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8 Tips for launching a successful food startup

Launching a food brand startup is an exciting avenue to pursue for someone with passion for spreading culinary delights. The global food industry’s estimated worth as of 2017 was 5650 billion. This figure will continue to rise in the future, so there is much to...

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How does Brexit affect the food trade?

The referendum on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union took place almost two and a half years ago. The consequences of Brexit - including the European Single Market and the customs union - will be decided these days. Since billions are...

Blockchain_agriculture_foodtrade

What effects does Blockchain have on food trade?

Blockchain is one of the most up-to-date and promising technological developments of our time. So far, it has been large companies in particular with pilot projects and specialist journals from various sectors that are pushing the topic forward. Since the project IBM Food Trust, the...

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Why full chain traceability is important for the food industry

Some of the earliest examples of transparency in the food and beverage industry can be dated back to the early 1800’s with wine. Wine cellars were cold and damp, which meant that over time the labels would fade away. When the label had deteriorated, there...

Qualitätsmanagemet agiles

agilesFood: new function for quality management in the fruit and vegetable trade

In the course of digitization, professional quality management and transparent analysis data are gaining in importance. On the one hand, technical developments shape the requirements for transparency along the supply chain. On the other hand, new systems offer a great opportunity to significantly increase the...

GLOBALG.A.P. and agilesFood

GLOBALG.A.P. and agilesFood: Advantages for fruit and vegetable trade

GLOBALG.A.P. is a worldwide quality assurance and certification system for agricultural practice - and thus also for fruit and vegetable production. The goal of the organization of the same name, founded in 1997, is to improve food safety through compliance with standards....

cost reduction ERP

This is why you reduce costs with an ERP system

ERP systems fulfill central functions in a company. Used in the right way, they provide a comprehensive picture of complex processes, deliver data in real time and thus become the engine for fact-based decisions....

How Technology is Reducing Food Waste in the Supply Chain: Retail

The Importance of Reducing Food Waste  Population growth is expected to hit its zenith around the year 2050 with 9.1 billion people estimated to inhabit the earth. Food production will need to increase by 70% to feed the masses, however producing more is not the only...

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How Technology is Eliminating Food Waste in the Supply Chain: Agriculture

Every year, 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown away worldwide. That’s one third of the food supply. What’s interesting, is that food spoils at different points in the product lifecycle depending on the region. For low-income countries, the majority of food waste comes from the agriculture and...