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As food safety challenges intensify worldwide, global traceability is needed more than ever. Today’s traceability systems must be interoperable and scalable, providing all stakeholders in the food supply chain with an easy way to collaborate and share information. GS1 standards provide the needed framework for global visibility of food products as they travel from grower to consumer.

As food safety challenges intensify worldwide, global traceability is needed more than ever. Today’s traceability systems must be interoperable and scalable, providing all stakeholders in the food supply chain with an easy way to collaborate and share information. GS1 standards provide the needed framework for global visibility of food products as they travel from grower to consumer.

Read more: Traceability Provides the Trusted Foundation for Global Food Safety

We sat down for an interview with Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. which promotes the sale of amber rice vinegar with traditional techniques that have lasted for 200 years. Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. promotes sales to domestic and overseas markets namely the US, and we learned about their development in acquiring a GFSI-recognised certification.

We sat down for an interview with Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. which promotes the sale of amber rice vinegar with traditional techniques that have lasted for 200 years. Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. promotes sales to domestic and overseas markets namely the US, and we learned about their development in acquiring a GFSI-recognised certification.

Read more: Sakamoto Kurozu - A 200-Year-Old Traditional Manufacturing Method Complies with FSMA

Since helping the Global Markets Awards launch in 2017, Greenfence’s sponsorship has given many smaller companies unprecedented and unparalleled access to better food safety practices, networks and research, all with the goal of a stronger and safer food industry in mind. We’re incredibly happy to be back in this position for a third year.

Since helping the Global Markets Awards launch in 2017, Greenfence’s sponsorship has given many smaller companies unprecedented and unparalleled access to better food safety practices, networks and research, all with the goal of a stronger and safer food industry in mind. We’re incredibly happy to be back in this position for a third year.

Read more: Paving the Way for Global Food Safety

The issue of food safety in developing markets is attracting increasing attention at GFSI and other organisations that concern themselves with the well-being of consumers, and for good reason — unsafe food costs low- and middle-income countries about $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. In order to reduce this colossal loss, the World Bank and collaborating partners have prepared a guide to improving food safety which will be shared in summary form at the GFSI Conference this February.

The issue of food safety in developing markets is attracting increasing attention at GFSI and other organisations that concern themselves with the well-being of consumers, and for good reason — unsafe food costs low- and middle-income countries about $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. In order to reduce this colossal loss, the World Bank and collaborating partners have prepared a guide to improving food safety which will be shared in summary form at the GFSI Conference this February.

Read more: The World Bank Publishes a Pathway to Food Safety in Developing Markets

After four years as director of GFSI, I am proud to be able to welcome the GFSI Conference to my home country for the first time during my term. From my director’s seat, I have watched GFSI grow at an unprecedented rate. We now work with more companies, governments, certification programmes than ever before, and an even larger group of stakeholders is eager to learn how they can become involved.

After four years as director of GFSI, I am proud to be able to welcome the GFSI Conference to my home country for the first time during my term. From my director’s seat, I have watched GFSI grow at an unprecedented rate. We now work with more companies, governments, certification programmes than ever before, and an even larger group of stakeholders is eager to learn how they can become involved.

Read more: Eighteen Years of Acceleration. One Decisive Moment Ahead.

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