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Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships Blog 13 Dec 2017 Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national […]
GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems News Update 10 May 2022 Governance GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems Trust is undisputedly a fundamental ingredient in the recipe for food safety progress, so it comes as no surprise that it held such a prominent place at the recent GFSI Conference. The topic of trust was the guest of honour, referenced throughout the conference week in nearly every plenary speech, every breakout session and every […]
Food Safety Capacity Building and Africa’s Food System Building the Foundation for Success Blog 10 Oct 2017 Food Safety Capacity Building and Africa’s Food System Building the Foundation for Success   Africa is well-known for the tremendous economic and social challenges faced by its people, but also for its great economic and human potential. The challenges, opportunities and dynamism that characterize the continent today are especially evident in Africa’s food system. Millions still struggle for subsistence on a few staple food commodities, especially in Africa’s […]
GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building Press Release 15 Jun 2016 Public-private Partnership GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building CAPETOWN, 15 June 2016 – Today amidst a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to a large-scale partnership for food […]
GFSI and UNIDO Move Forward on a Strategic Cooperation for Far-Reaching Food Safety Capacity Building Press Release 01 Mar 2016 Global Markets GFSI and UNIDO Move Forward on a Strategic Cooperation for Far-Reaching Food Safety Capacity Building BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – In an exciting move for the food industry, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) are expanding a long-term collaboration into a formal strategic partnership for large-scale capacity building programmes.   Building a fitting partnership UNIDO is giving full attention to food safety as […]
GFSI and UNIDO Unite in a New Commitment to Boost Development and Scale Up Food Safety Capacity Building Press Release 03 Nov 2015 Global Markets GFSI and UNIDO Unite in a New Commitment to Boost Development and Scale Up Food Safety Capacity Building BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today made a joint declaration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to collaborate on a far-reaching initiative for food safety capacity building in China and at a global level. This announcement came as part of the opening ceremony of the 4th annual GFSI […]
GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building Press Release 31 Oct 2017 Global Markets GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building PARIS, 31st October 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged GFSI’s Global Markets Programme in an exemplary way on their journey towards a world-class food safety system. […]
Stakeholder Consultation – Strategic Review of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme News Update 05 Feb 2021 Global Markets Stakeholder Consultation – Strategic Review of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme GFSI is launching a consultation for the strategic review of the Global Markets Programme. We encourage all interested stakeholders to participate in shaping the future of GFSI’s food safety capability building programme. Since its launch in 2008, the Global Markets Programme (GMaP) has been adopted worldwide as a tool to support small and less developed […]
How the GFSI Conference Impacted Nestlé’s Approach to Food Safety Blog 06 Dec 2018 Global Markets How the GFSI Conference Impacted Nestlé’s Approach to Food Safety When Nestlé first became fully engaged with GFSI in 2012, I was its freshly-appointed Global Head of Quality Management, eager to learn and gather insights into how other companies manage food safety. My first GFSI conference exposed me not only to the creativity and technological innovations I anticipated, but also to the inclusive, open-source spirit […]
Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review News Update 20 Jan 2022 Global Markets Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review It is becoming increasingly clear that local and well-informed food systems are critical in driving progress against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to the overall food security of future generations. Yet there is a lack of coordinated global support for businesses to build food safety capabilities, meet customer and regulatory requirements and supply safe […]
Investing in Food Safety for Tomorrow’s Safe Food Supply News Update 03 Oct 2018 GFSI Conference Investing in Food Safety for Tomorrow’s Safe Food Supply True – the 2019 overarching focus on emerging challenges in food safety can be daunting at first glance, but don’t despair! As it turns out, the GFSI Conference is also the perfect place to celebrate food safety successes and share best practice! For a prime example, look no further than the GFSI Awards, made possible by greenfence, which have […]
How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building Blog 08 Feb 2018 Global Markets How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building   Mexico is one of the most interesting countries in the world with regard to food. However, we face a number of challenges when it comes to food safety. The continued work of the GFSI Mexico Local Group is tackling these challenges across a number of different projects in pursuit of the GFSI vision of safe […]
GFSI Global Markets Fact Sheet – Spanish Publication 11 Jan 2019 Global Markets GFSI Global Markets Fact Sheet – Spanish
Golden Sugar’s Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme Blog 06 Sep 2019 Global Markets Golden Sugar’s Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme Global Markets Awards winners operate like international food safety ambassadors, propagating their knowledge and know-how throughout their companies, their countries and beyond. Today’s featured ambassador, Veronica Kalu-Ufe of Golden Sugar Company Ltd. in Nigeria, led her company to the 2019 award for the African Region by placing an emphasis on food safety culture at every […]
Small Suppliers in Eastern Europe Take Advantage GFSI Global Markets Approach to Improve Food Safety and Market Access Blog 31 Aug 2015 Global Markets Small Suppliers in Eastern Europe Take Advantage GFSI Global Markets Approach to Improve Food Safety and Market Access A GFSI Global Markets project of Metro Group and ISACert involving over 450 suppliers from Bulgaria and Serbia has proven that there are efficient ways for boosting supplier compliance in food safety on a large scale. The project is a real success story… A GFSI Global Markets project of Metro Group and ISACert involving over […]
GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 Blog 03 Nov 2021 Global Markets GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 As our food network becomes more globalised and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. Working for GFSI for the past six years has reinforced my strong belief that national and international public partners cannot build a safer and more […]
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