It is crucial we have a global set of standards across the food and beverage industry to support the rise of the digital era which is all about quality data and accuracy of information.
In summer 2017, 15 EU states, Switzerland and Hong Kong were affected by the Fipronil contamination scandal. The scandal originated in the Netherlands but had global effects. Around ten million tainted eggs were imported into Germany, with not only eggs themselves being contaminated, but also egg products such as sandwich fillers. Here, Shan Zhan, Global … Continue reading What eggs can teach us about traceability
The 11-member version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership looks set to result in gains for beef-exporting countries Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and Canada.
New advocacy group, the Australian Food Cold Chain Council, aims to address food wastage by showing food producers, logistics operators, supermarkets and consumers the cost of inaction.
Award-winning Australian international logistics company and freight forwarder, VISA Global Logistics, is joining inaugural supply chain event, MEGATRANS2018, to showcase its service offerings.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), alongside Planet Ark and PREP Design, have launched a nation-wide labelling scheme that will help consumers better understand how to recycle products effectively. Leading organisations including Australia Post, Blackmores, Nestlé, Officeworks, Unilever and Woolworthshave already pledged their commitment to using the label and as such are actively working towards reducing the amount … Continue reading APCO, Planet Ark labelling scheme to combat waste
Researchers have provided the most detailed map of routes and costings across Australia’s entire agricultural supply chain, potentially saving the industry millions of dollars annually.
Though food supply chains are sometimes complex, if we are to keep on top of issues like fraud and food safety, it is important that we know where our food comes from. Blockchain technology can help us do this.
GS1, the global business communications standards organisation recently announced a collaboration with IBM and Microsoft to leverage GS1 standards in their enterprise blockchain applications for supply chain clients. GS1’s global standards for identification and structured data enable blockchain network users to scale enterprise adoption and maintain a single, shared version of the truth about supply … Continue reading GS1, IBM and Microsoft collaborate to leverage GS1 standards in enterprise blockchain applications
Now in its 6th year, close to 900 people registered to attend the event across two weeks from Tuesday 5th September through to Thursday 14th September 2017 in both Melbourne and Sydney.
The southern Australian dairy industry is in the midst of a ‘supply chain revolution’, with unprecedented change to the way milk is procured, priced and processed, according to Rabobank.
Stibo Systems, a global leader in Business-first Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, recently announced that its STEP Trailblazer product has been officially certified by GS1 Australia for suppliers and brand owners to successfully load and maintain the National Product Catalogue in order to provide item and price synchronisation to trading partners. STEP Trailblazer is a GS1 … Continue reading Stibo Systems software certified by GS1
Producers now have a cutting-edge electronic platform for the transfer of national livestock declarations at their finger-tips.
The Food & Beverage Day at the GS1 Supply Chain Week takes place in Sydney on Tuesday 5 September and in Melbourne on Tuesday 12 September.
Food is perhaps the most challenging export for any country, as it necessitates precise delivery timings, strict customs compliance and sophisticated and reliable technology to maintain freshness and prevent contamination.
Bulla will adopt Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling changes early, including voluntarily adopting them on ice cream products.
Signs the international community are moving away from their commitment to globalisation has been reinforced with the release of the latest CIPS Risk Index.
Growing calls for transparency throughout the supply chain are taking clean & clear label to a new and supreme level.
The meat works commissioned Omron to install a vision inspection system that would minimize the risk of sending out any non-compliant products.
A strategic partnership between Result Group and IDlocate brings together the printing expertise of Result and IDlocate’s consumer-facing authentication platform.