AI solutions to track and trace raw materials and ingredients will likely gather pace in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where supply chains were disrupted and many firms had to source supplies from alternative providers.
The COVID-19 epidemic has led to a rebound in demand for plant extracts with immune-boosting effects, but a China industry expert has warned there are difficulties in exporting the goods due to logistic supply chain problems.
First it was international brands trying to secure success in China’s booming food and beverage markets. But now there is additional competition – in the form of brands created by online celebrities and firms from other industries, such as coal, striving...
Farmchimp General Trading, a Dubai-based e-commerce and bricks-and-mortar retailer, is seeking to bring “source traceable” products directly from farmers to end-consumers in the Middle East., by using QR codes to provide traceability information.
Global food and beverage giant Nestle has published its second round of supplier lists for public perusal in an industry-first move towards total supply chain transparency, revealing Oceania, Malaysia and Indonesia as its biggest APAC suppliers so far.
Grocery prices would rise and consumers would be “worse off” if not for the recommendations to revise the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill, Katherine Rich, CEO of New Zealand Food and Grocery Council (NZFGC) said.
Food firms need to set aside traditional rivalries and collaborate to meet the health, environmental and economic objectives of the United Nation’s Sustainability Goals, insists one of Mars' most senior execs.