Category Archives: Meat

IFFA – What a show!

I don’t know what it is with these European Trade Shows, but I must tell you that I made more and better North American contacts at IFFA than any other major show in North America. Makes you wonder why that … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for @IFFA_Frankfurt 2013!

Every three years the global meat industry descents over Frankfurt, Germany. With about 60,000 attendees, IFFA Frankfurt does not compare to anything other meat industry event in the world. Because of this large audience and its global reach, vendors to … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence for meat packers and meat processors

I wrote about the new type of people we need in IT or perhaps better working with IT or with technology in last week’s blog post. I did not really write much about what these people should do and how … Continue reading

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FDA pilots on their way

After travelling on business and my first beach vacation of the year over the Easter weekend, I thought it is time to catch up with some of the regulatory progress that FSMA (the Food Safety Modernization Act) has made over … Continue reading

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Feature Definition – Product Availability for Meat Packers and Processors

About a year ago I wrote a blog post explaining the weaknesses of MRP concepts in the meat industry. They usually just don’t work. The reason for this is that commodity meat market behaves more like a the oil market, … Continue reading

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