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Set Yourself up for Success in 2022! Grab –  or Gift – an Early Bird Ticket for Barcelona News Update 16 Dec 2021 GFSI Conference Set Yourself up for Success in 2022! Grab – or Gift – an Early Bird Ticket for Barcelona It’s that special time of year – time to close out what has been another challenging year and look with optimism to the year ahead! We understand just how important it is to belong to a supportive community at times like these and we are busy shaping an event where you can connect, share and […]
GFSI Conference 2019 | Registrations Are Now Open! News Update 18 Sep 2018 GFSI GFSI Conference 2019 | Registrations Are Now Open! Emerging Challenges & the Future of Food Safety It’s that time of year again – time to plan your participation in the next GFSI Conference! Registrations have just opened to join the industry’s annual rendezvous for the advancement of food safety worldwide. Signing up now guarantees you a reduced “early bird” rate. In 2019, we are heading to Nice […]
Same Goal, New Path: Managing Food Safety in an International but Locally Focused Company Like Danone Blog 27 Apr 2017 Case Study Same Goal, New Path: Managing Food Safety in an International but Locally Focused Company Like Danone Imagine being one of the world’s top food producers focusing on health-driven “categories”: Early Life Nutrition, Medical Nutrition, Water, and Dairy… Imagine that most of your products are community-relevant, tailored to the local culture and expectations of the 130 countries they’re distributed in… Imagine that for some of your customers – babies, patients with a […]
Behind the Scenes | Creating the Next GFSI Conference News Update 17 Oct 2018 GFSI Conference Behind the Scenes | Creating the Next GFSI Conference     If you are planning to join us in Nice for the industry’s annual rendezvous to advance food safety worldwide, you may want an update about how the programme is shaping up. In fact, let’s take a moment to look at the incredible committee working behind the scenes to craft your experience at the […]
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 […]
Registrations Are Now Open for GFSI Conference 2022 News Update 02 Dec 2021 Registrations Are Now Open for GFSI Conference 2022 GFSI Conference 2022 | Barcelona | 29th-31st March 2022 We are delighted to open registrations for the 2022 GFSI Conference, taking place in Barcelona during the last week of March 2022. After a long two years of connecting virtually, we look forward to connecting in person and reuniting the global food safety community. More than […]
Registration Opens for the GFSI Conference 2020 Press Release 03 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference Registration Opens for the GFSI Conference 2020     Set to take place 25th–28th February 2020 in Seattle, USA, this 19th edition of the global event is predicted to be the most highly-attended GFSI Conference yet. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Food Safety Initiative GFSI launches new, modernised website in time for launch of registrations   SEATTLE & PARIS, […]
Blockchain for Food Safety: From Pilots to Reality Blog 22 Jan 2018 Blockchain for Food Safety: From Pilots to Reality   Blockchain is a hot topic today, and the food industry is no exception. But this technology and its implications are not always easy to understand. What exactly is blockchain, and how can it be used to improve food safety worldwide? We explore the current applications and future possibilities of this emerging technology, and consider […]
Blockchain for the Many, No Longer for the Few Blog 04 Feb 2019 Blockchain for the Many, No Longer for the Few When the boss says, “get me a blockchain strategy for food safety”, where do you start? If you’ve already started, are you finding yourself in unchartered territory? Are you having to make significant decisions that impact your team? Are you in control of the outcome? If any of this sounds familiar, let’s talk.   Blinded […]
GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan News Update 31 Jan 2020 Certification GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan GFSI Japan Local Group Communication WG (GFSI): We spoke with Takao Akita, Executive Officer of Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd., one of the largest plant factory operators in Japan, which obtained GLOBALG.A.P. for all 5 factories in Japan. Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd. (VVF): Our parent company is Restar Holdings Corporation (HQ: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) which […]
GFSI 18 Roundup Day 3 | Looking to the Future of Food Safety News Update 08 Mar 2018 GFSI Conference GFSI 18 Roundup Day 3 | Looking to the Future of Food Safety   Another successful edition of the Global Food Safety Culture drew to a close today. Most of the 1200-plus delegates are now en route to their fifty-two home countries. Whether the delegates are flying back to France or riding the shinkansen to Shizuoka, they’ll have lots of conference memories to mull over as they make […]
The Pests Posing the Biggest Threats to the Food Supply Chain Blog 18 Dec 2019 GFSI Conference The Pests Posing the Biggest Threats to the Food Supply Chain   The rapidly growing world population brings significant challenges, with the need for more food production and global trade. The World Resources Institute estimates there will be 10 billion people on earth by 2050, leaving a potential 56% food gap. These trends demand the wider movement and storage of produce – which is making pests […]
GFSI Steering Committee Studies Trust & Impact – Summary of Q3 Meeting News Update 10 Nov 2021 Governance GFSI Steering Committee Studies Trust & Impact – Summary of Q3 Meeting “Your mission is to ensure we continue to earn the trust of consumers, the industry, IGOs, NGOs and regulators. Good luck. I’m looking forward to seeing how it goes.” This was the challenge laid out for the people around the table in Paris – and those calling in from around the world – at the […]
How Does a Globally Complex Supply Chain Impact Food Safety? Blog 18 May 2021 Sponsored Content How Does a Globally Complex Supply Chain Impact Food Safety? /SPONSORED CONTENT/ At this year’s GFSI Conference, I was fortunate to lead a fireside chat with Rick Buttner, Senior Director of Supply Chain Operations for Subway’s Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC). The intent of this discussion was to help our peers consider the implications of an increasingly global and complex supply chain on food safety, and […]
People Are Eating Differently Today Blog 15 Feb 2018 People Are Eating Differently Today   We’re eating on the go. We’re ordering in. We’re demanding “fresh,” “organic,” “local,” “healthy” foods. We care how our foods are grown, processed and prepared. And we have a world of information at our fingertips informing and influencing our food choices. The restaurants, supermarkets and food processing plants that Ecolab serves recognize these trends […]
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 […]
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