This white paper describes some of the steps that can be taken to prevent adverse food supply chain related incidents and improve the performance of supply chains. Taking these actions has the additional benefit of
protecting and enhancing the reputation of the organisations involved.
Modern consumers demand a variety of both local staple foods and exotic foods; and they expect products from either category to always be of the highest quality, affordability and safety. In response to this ever-growing demand, the ‘farm to fork’ food supply chain has grown and now involves many types of organisations, some directly involved in producing food (eg farms) and others less directly (eg food processing equipment manufacturers), and they all can influence the success or failure of supplying safe, wholesome food to consumers
Author: SGS Group Management SA 2013