Industry News #3Mar 09, 2022
Audit, certification, and standard news: new standard versions and requirements, software news, events, resources, and more. Stay up to date: subscribe to our newsletter to receive industry news straight to your email inbox.
Market Research Shows: Consumers Crave Clean Label Commodities
According to market research company, Brand Essence, the clean label ingredients market size reached $43.32 billion in 2021 and is set to grow rapidly over the next six years.
EU and China Food Safety Project Ends after 4 Years
A project on food safety and authenticity in Europe and China has ended after more than four years of work.
EU-China-Safe included 16 partners from 11 EU countries and 17 participants from China such as government bodies, industry, and research institutes.
The IFPA Puts Agricultural Impact of Ukraine-Russia War into Focus
To learn more about how the crisis may impact the produce industry, The Packer recently sat down with Max Teplitski, chief science officer of the International Fresh Produce Association.
Missing Link in Supply Chains Solved
Three of Australia’s leading quality and standardization bodies have released a report that proposes to simplify the way product conformance information (including testing and certification) is managed by government and industry, to improve national productivity and Australia’s international competitiveness.
New GGN Label Launches at Spanish Retailer Eroski
The GGN label, GLOBALG.A.P.’s consumer-facing initiative, is launching across the fruit and vegetable category with Spanish retailer EROSKI. Under their own “EROSKI Natur” brand, the retailer will become the first ever to offer the combination of fruit and vegetables and aquaculture products with the GGN label under one roof. The label will be rolled out in stores across the country from March.
Australia Steps up Climate Action through Standards
The ISO member for Australia says that standards are needed to help reduce emissions and move towards carbon neutrality with a focus on an innovative use of hydrogen technology.
The road is a long one. Australia has highly developed primary industries, including coal, and that gives it one of the highest-per-head outputs of CO2 in the world. That provides some idea of the scale of Australia’s national commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050.
GFSI Conference 2022 | 29-31 March in Barcelona
The 2022 edition of the GFSI Conference will take place in Barcelona from 29th to 31st March, before heading to Singapore in 2023. The gathering will be held under the theme: Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food.