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The 2019 WSJ Global Food Forum: Consumers Trends, Traceability, and Food Efficiency Take Center Stage


FoodLogiQ’s Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Katy Jones examines key insights from the 2019 Wall Street Journal Global Food Forum including the changing consumer, how traceability is gaining momentum, and why food waste is a focus at the farm-level.

Speakers at yesterday’s WSJ Global Food Forum set the stage for valuable ongoing discussions about the risks and opportunities driving the future of global food business. The event took place in New York City, bringing together leaders from agribusiness, technology, economics, and government. The program tackled numerous issues facing the food industry—from the impact alternative meats and startups are having on established markets, to the role data, traceability, and automation will play in the changing landscape of agricultural labor and supply chain transparency.

 

Food Label Claims: Tips for Delivering on Your Brand Promise


What message does your brand convey to consumers on your packaging? Consumer trends have pushed for clean labels and transparency. Food and beverage brands are highly regulated regarding what types of label claims can be made and what information must be included on packaging. Differentiating packaging to stand out amongst the thousands of products on retailers’ shelves can help brands stand out. But are the food label claims delivering on the brand promise?

Centralized Supplier Documentation: A Key Factor in Supplier Management


Sixty-nine percent of businesses do not have full visibility of their supply chains, according to the Business Continuity Institute. Under FSMA guidelines, visibility of supplier documentation is essential to the safety of your food business. Implementing a management system for supplier documents will enable your team to promptly and strategically make decisions with ease based on current, real-time supplier data.

FoodLogiQ Responds to Romaine Task Force Call for Input


The time to embrace a bold vision for food traceability is now

FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of food safety compliance, whole chain traceability, and supply chain transparency solutions, has responded to an industry call for feedback on a recently-released industry report outlining recommendations to embrace a bold vision for traceability throughout the food supply chain.

Food Allergen Labeling: Getting it Right Through Supply Chain Transparency


It’s likely you know at least one American who has a food allergy. According to a recent study by the JAMA Network Open, one in ten US adults (10.8 percent) has a food allergy and far more (nearly 19 percent) believe they are food allergic. Previous statistics by the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) estimates that 15 million Americans, including 5.9 million children under the age of 18, have food allergies. Proper allergen labeling is, therefore, a big issue in the food industry, as it protects the millions of people who have adverse reactions to certain food ingredients.

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