food supply chain, tools, food safety, sustainability, train ce food
Type: Food supply chain
Sector: English
Skill: 2010 - 2014
Target: Articles/Scientific articles
Dogs: Cooperatives/NGOs, Cooperatives/NGOs Teachers/trainers/educators, Higher education students (Post-Secondary and Tertiary, Other stakeholders (e.g. decision-makers, interested civil society, etc.), researches, Teachers/trainers/educators, researches

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