Managing Tesco Nurture Modul

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The NURTURE Module Version 11.0 is a module which is based upon the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Standard. The following article describes how to manage the NURTURE Module in the GLOBALG.A.P. Database. This process is similar to the IFA certification. Please note that NURTURE Module is only applicable in the combination with an IFA certificate.

If a grower has no GGN yet, he has to get registered in the database. The notification and the registration procedures are identical to those for IFA. Please see the detailed description in the article Producer/producer group registration.

To upload the PCF (Primary Supplier Confirmation Form), please check the section about Checklists. Please select File Type: Other Documents for the PCF documents.

Adding Products for the Nurture Module

After the registration, please go to “Affiliation”->”Manage products” for adding the products under Nurture Module. For any further details on how to manage the products, please follow the instructions in Manage products.

Make sure that you add the products under the NURTURE Module under “Manage Products” as displayed below:


Please choose the subscope under which you will add a respective product (Flowers & Ornamentals or Fruits & Vegetables)


Afterwards you need to enter the quantities and choose the corresponding scheme in the drop-down menu under Scheme:


Now you need to enter the attributes for the product. Please click on this button Tesco4.png to enter the Attributes “Parallel production/parallel ownership” and the Attribute “Silver/Gold Status”. Go to "accept" to save the changes.



SelectTesco5.png to enter the „Countries of Destination”.

However, the attributes can be edited any time after the acceptance or the certification is finalized. To do so, just go back to “Manage products” to modify them. Please do not forget to save your changes. The silver or gold level can also be entered into the database with the help of a product upload sheet. Please check our document center to download a new updated template!


The acceptance step is identical to the IFA acceptance, please see article Accept products which describes the process in details.



After you have accepted the products, you need to enter the certification. Please consider all steps that are necessary for the certification in the article Certification and sanctions.


Please enter all requested information (Produce handling, Harvest, Auditor, Date of Audit, Valid to) and click on “Execute certifications”. A summary of your entries will appear.


If everything was entered correctly, please confirm with YES. The product status will change from “Accepted” to “Certified”.

Checklist Upload

After this is done, please upload the checklist in xls. or xlsx. format. Please go to Tesco11.png and then Tesco11a.png. Choose the NURTURE Module and the corresponding version. Enter the GGN of the client and click onTesco11b.pngand select the product for which you want to upload the document. Please note that you need to upload at least one document per product.


Afterwards select the document type you want to upload (audit report, certification document etc.).


You can upload several documents for one product. All these documents will be visible to Tesco and to the selected Primary Suppliers. After the previous step is completed, please click on Tesco13a.png and then Tesco13b.png . As soon as this is done, you will be able to see the NURTURE Module certification in the Search, as well as the uploaded documents (checklists, reports etc).


If you click on Checklists, you can download this checklist. This function will only be visible for the selected Primary suppliers and Tesco.


Please note that the results of the NURTURE Module in the search are visible only to those users who belong to the data access group Nurture Observer.

How to make a grower's checklist visible for a selected Primary Supplier

The producer will send you the o-key of a Primary supplier who is supposed to access his checklist results. Please go to Masterdata >> Producer/Producer group and search for a GGN of your client. Please click on the button Access Rights on the left of the GGN. Please tick the box near for data access group via O-key: and enter the o-key of the Primary supplier. Afterwards, please click on Search o-key/select group. Please follow the instructions in the article Producer/producer group masterdata to activate the visibility of a checklist to a Primary Supplier.