Sustainable growth is proving to be a key concern for all players in the food supply chain, with a report this week from Danisco on its waste and energy saving initiatives and a US dairy industry-wide action plan on carbon emissions.
Europe's vast food industry calls for an end to 'uncertainty' over
non EU-approved GM traces in foodstuffs, warning that new risks on
the horizon could bring massive costs to the European supply
Inefficiency in the UK cereals supply chain is costing the industry
almost £1 million (€1.47m) a week and cereal manufacturers are
partly to blame, according to a new report from the Centaur Grain
Being lean and mean in the food and drink manufacturing sector
might pay off in terms of profits, but the practice has left the
supply chain vulnerable to a crisis, according to a UK government
Consumers in Britain will be forced to buy lower quality and less
safe foods if supermarkets continue squeezing the supply chain as
they do now, the National Farmers' Union has told a Competition
Findus Sweden has gone live this month with Intentia's Movex supply
chain solution. The technology has been integrated with a number of
other systems, such as SAP and a mainframe system, to provide the
manufacturer with complete...
End-to-end traceability is like the table stakes in a poker game -
if you don't have it, you won't stay in the game, argues an
industry expert. This new way of thinking could have a significant
impact on food production,...