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Compass Group: Opening Doors and Breaking Down Barriers at reCONNECT 2020


This month we’re highlighting several of the amazing on-demand and breakout sessions planned for Virtual reCONNECT 2020 scheduled to take place September 14th - September 18th. We’re more excited than ever for these sessions led by food safety experts from some of the most innovative companies in the industry, including sweetgreen, Whole Foods Market, IPC/Subway, First Watch and Dine Brands.

As the largest contract foodservice company in the world, UK-based Compass Group has operations in 50 countries and employs more than 600,000 people around the globe. And with more than 3,000 different suppliers and tens of thousands of products, the task of managing all of the required documentation is certainly an undertaking. 

Friday Round-up (8/28/20): COVID Accelerating Need for Supply Chain Traceability and Digitization


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for businesses navigating the changing food industry. Learn how the industry leaders are adapting to protect and feed consumers, while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

As the food industry continues to recoup and recover from the impact of COVID-19, one theme continues to come into the light; the supply chain inefficiencies exposed by the global pandemic. Many experts are talking about the importance of transparency for supply chain modernization, and in light of the FDA’s for the New Era of Smarter Food Safety blueprint it is clear that regulators are gearing up to support the industry in greater traceability efforts, especially given the vulnerabilities made evident through the pandemic.

Why reCONNECT 2020 is a Must-Attend Virtual Event for Retail Grocers


This month we’re highlighting several of the amazing on-demand and breakout sessions planned for Virtual reCONNECT 2020 scheduled to take place September 14th - September 18th. We’re more excited than ever for these sessions led by food safety experts from some of the most innovative companies in the industry, including sweetgreen, Whole Foods Market, IPC/Subway, First Watch and Dine Brands.

With sessions like “The Tidalwave of Technology for the Future of Food” and “Supplier Transparency as Part of Branding,” virtual reCONNECT 2020 is chock full of engaging content on the growing role technology is playing in the food industry. Once again, FoodLogiQ’s annual user group conference will also feature sessions from the world’s leading natural and organic foods retailer and FoodLogiQ customer Whole Foods Market.

Friday Round-up (8/21/20): Food Industry Events Remaining Virtual


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for businesses navigating the changing food industry. Learn how the industry leaders are adapting to protect and feed consumers, while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

The coronavirus crisis continues to pose new and continued challenges for individuals and industries. Wherever possible, organizations are opting for risk reduction and attempting to accommodate distanced pandemic life. As we approach the fall, it’s no wonder the food industry is continuing a trend that started in the Spring: the virtual conference. From the digital edition to the annual GS1 Connect conference, to newer events like Attricon put on by Attribytes. Elements of the virtual conference have been vehicles for industry engagement long before the COVID-19 health crisis. Webinars, on-demand videos and virtual meet-and-greets are not altogether new. However, food industry institutions are bundling these elements in new ways to fill the conference void—a void carries on into the latter half of 2020.

Advancing RFID in the Food Chain with Avery Dennison and Zebra Technologies at Virtual reCONNECT 2020


This month we’re highlighting several of the amazing on-demand and breakout sessions planned for Virtual reCONNECT 2020 scheduled to take place September 14th - September 18th. We’re more excited than ever for these sessions led by food safety experts from some of the most innovative companies in the industry, including sweetgreen, Whole Foods Market, IPC/Subway, First Watch and Dine Brands.

With higher consumer expectations and razor-thin profit margins, the entire food industry is increasingly challenged to improve operational efficiencies and supply chain transparency. One evolving technology in the food chain, Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, is playing a growing role in supporting companies in addressing these challenges. 

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