Tag Archives: produce

Optimization in the meat industry

I ran across an interesting article in the National Provisioner about Optimization. While the article has a lot of truth to it, it is in a lot of ways incorrect and misleading. It starts already with the definition of Optimization … Continue reading

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Overview of barcodes in the Food Industry for dummies

A lot of companies approached me over the past few weeks about challenges they had with barcodes. While I wrote already a few items on the topic, I thought to write a general overview for people with the necessary resources … Continue reading

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Does plant traceability really help?

Being German, I am following the news coming from Germany about the E. coli outbreak that killed by now more than 15 people and have thousands sickened. It is for me a déjà vu, remembering the tomato scare we had … Continue reading

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Food ERP – Focusing on External Profits

Ever since I worked in the large field of business applications for food and beverage companies, internal streamlining, cost cutting, head count reduction and other cost savings measures have been a primary driver in ERP implementations. We use these to … Continue reading

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Food Traceability – Associations can take the lead!

I read this week an interesting article on The Packer, one of the leading magazines for the produce industry. Produce has been front and center or the upcoming legislation, the “enhanced food safety act HR.2749, passed” or “food safety modernization … Continue reading

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