Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of September 16-29, McKinsey identified 5 trends grocery retailers should focus on through the rest of 2023, demand for better meat packaging increased, and Wakefern launched a new solution to live track delivery of groceries.
By now you should’ve learned how the rule applies to your organization, created your traceability plan, and identified your method for capturing, storing, and sharing KDEs. Now it’s time to act and DO all the work you set out to do.
Maintaining quality can be challenging for discount retailers that have limited in-house expertise in selling produce, particularly at the distribution center and store levels. This is important because consumer surveys show that shoppers consider price, appearance, and quality when purchasing fresh produce.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the next frontier in our work to ensure that consumers are getting the highest quality fresh products in grocery stores and restaurants. But AI, and specifically the machine learning (ML) trained on big data, will increasingly play an important role in food quality management.
Andy Kennedy of New Era Partners, and co-writer of FSMA Rule 204, designed a timeline outlining the path to compliance. He recommends first LEARNING about FSMA 204 before you act and implement any new processes or systems, then PLANNING your path to compliance.
Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of September 1-15, research identified how AI can benefit the food packing industry and food waste reduction, and the impact of foodservice distributors in the U.S. economy was analyzed.
Organizations covered by FDA’s Food Traceability Rule often ask two questions: How much will it cost us to comply with the rule? And: Is it worth the risk to not comply?
With just over two years until the FDA Food Traceability Rule enforcement date, it’s crucial to start preparing now. Andy Kennedy, Principal Traceability Advisor at New Era Partners and co-writer of FSMA 204, designed a timeline outlining the path to compliance. Andy recommends learning about the rule before you act and implement any new processes or systems.
Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of August 15 –31, IFPA announced the slate of board members for 2024, and new research by McKenzie and Deloitte identified priorities for consumers and trends that will shape the grocery retail industry.
Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of August 1 – 15, seafood and organic produce sales in grocery stores continued to grow, new research identified that consumers shop around different grocery stores to find the best prices.