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A Food Safety Ambassador in Africa: Golden Sugar Company’s Journey to a GFSI Award Blog 21 May 2019 Global Markets A Food Safety Ambassador in Africa: Golden Sugar Company’s Journey to a GFSI Award   According to the World Health Organization, no continent has a higher incidence of foodborne disease than Africa, where foodborne hazards sicken 127 million people and kill 91,000 annually. Luckily, GFSI has a growing body of local ambassadors who are changing food safety culture from the ground up — the winners of the Global Markets […]
“Every Little Company Can Do It”: Pâtisserie Baillon’s Stepwise Path to a Global Markets Award News Update 25 Jun 2019 Global Markets “Every Little Company Can Do It”: Pâtisserie Baillon’s Stepwise Path to a Global Markets Award   Every year, the selection committee of the GFSI Global Markets Awards, kindly sponsored by greenfence, reserves one of its four annual prizes for a small to medium-sized company located in the host country of the GFSI Conference. In 2019, that recognition went to a remarkable bakeshop: Pâtisserie Baillon, a manufacturer of cheesecakes and regional […]
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 […]
An Interview with Outgoing GFSI Board Member Neil Marshall Blog 15 Dec 2020 GFSI An Interview with Outgoing GFSI Board Member Neil Marshall   This month, Neil Marshall, Global Director of Quality & Food Safety at The Coca-Cola Company and longtime GFSI Board member, is retiring. Over the years, Neil has made enormous contributions to GFSI thanks to his commitment and leadership on the GFSI Board. His dedicated support for GFSI has always been greatly appreciated, and he […]
Press Release 18 Feb 2014 GFSI Announces New Board Chairman Vice-Chairs Cenk Gürol, Group Chief SCM Officer, Aeon CO., LTD & President, Aeon Global SCM CO., LTD, Japan takes over Chairmanship of the GFSI Board of Directors. Mike Robach, Vice President, Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill, USA and Neil Marshall, Global Director, Quality & Food Safety Strategy, Policy and Programs, The Coca-Cola Company, USA […]
Putting the C in Food Safety: Hershey’s Food Safety Culture Journey Blog 28 Nov 2016 Putting the C in Food Safety: Hershey’s Food Safety Culture Journey “At Hershey, it doesn’t matter if you work in an office or on the plant floor, we all own food safety,” Terry O’Day, Chief Supply Chain Officer.  This statement isn’t just something the leadership at The Hershey Company says, it’s something that they own and live. “At Hershey, it doesn’t matter if you work in […]
GFSI and the FAIRR Initiative Celebrate World Food Safety Day: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow News Update 08 Jun 2021 GFSI and the FAIRR Initiative Celebrate World Food Safety Day: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow GFSI and FAIRR Initiative recently held a webinar to celebrate World Food Safety Day on Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow. GFSI Senior ManagerAnne Gerardi was joined by Wai-Chan Chan, Managing Director at the The Consumer Goods Forum, Maria Montosa, ESG Analyst at FAIRR Initiative, and Suresh Mistry, Co-Founder and head of ESG for […]
Same Goal, New Path: Managing Food Safety in an International but Locally Focused Company Like Danone Blog 27 Apr 2017 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 […]
Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety Press Release 07 Nov 2016 Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is to host top industry players and key government leaders at FSMA-focused food safety briefing in Washington D.C. on Nov 15 GFSI, a marketplace FSMA, has brought the industry together around a common standard and can be leveraged to support implementation of new food compliance requirements Cargill, Wegmans, McDonald’s, […]
“We Aim to Foster an Unwavering Food Safety Culture”: How House Foods America Leverages GFSI to Ensure Continuous Improvement News Update 24 Jan 2020 Certification “We Aim to Foster an Unwavering Food Safety Culture”: How House Foods America Leverages GFSI to Ensure Continuous Improvement     House Foods America is a tofu manufacturer that has achieved GFSI-recognised certification with SQF. Recently, members of GFSI’s Japan Local Group conducted an interview with House Foods America representative Rina Yamada to discuss the company’s journey to GFSI-recognised certification and how they “aim to foster an unwavering food safety culture by allowing each […]
GFSI Global Markets Programme: The Journey of a Mexican Agribusiness Blog 08 Aug 2018 Global Markets GFSI Global Markets Programme: The Journey of a Mexican Agribusiness This blog post is the second of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Mexico, Japan, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme […]
A Productive Public-Private Partnership in Argentina: Two Years of Collaboration between GFSI and MINAGRO News Update 09 Jul 2019 GFSI Conference A Productive Public-Private Partnership in Argentina: Two Years of Collaboration between GFSI and MINAGRO Argentina is one of the agricultural powerhouses of the world, its fertile land yielding everything from soybeans to grass-fed beef. The country therefore has a special obligation to ensure a safe supply chain, both to maintain its place in the global economy and to protect the health of consumers in Argentina and beyond. GFSI is […]
How Technology Can Help Improve Your Food Safety Culture Blog 23 May 2018 How Technology Can Help Improve Your Food Safety Culture Practical tips on introducing technology to communicate, maintain and raise standards Sharing best practices was a key focus of the recent Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, Japan (5-8 March 2018). Both Land O’Lakes and McDonald’s, who were featured speakers at Diversey’ special session, stressed the need to continually work to improve existing food safety […]
FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. Press Release 16 Nov 2016 FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS   PARIS and WASHINGTON, D.C., 16 November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), powered by The Consumer Goods Forum, hosted two hundred industry and government leaders at briefings in Washington D.C. yesterday. Foremost on the agenda was the alignment between GFSI and FSMA in the marketplace. The discussions highlighted […]
How the World’s Top Food Brands Drive Food Safety Blog 30 Nov 2017 How the World’s Top Food Brands Drive Food Safety   As 2017 draws to a close, our sights are set on Tokyo for the industry’s annual rendezvous for the advancement of food safety. The past few years have seen the world’s top food brands forge a bold path towards cultivating a global culture of food safety, providing leadership and expertise across the industry. This […]
How a Ukranian Company Used GFSI to Increase Sales for Ready-to-eat Foods Video 06 Mar 2018 Global Markets How a Ukranian Company Used GFSI to Increase Sales for Ready-to-eat Foods
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