Supply chain refers to the processes that take a piece of food from a producer to the consumer. It includes production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal and looks at logistics, warehouse, transport, software, machines, traceability and RFID.
Biesterfeld Petroplas is offering a £50k reward for information leading to the arrest of someone who stole its Marlex polyethylene (HDPE) packs.
Trace One, a private label and product lifecycle management (PLM) organisation, has launched T Transparency, a cloud-based platform for improving supply chain visibility across the food sector.
Three processes for recycling post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into food contact materials have been approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
A US engineer has been awarded $1m (€735,000) to complete the development of a biogas-powered milk cooler for sub-Saharan dairy farmers that lack access to refrigeration.
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The worldwide proliferation of food track-and-trace technology is expected to continue marching on to 2020 and beyond.
Rumors of the popular cheese product being in dwindling supply has caused a minor panic among US consumers.
United Fresh Produce Association has launched “Fresh Insights for Foodservice,” a quarterly report about the latest trends in fresh produce use in foodservice and restaurants.
Wal-Mart says it will take legal action against its supplier after it recalled donkey meat that contained the DNA of other animals, including fox.
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Classic Cuisine has expanded its turkey dishes incorporating festive ingredients and adding its own twist.
Public confidence will be restored thanks to the reformation of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), effective January 1, according to The Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
The University of Florida will further research to develop drought resistant peanuts – a big need for industry in light of extreme weather conditions, its lead crop physiologist says.
The horsemeat crisis has prompted new ways to ensure the authenticity of meat products, according to experts at Norwich Research Park.
The Beef Working Group, which includes McDonald’s Europe, Unilever and Vion Food Group, will meet in Paris on February, 24, to discuss principles from the SAI Platform (Sustainable Agriculture Initiative).
The Food Marketing Institute is spreading traceability technology to its 40,000 US food retailer members.
Top turkey producer Butterball reports that challenges with this year’s crop could keep fresh birds off of some Thanksgiving tables this year.
There is a ‘great opportunity’ to reduce meat and fish waste in UK households after a report showed no decline over a five year period compared to other sectors. ...
Family-owned confectionery maker Sánchez Cano, which manufactures gummi’s, marshmallows, liquorice, candy and bubble gum, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
McDonald’s is dropping Heinz as its main Ketchup supplier after working together for 40 years.
Mexicans are changing their drinking habits, says Alpla which has invested in two Sidel Matrix PET blowers for Coca-Cola Femsa.
An investigation into the horsemeat scandal today revealed the identity of suppliers of contaminated meat to ABP, which was found to have horsemeat in its burgers.
Sun Branding Solutions has acquired FoodSpecifications.com, a software tool which collects, manages and distributes product information such as specification details, nutritional data and packaging information.
Food industry professionals from all across the supply chain tell us what they did on World Food Day (WFD) yesterday.