Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

Frank Yiannas Opens GS1 Connect: Digital Edition with a Continued Focus on Tech-Enabled Traceability


Frank Yiannas discussed the New Era of Smarter Food Safety in a post-COVID world, the importance of tech-enabled traceability, and the shared value of a digital supply chain during the GS1 Connect: Digital Edition keynote.

GS1 Connect: Digital Edition launched today, kicking off a virtual rendition of the organization’s annual conference. The event is dedicated to topics surrounding the role of supply chain and unique identification, how GS1 Standards help organizations adapt and collaborate, as well as exploring how supply chain advancements relate to the ever-changing consumer experience. This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the program has taken on a new digital format with a hybrid of live and recorded content for attendees to engage with at-will. FoodLogiQ’s own Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights Julie McGill will be speaking at this year's event on traceability during her presentation, The New Era to the New Normal.

Friday Round-up (6/12/20): The Latest Consumer Shopper Trends Reports


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

While the number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 2 million in the U.S., parts of the country have taken significant steps towards reopening. Meanwhile, recent reports are indicating some lasting impacts this crisis may have on our daily lives. The Food Industry Association released its 2020 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report this week, which takes an in-depth look at consumer grocery shopping habits. With approximately 50% of American workers shifting from office work to remote work, it’s no surprise that shopping habits have also shifted.

FoodLogiQ Joins IBM, Ripe.io, SAP to Achieve Interoperability of Food Traceability Systems

Competitive solution providers align on GS1 US Proof-of-Concept to advance food traceability across the supply chain.

FoodLogiQ is proud to announce that we’ve contributed to an interoperability Proof-of-Concept focused on connecting product tracking data across different technology providers supporting the food supply chain. The multi-phase proof-of-concept, being led by GS1 US, also included IBM Food Trust, Ripe.io and SAP.

Embracing Automated Messaging for Strong Crisis Communication


In response to a global pandemic and its massive effect on the efficacy, efficiency and accuracy of the food supply chain, quick, effective and dependable communication is vital. Specifically, internal communications and validation, location-specific supplier communications, and external, public communications are of utmost importance both during and in the aftershocks of crisis. And they are especially applicable now, in the face of what has commonly become known as a “new normal.”

Friday Round-up (6/5/20): Grocery sales hit another record-breaking month


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.