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FoodTech 2021: Trends Report


Learn which technologies are shaping the future of the global food supply chain. Read our Trends Report developed in collaboration with Clarkston Consulting.

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses of nearly every size and shape in the food industry. The global food system has been tested in a way unlike any time prior as both businesses and consumers faced the realities of its inherently complex and intricate nature. These challenges have forced the industry to build a deeper reliance on emerging technologies.

Innovating for a Competitive Future at BakingTECH 2021


Don’t miss FoodLogiQ’s Julie McGill at BakingTECH 2021 to discuss how FSMA 204 will push a new wave of digitization, collaboration and hear how food businesses are preparing for change.

The American Society of Baking was founded in 1924 and is international in scope, with representation in over 43 other countries and over 1,400 members. This year, their annual conference, BakingTECH 2021, has been adapted in light of a difficult year to be remote, focusing on the events core directives to educate, innovate and collaborate. The theme will center around innovating for a competitive future, featuring speakers from organizations and brands such as Aryzta, Bimbo Bakeries, Gartner and Highland Baking. FoodLogiQ’s VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights will be speaking at the event on traceability, technology and the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety. Learn about the session below.

Is the Food Supply Chain Ready for Blockchain?


Stakeholders throughout the food industry, including research groups like FoodLogiQ Labs and standards organizations like GS1, have been evaluating how to best incorporate distributed ledger technologies into the food supply chain for years. This interest in blockchain stems from a broader effort to achieve greater transaction efficiency and interoperability between supply chain nodes, while also decreasing the risk of data corruption as goods change hands. The potential of blockchain-based food exchange to enhance inter-organization communication and supply chain transparency continues to drive development of pilot programs. New research is being conducted to shed light on the advantages and maturity of these programs.

Frank Yiannas: A New Era of Smarter Food Safety


Frank Yiannas joins the FoodSafetyMatters Podcast to discuss tech-enabled traceability in the New Era of Smarter Food Safety.

With the proposal for a new rule on traceability slated to be announced in September 2020, the FDA is striving to be thoughtful about how the agency will support food brands in adopting new business models and standards surrounding Key Data Elements and Critical Tracking Events, as well as an increased emphasis on new innovative approaches to food safety.  Listen to the episode featuring Frank Yiannas below.

Tech Enabled Traceability in the Food Safety Supply Chain

FoodLogiQ’s VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights Julie McGill will be discussing how technology is advancing supply chain transparency with AIM North America on February 26th, 2020 at 12 pm ET.

In response to FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety, the AIM North America Food Policy Working Group has launched a webinar series to facilitate dialogue around a more intelligent food supply chain. FoodLogiQ’s Julie McGill will be joining AIM North America as part of this series for a discussion on tech-enabled traceability in the food industry.

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