Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

How Frontier Co-op Streamlined Their Supply Chain for People, Planet, and Profit


Founded in 1976 and based in Norway, Iowa, Frontier Co-op is a cooperatively-owned wholesaler of natural and organic products under the Frontier Co-op, Simply Organic and Aura Cacia brands. With more than 25,000 member-owners and over 500 employees, they manufacture and distribute products throughout the United States and Canada.

Maintaining Service Excellence as a Major Supplier with Stratas Foods


With over 1,000 employees servicing large customers like Captain D’s, industry-leading supplier Stratas Foods stays ahead of the curve to ensure they are delivering fresh, cost-effective products to their clients.

Having good suppliers for restaurants and retailers is almost as important as having the best food. They go hand in hand, since both the quality of the products, along with their price and availability, are crucial to success. Overpriced supplies can break the budget before the doors even open. On the other hand, cutting corners on quality can destroy a reputation and leave customers looking for better quality somewhere else.

Transparency in the Supply Chain: A Case Study in Manufacturing with Frontier Co-op


We enjoy spices for the complexity they afford our food—adding the depth and dimension that give various cuisines their unique and identifiable flavor profile. Manufacturers behind these products are navigating a supply chain as diverse as the seasoning they bring to the table. Learn how Frontier Co-op resolved supply chain challenges related to the intricacies of global spices and oils.

How to Manage Your Suppliers Efficiently with Automated Workflows


From approval and on-boarding to audits and renewal, these five workflows empower effective supplier management and engagement for an optimized food safety program.

Supplier management is an integral component of any thorough, successful food safety plan. As key stakeholders that take part in the provision, movement and transformation of your brand’s products every day, suppliers are not only crucial members of your team; they can make or break your ability to ensure food safety and transparency to your customers and consumers on a daily basis. 

In Wake of Romaine Lettuce Recall, FoodLogiQ Calls Supply Chain Management and Food Traceability "More Important Than Ever"


"When you consider that 3,000 people die every year from foodborne illness—that's one 9/11 every year," says FoodLogiQ CEO Sean O'Leary. "That's unacceptable because this is a preventable issue, and unfortunately, these illnesses are an underreported public health problem."

FoodLogiQ shared thoughts from corporate leadership today in the wake of the ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.  The affected produce has sickened 67 people in 19 states, with 39 hospitalizations and six cases of kidney failure, according to a November 26, 2019 update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As of today, no deaths have been attributed to the E. coli outbreak.