Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of March 16 – 31, online grocery shopping remained a strong sales channel, the top trusted retailers in the country were named by Newsweek, Walmart recognized its suppliers for their hard work, and major industry associations are looking to strengthen current traceability efforts in the industry.
You know your suppliers play a major role in the quality of your fresh produce, but how can you validate that you’re working with the right suppliers to accomplish your goals? This is where good supplier quality management can help. Here are 5 key strategies that grocery retailers can use to manage supplier quality.
When was the last time you evaluated your environmental monitoring procedures, routine sampling sites, or corrective actions? Could your program be updated to account for new equipment or processes in your facility? Here are five best practices to implement for your EMP.
Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of March 1 – 15, major retailers continued with their expansion plans by announcing the transformation and creation of distribution centers. FMI released their ‘Power of Produce’ report, The National Grocers Association announced its 2022 board members, and sustainability remained top of mind for grocers and consumers.
The iFoodDecisionSciences government affairs team recently completed an intensive two-day listening tour in the Salinas Valley of California. The purpose of the visit was to hear directly from the people who power the American food supply chain as Congress begins preparation for a reauthorization of federal agricultural policy, set to begin in 2023.