Recent trends caused mostly by the COVID-19 pandemic have put the squeeze on food processors and the supply chain to get food where it needs to go. Now as some states and cities are “opening up,” restaurants and other food service establishments are beginning to see their business increasing, which will mean a gradual shift in the supply chain—something that most processors and logistics providers will be able to handle, compared to a year ago when supply chains broke everywhere.
When Inter-County Bakery Supply, a family-owned bakery supply distributor in Deer Park, N.Y., needed to modernize its process and automate its capabilities, they decided an ERP solution from VAI that would offer the most bang for their buck.
The e-commerce revolution has not only changed the rules for consumer packaged goods companies, it has created a whole new game in which the new coronavirus has only cemented the need for brands to adapt.
Spawned by a seemingly unending parade of produce recalls over the last few years, the FDA proposed a new FSMA food traceability rule that demands electronic traceability from farm-to-retail for several food types prone to bacterial contamination.
In 2019, the World Food Programme (WPF), a United Nations humanitarian organization, distributed food to very needy people in Uganda. In March 2019, a major food-poisoning incident occurred in one region of the country, followed by a second outbreak, which occurred in a refugee camp in a completely different area in Uganda. In the first outbreak five people died and hundreds were hospitalized.
Kezzler, a global provider of supply chain traceability and serialization technology, has signed a master service agreement (MSA) with Bayer to provide track and trace capabilities for seed origins. Bayer—a life sciences company with more than 150 years experience in healthcare and agriculture—and Kezzler have had an existing working relationship for the last four years.
On Demand How can companies overcome these hurdles, manage the volatility, and ensure a competitive advantage moving forward? Join this panel discussion featuring a global producer of natural spice and herb flavor extracts to hear how they’ve been able to combat the changing environment over the past year and quickly deliver on a surge in demand from a key customer.
On Demand A new technology offers dairy producers long life products with the same nutritional values that consumers desire. Millisecond Technology (MST) offers 45+ days date codes with 10+ days after opening, all within normal HTST processing parameters.