization Program

If you’re looking to use G.A.P. certified meat or eggs as an ingredient in your product, join our Labeled Product Authorization (LPA) Program today.

By displaying the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on your product, you immediately communicate a deeper transparency to the consumer, showing that you are committed to more humane animal welfare and production systems, as well as higher quality ingredients. Becoming an LPA partner can also open new doors for markets looking to carry animal welfare certified and labeled products. Email us at LPA@globalanimalpartnership.org or apply now.

Get LPA Certified
For Brands & Retailers

Interested in being a G.A.P. Partner?

Our business team doesn’t just work with products and brands, we also partner with manufacturers, retailers, and foodservice to supply and promote G.A.P. certified products.

G.A.P. Partner Businesses: Foodservice

FOODSERVICE
Looking to use G.A.P. certified in your restaurant or commissary? We can help connect you with suppliers.

G.A.P. Partner Businesses: Manufacturer

MANUFACTURERS
Looking to connect your supply across more markets? We can help connect you.

G.A.P. Partner Businesses: Retailers

RETAILERS
Looking to carry more animal welfare certified products? We can help.

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Why Choose G.A.P.?

Why G.A.P.?

Why G.A.P.? Industry ExperienceWhy G.A.P.? Industry Experience

Industry Experience

The G.A.P. Business team boasts over two decades of experience in the meat industry. We are able to connect brands with supply and actively participate in your success.

Why G.A.P.? Competitive AdvantageWhy G.A.P.? Competitive Advantage

Competitive Advantage

G.A.P.’s Animal Welfare Certified label differentiates your product from your competition. Consumers care about food transparency.

Why G.A.P.? Supply Chain SupportWhy G.A.P.? Supply Chain Support

Supply Chain Support

Our team of meat industry experts have the know-how to connect manufacturers, and bring value to the entire supply chain from farm to fork.

Why G.A.P.? Risk ManagementWhy G.A.P.? Risk Management

Risk Management

We audit every farm, every 15 months – not a sample of farms like other animal welfare labeling programs. This level of detail is critical to our program and to your brand.

STEPS TO GETTING YOUR PRODUCT G.A.P. CERTIFIED

G.A.P. uses independent, third-party certifiers to audit our comprehensive standards and assign the appropriate animal welfare rating. Here are the 5 steps to getting your product G.A.P. certified:

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 1

G.A.P. APPLICATION SUBMITTED

IDENTIFY PRODUCT SUPPLY NEEDS WITH G.A.P. TEAM

REVIEW & PREPARE FOR CHAIN OF CUSTODY/LABELING REQUIREMENTS

RECEIVE USDA-FSIS APPROVAL & SEND TO G.A.P.

PROMOTE YOUR CERTIFICATION

The Label Consumers Can Trust

Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 1
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 2
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 3
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 4
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 5
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 5+

G.A.P.’s Animal Welfare Certified program allows you to differentiate your product from competitors and detail to consumers the environment in which the animal was raised. We audit ALL farms, not just a sample, to ensure they are meeting our comprehensive standards.

WHAT’S HOLDING YOU BACK?

Fear of the Unknown

Fear of the
unknown?

Cost Concerns

Cost
concerns?

Access to Supply

Access to
supply?

Bring us your challenge. We are problem solvers.
We will help you grow your business and your brand.

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Have you taken a minute to enter G.A.P.'s Spring Giveaway yet? Today is your LAST DAY! Get your entries submitted and tell a friend because this is your last chance to enter. The giveaway ends at midnight tonight and we will announce 3 lucky winners tomorrow!
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The G.A.P. Spring Giveaway ends tomorrow night! Time to get your entries in! Today's featured partner is @applegate. You could win 10 packs of their delicious genoa salami, plus some awesome Applegate swag! Learn more and enter here>>>>>

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Happy Sunday! Wouldn't it be amazing to stock up your fridge and freezer with delicious, high-quality, G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified lamb for FREE? Enter to win G.A.P.'s Giveaway today! We've teamed up with Atkins Ranch a valuable partner who has been G.A.P. Certified since we launched our standards in 2008! They will be providing ground lamb and lamb chops to our 1st and 2nd prize winners. Don't delay - enter today!

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Today's featured prize comes from @feltmansconeyisland! You could win a high-value prize pack of G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified hot dogs and Feltman's swag! Your grill will thank you this summer -- and so will your taste buds!

So, don't delay - enter to win today!
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Top 3 reasons to enter G.A.P.'s Spring Giveaway today:
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We're proud to partner with @CampfireTreats for our Spring Giveaway! All of Campfire's chicken and turkey treats are G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified as well as their Beef Liver treats. 🐶Campfire has graciously donated gift cards for all 3 prize packs: $100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, and $25 for 3rd, good to use toward these delicious treats on their website. Enter today! Contest ends 5/17. GOOD LUCK!

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G.A.P. is proud to partner with @RangeMe, an online platform that helps suppliers and retail buyers discover and purchase innovative, emerging products. RangeMe works with more than 200,000 product suppliers and manufacturers, as well as 15,000 retail buyers worldwide from large national chains to smaller independents. Brands with G.A.P. Certification can showcase their products on their RangeMe profile, take advantage of any exclusive retailer submission opportunities, and appear in select buyer searches. There's a specific search criteria for G.A.P.! As consumers demand more animal welfare options and retailers seek brands with our Animal Welfare Certified label, RangeMe is a great way for brands to showcase their G.A.P. Certification and for retailers to carry them. Learn more by reading our recent blog:
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Cinco de Mayo is 2 days away... how about making it "Empanada Thursday"? Check out this delicious recipe for Cheesy Beef Empanadas - made with G.A.P. Certified ground beef, of course. Don't feel like making the dough? Goya makes empanada dough available in most many grocery chains. Enjoy!

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It's National Animal Advocacy Day, a day originally established by the @ASPCA to help bring awareness to issues impacting animals on our planet. There are many ways you can help - from fostering or adopting shelter pets, to advocating for laws helping farm animals. Without your help, change is not possible. Tell a friend, look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label when you shop, and donate to our organization. As always, we appreciate your support. #NationalAnimalAdvocacyDay #MakeanImpact #MakeitGAP #farmanimalwelfare #farmanimaladvocacy #AnimalWelfareCertified

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G.A.P. Brands & Retailers

3 Little Pigs

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3 / Pork, Step 3

3 Little Pigs, LLC

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken, Pork

365 by Whole Foods Market

Retailers: Beef, Chicken, Pork, Turkey

365 Everyday Value

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2 & 3 / Pork, Step 1

Allen Harim

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Americhicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2

Applegate Farms

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1 & 3 / Chicken, Step 2 & 3 / Turkey, Step 1 / Beef, Step 4

Atkins Ranch

Products & Brands:
Lamb, Step 4

Atkins Ranch

Manufacturing & Processors:
Lamb

Bay Valley Foods Inc.

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Bell & Evans

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2

Bell & Evans

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Best Dressed Chicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Bilinski’s Sausage Mfg Co

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Cafe Spice

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2

Campfire Treats

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4 / Chicken, Step 3 / Turkey, Step 1, 2

Canidae

Products & Brands
Chicken, Step 2

Capra Foods

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 5

Charcutnuvo

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 1 / Pork, Step 1

Compass Group USA

Foodservice: Chicken

Continental Sausage

Manufacturing & Processors:
Beef, Pork

Country Natural Beef

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4

DeBoer’s

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Products & Brands:
Turkey, Step 3

Earth Animal

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2 / Turkey, Step 1

Egganic

Products & Brands: Laying Hens, Step 3

Emmaus Foods, LLC

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

EVOL

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 1; Chicken, Step 2; Pork, Step 1

Feltman’s of Coney Island

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 1

Filet of Chicken

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Force of Nature

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4

Fork in the Road Foods

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2 / Pork, Step 1

FreeBird Chicken

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Freshpet

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2 / Turkey, Step 1

Goodnight Brothers Country Ham

Manufacturing & Processors:
Pork

Gourmet Foods, Inc.

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken, Pork

Happy N Healthy Pet Products

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 4 / Beef, Step 1 & 4

Happy N’ Healthy Pet Products

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken, Beef

Innovative Foods

Manufacturing & Processors:
Pork

Isernio’s Sausage Company

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken, Pork

JD Farms Specialty Turkey

Products & Brands:
Turkey, Step 1

Joyce Farms

Manufacturers & Processors:
Chicken Step 4, Poussin Step 2, Beef Step 4

Joyce Farms

Products & Brands:
Chicken Step 4, Poussin Step 2, Beef Step 4

La Quercia

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 4

LaBelle Patrimoine

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Llano Seco Rancho

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 2

Maid-Rite Specialty Foods, LLC

Manufacturing & Processors:
Beef

Mary’s Chicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3 & 5

Mary’s Turkey

Products & Brands:
Turkey, Step 3 & 5

Meyer Natural Angus

Manufacturing & Processors:
Beef

Miller Poultry

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Mosner Family Brands

Manufacturing & Processors:
Beef, Lamb, Pork

Naked Truth

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2

Nature’s Rancher

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 1 / Chicken, Step 2

Norpel

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken, Step 2

Nuggets Healthy Eats

Pet Food Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2

Olli Salumeria

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1 & 3

Open Farm Pet

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4 / Lamb, Step 4

Open Prairie

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 1

Original Brat Hans

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2 & 3

Panorama Meats

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4

Patagonian Grass-Fed

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pederson’s Natural Farms, Inc.

Manufacturing & Processors:
Pork

Perdue Farms

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Pine Manor

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2

Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Inc.

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Ranger – The Free Range Chicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Reunion Foods

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1

Rocky Free Range Chicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Rosie Organic Chicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Rossdown Natural Foods

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 1 & 3 / Turkey, Step 1 & 2

Roxy – The Organic Chicken

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 3

Seemore Meats & Veggies

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1; Chicken, Step 2

Tarantino Meat Co

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken, Pork

Tender & True Pet Nutrition

Products & Brands:
Chicken, Step 2 / Chicken, Step 3 Organic / Turkey, Step 1 / Pork, Step 1 / Lamb, Step 4

Thompson Farms

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 4

Thrive Market

Retailers: Beef, Chicken, Pork, Turkey

TruBeef Organic

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4

Villari Brothers

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1

Wayne Farms

Manufacturing & Processors:
Chicken

Wellshire Farms

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4 / Pork, Step 1 & 4

Wellshire Farms

Manufacturers & Processors:
Chicken, Beef, Pork

Western Grassfed Beef

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4

Whole Foods Market

Retailers: Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Pork, Turkey

Wild Patagonian

Products & Brands:
Beef, Step 4

Yorkshire Valley Farms Ltd.

Products & Brands:
Turkey, Step 2