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Have You Invested Enough in Food Safety Training? Blog 10 May 2021 Sponsored Content Have You Invested Enough in Food Safety Training? /SPONSORED CONTENT/ I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2021 GFSI Conference. The Conference, held virtually for the first time, was marked by several excellent sessions that embodied the Conference’s theme this year: Rethink, Reset, and Recharge. Diversey, a Diamond Sponsor of the event, opted to focus on the reset button by hosting a […]
Food Safety: an Opportunity to Rethink, Reset and Recharge Blog 10 Apr 2021 GFSI Conference Food Safety: an Opportunity to Rethink, Reset and Recharge Around the world, an estimated 600 million people fall ill after eating contaminated food each year, and concerns over food safety have been intensified by COVID-19. Yet the food industry has responded with brilliant commitment to the challenges of the pandemic – and it was inspiring to hear so many examples of this at last […]
2021 GFSI Conference: Innovating for the Future, Learning from the Past News Update 25 Mar 2021 GFSI Conference 2021 GFSI Conference: Innovating for the Future, Learning from the Past     PARIS, 25th March 2021 — The 2021 GFSI Conference closed this afternoon after three days of productive discussion around the theme Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge. This year’s edition marked the 20th anniversary of the Global Food Safety Initiative’s premier annual event and its first time taking place online. Hosted on a purpose-built […]
2021 GFSI Conference Day 2 Roundup: Preparing for the Future of Food Safety News Update 24 Mar 2021 GFSI Conference 2021 GFSI Conference Day 2 Roundup: Preparing for the Future of Food Safety PARIS, 24th March 2021 — The second day of the virtual 2021 GFSI Conference looked towards the future of food safety with a programme that highlighted emerging entrepreneurs, the latest innovations and trends on the horizon. The many new faces on the screen pointed to one of the benefits of going virtual: The majority of […]
2021 GFSI Conference Day 1 Roundup: Global Food Safety Stakeholders Gather Online for the First Virtual GFSI Conference News Update 23 Mar 2021 GFSI Conference 2021 GFSI Conference Day 1 Roundup: Global Food Safety Stakeholders Gather Online for the First Virtual GFSI Conference PARIS, 23rd March 2021 — Today, for the 20th consecutive year, an international delegation of food industry stakeholders gathered to attend the GFSI Conference, the premier annual event of the Global Food Safety Initiative. In the two decades since its first iteration in France, the GFSI Conference has become known as one of the world’s […]
Happy Anniversary to the Global Markets Awards! Blog 17 Mar 2021 Global Markets Happy Anniversary to the Global Markets Awards! /SPONSORED CONTENT/ It has already been five years since Mitch Chait, CEO and founder of Greenfence, and GFSI created a vision for the Global Markets Awards. In this vision, the awards would not only be a means for recognition for those who successfully led their companies on the path to safer food but would also […]
4 Reasons for Retailers to Attend the 2021 GFSI Conference Blog 16 Mar 2021 GFSI 4 Reasons for Retailers to Attend the 2021 GFSI Conference GFSI owes its origins to retail: The organisation was started in 2000 by a group of retailers who came together around a shared goal of safe food for consumers everywhere. Our premier annual event, the GFSI Conference, is now attended by an international delegation of stakeholders from every sector of the food industry, and it […]
The Circle of Trust for Food Safety: GFSI’s Newly-inducted Board Co-chairs Explain News Update 14 May 2020 GFSI The Circle of Trust for Food Safety: GFSI’s Newly-inducted Board Co-chairs Explain   2020 is turning out to be a landmark year for GFSI. In addition to releasing Version 2020 of the Benchmarking Requirements and announcing the Race to the Top initiative, the organisation welcomed two new co-chairs to lead its Board of Directors: Craig Wilson of Costco Wholesale Corporation and Roy Kirby of Mondelēz International. The […]
The GFSI Conference 2020 Executive Summary is Here! News Update 26 Mar 2020 GFSI Conference The GFSI Conference 2020 Executive Summary is Here!   It’s hard to believe that a month has passed since the GFSI Conference 2020 took place in Seattle! And what a surreal month it has been. In a moment when many are working remotely and looking for ways to connect, the newly-released GFSI Conference 2020 Executive Summary is a reminder of what we can […]
GFSI 2020 Discovery Tour in Seattle – Recap Blog 19 Mar 2020 GFSI GFSI 2020 Discovery Tour in Seattle – Recap Seattle is a city where many global mega corporations started their businesses. For this year’s GFSI Conference, a Discovery Tour was planned and held in Seattle, in partnership with three famous companies. I am here to recap the Discovery Tour, which took place the day before the Conference and included visits to Costco, Amazon and […]
GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 3: A Race to the Top in Pursuit of Safe Food News Update 29 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 3: A Race to the Top in Pursuit of Safe Food   The GFSI Conference 2020 drew to a close this afternoon, after three days packed with valuable content and opportunities to connect. The 19th edition brought new features and new faces to the long-running event, in keeping with GFSI’s recent shifts in strategy and governance.   A Birthday at a Turning Point Held on the […]
GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 2: Food Safety in Our Connected World News Update 28 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 2: Food Safety in Our Connected World   The celebratory atmosphere of the GFSI Conference 2020 — held on the year of GFSI’s 20th anniversary — continued into the second day of the event, always the zenith of the week. Thursday’s schedule was packed with exciting content, including the Global Markets Awards ceremony and the first-ever edition of the GFSI pitch contest, […]
GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 1: United We Stand for Food Safety News Update 27 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 1: United We Stand for Food Safety   Over 1,000 food safety stakeholders from around the world gathered in Bellevue, Seattle today for the official opening of the 2020 GFSI Conference! While the United States has hosted more GFSI Conferences than any other country — and is home to some of the organisation’s most passionate supporters — the event has never before […]
Food Safety and Responsible Sourcing: Adapting to the New Consumer Blog 19 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference Food Safety and Responsible Sourcing: Adapting to the New Consumer GFSI turns 20 in 2020. Initially established to help address consumer concerns in the wake of numerous food safety crises, the Global Food Safety Initiative — and the food industry as a whole — has greatly evolved in the past 20 years.   How has the definition of “food safety” changed in the past 20 […]
Amazon and Tech Entrepreneurs Join Forces at the GFSI Conference Blog 13 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference Amazon and Tech Entrepreneurs Join Forces at the GFSI Conference   Here at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters, we’re all looking forward to welcoming the GFSI Conference to our home city. Seattle is the perfect place to host a global food safety rendezvous — not only do we have a great food scene, but we’ve established ourselves as a vibrant tech hub and a hotbed of disruption. […]
Important Announcement – 2020 GFSI Conference Coronavirus Notice News Update 04 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference Important Announcement – 2020 GFSI Conference Coronavirus Notice UPDATED: 18th February 2020 The safety and wellbeing of our delegates and colleagues is a top priority for The Consumer Goods Forum and the GFSI Conference 2020. We are closely monitoring the current coronavirus situation and fully understand the concerns around travelling at this time. Registrations are ongoing and are consistent with previous years. Consistent […]
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