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Alfa Argentina shares the learnings of their food safety journey, before and after winning a 2019 Global Markets Award. Javier Torres tells us about the obstacles met and how the Global Markets Programme helped to overcome them. One of those obstacles? A fear that following structured procedures might impede cherished creativity.

Alfa Argentina shares the learnings of their food safety journey, before and after winning a 2019 Global Markets Award. Javier Torres tells us about the obstacles met and how the Global Markets Programme helped to overcome them. One of those obstacles? A fear that following structured procedures might impede cherished creativity.

Read more: Procedures versus Creativity? Rethinking Paradigms with GFSI Global Markets

The recipients of the first-ever GFSI Global Markets Award, sponsored by greenfence, are back to give readers an update on their journey, what they've been up to since winning the award and where they are now. From his perspective as part of the GFSI Awards family, Gayan encourages others to take a leap and apply for the 2020 edition of the Awards.

The recipients of the first-ever GFSI Global Markets Award, sponsored by greenfence, are back to give readers an update on their journey, what they've been up to since winning the award and where they are now. From his perspective as part of the GFSI Awards family, Gayan encourages others to take a leap and apply for the 2020 edition of the Awards.

Read more: Champion Petfoods Food Safety System - A Journey, not a Destination

In developing countries, establishing a strong food value chain (FVC) — from production to processing, distribution to consumption — contributes significantly to the growth of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the food industry. Recognising this importance, Saraya Co., Ltd. cooperated on a subsidised project with Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to develop African markets through the region’s food value chain.

In developing countries, establishing a strong food value chain (FVC) — from production to processing, distribution to consumption — contributes significantly to the growth of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the food industry. Recognising this importance, Saraya Co., Ltd. cooperated on a subsidised project with Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to develop African markets through the region’s food value chain.

Read more: Saraya Co., Ltd. – Passing on Japan's Food Value Chain Know-how to Africa

In this blog post, guest contributor Martha Byanyima of COMESA offers her thoughts on the potential outcomes of AfCFTA and its relevance for the food industry. Inspired by her participation at the G2B meeting in Nice, she has embarked on a mission to build food safety capacity in the region from the ground up. Read her post to see how GFSI is helping African companies to adapt to their increasingly interconnected supply chain.

In this blog post, guest contributor Martha Byanyima of COMESA offers her thoughts on the potential outcomes of AfCFTA and its relevance for the food industry. Inspired by her participation at the G2B meeting in Nice, she has embarked on a mission to build food safety capacity in the region from the ground up. Read her post to see how GFSI is helping African companies to adapt to their increasingly interconnected supply chain.

Read more: Why Food Safety Is High Priority for Africa

At the end of October 2018, GFSI recognised the certification programme “JFS-C (EIV sector)” from Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM). We asked Mr. Tokuji Nishitani, President, Mr. Tetsuro Ohba, Secretary General, Senior Director of Technical Affairs and Mr. Masakazu Nakatani, Senior Director of Strategic Promotion, about the process for recognition, the plans for future activities and ambitions.

SAt the end of October 2018, GFSI recognised the certification programme “JFS-C (EIV sector)” from Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM). We asked Mr. Tokuji Nishitani, President, Mr. Tetsuro Ohba, Secretary General, Senior Director of Technical Affairs and Mr. Masakazu Nakatani, Senior Director of Strategic Promotion, about the process for recognition, the plans for future activities and ambitions.

Read more: Aiming for Borderless Food Safety: A Step-Up Food Safety Management System from Japan

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