Food Online’s Top 10 Of November
Food Online’s Top 10 Of November

What articles were our readers most thankful for in November? Take a look back at last month by reviewing the 10 most-popular articles that appeared on Food Online in November.

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FOOD TRACEABILITY CASE STUDIES

  • Stolle Machinery Unites Multiple Divisions With IFS Applications™
    Stolle Machinery Unites Multiple Divisions With IFS Applications™

    In January 2004, when aluminum giant Alcoa divested from Centennial, Colorado-based Stolle Machinery, Stolle’s management had to make some fast decisions about its enterprise application platform. Stolle Machinery designs, manufactures, and distributes equipment for the metal container industry. This equipment is used by packaging giants like Rexam and Ball, and these Stolle customers supply beverage companies like Coca-Cola and Pepsi as well as companies that can supply major food products, including SPAM®.

  • How Implementing A Modern IT System Improves Order-To-Delivery And Profits
    How Implementing A Modern IT System Improves Order-To-Delivery And Profits

    By investing in a modern, integrated business system, this company achieved a variety of efficiencies, including dramatic reductions in both finished goods inventory and lead times on customer orders.

  • Butchers Pet Care Masters Demand Driven Manufacturing
    Butchers Pet Care Masters Demand Driven Manufacturing

    Butcher’s Pet Care has implemented IFS Applications as its core ERP system. Delivered on-time and within budget, the investment provides a complete business management system with advanced forecasting and demand planning capabilities.Customer service support is also benefiting from increased visibility and seamless connectivity between sales, production and the warehouse. Read more about how Buther's Pet Care mastered the art of demand-driven manufacturing with IFS Applications.

  • Drink Manufacturer Eliminates Hundreds Of Thousands Of Spreadsheets With ERP Software Integration
    Drink Manufacturer Eliminates Hundreds Of Thousands Of Spreadsheets With ERP Software Integration

    Intercontinental Brands (ICB) produces 20 million bottles every year at its Middlesbrough plant.. Shipping to countries worldwide, the company’s first aim was to establish a single version of the truth by ripping out and replacing a number of disparate, aging systems. Its investment in software applications has given it room to grow, and dispensing its spreadsheets and filing cabinets for good.

  • Food Packager Needed Help To Meet Increased Demands On Suppliers By Wholesalers
    Food Packager Needed Help To Meet Increased Demands On Suppliers By Wholesalers

    Using IFS Applications™, Globus has gone from a bespoke, manual legacy system to a sensitive automated planning tool. All business areas are now fully integrated, providing enhanced inventory control as well as service delivery capacity. The result is significant savings in time, resources and costs.

  • Perishable Goods Delivered Without Peril
    Perishable Goods Delivered Without Peril

    Transportation logistics can be a challenge in and of itself, but without the right information at hand — it can quickly become a nightmare.

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FOOD TRACEABILITY WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

  • Third-Party Audits: Trials, Tribulations, And How To Exceed Requirements
    Third-Party Audits: Trials, Tribulations, And How To Exceed Requirements

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes are being used as the base requirement for many supply chain verification and supplier approval programs, but are customers using them independently? In many incidences, I have noted customers are taking only the GFSI certificate as a verification step without fully understanding the challenges that the schemes are having. Here, I review some of those challenges.

  • Tackling Food Fraud: Inside The EU-China-Safe Partnership
    Tackling Food Fraud: Inside The EU-China-Safe Partnership

    Over the past decade, scandals related to adulterated and fake food have made international headlines and generated waves of consumer backlash. This column will explore a new partnership between China and The EU that aims to take down food fraud.

  • 5 Ways Food Companies Can Win In The Digital Era
    5 Ways Food Companies Can Win In The Digital Era

    In 2017, the food industry was filled with disruption — from Amazon acquiring Whole Foods, to significant growth in the meal-kit industry. Because of this, food companies are taking a holistic look at customer bases and determining any possible competitive advantage for 2018. In the year ahead, we'll see five ways the food industry will become more agile and opportunistic in order to win consumer loyalty.

  • FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule: Dissecting Recent Announcements
    FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule: Dissecting Recent Announcements

    A recent Food Online article provided tips for compliance with the Produce Safety Rule, but some provisions in the rule are clearer than others. Over the past several months, the FDA has announced various reconsiderations related to the rule that can be difficult to interpret. This article will review and explain a few of them.

  • 5 Antibiotic-Free Alternatives For Food Animals
    5 Antibiotic-Free Alternatives For Food Animals

    Since the FDA banned using "medically important" antibiotics in livestock for healthy animals or food animals to speed growth, the livestock industry — and the food companies they supply livestock products to — has been challenged to create great-tasting and high-quality products at low costs. This column offers five antibiotic-free alternatives for rearing food animals.

  • Food Fraud: How You Can Ensure Product Integrity
    Food Fraud: How You Can Ensure Product Integrity

    Most food companies concentrate on the intentional substitution or addition of a substance in a product with verification activities, including testing, organoleptic or other on receipt testing. But, the real challenge is identifying the misrepresentation of products. What can you do to decrease your risks and boost the chances of receiving genuine, certified products?

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FOOD TRACEABILITY PRODUCTS

Microcrystalline Silicon Reference Cell: AK-110 Microcrystalline Silicon Reference Cell: AK-110

With the current increasing focus on renewable energy, solar cells (photovoltaic cells) are in the spotlight. As companies strive to improve the performance and characteristics of solar cells, it is necessary to perform evaluation of each product under standard test conditions. 

Triple Junction Bottom Reference Cell: AK-140 Triple Junction Bottom Reference Cell: AK-140

With the current increasing focus on renewable energy, solar cells (photovoltaic cells) are in the spotlight. 

FoodLogiQ Connect: Cloud-Based Food Supply Chain Solution FoodLogiQ Connect: Cloud-Based Food Supply Chain Solution

FoodLogiQ Connect is the leading software as a service food traceability solution that provides transparency & engagement across your entire food network.

Intelleflex Launches On-Demand, Product-Level Monitoring For The Perishable Food And Pharmaceutical Cold Supply Chain Intelleflex Launches On-Demand, Product-Level Monitoring For The Perishable Food And Pharmaceutical Cold Supply Chain

Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, today introduced two new additions to its product family. The new HMR-9090 Handheld Reader and FMR-6000 Fixed Reader work with Intelleflex tags to enable wireless, on-demand, product-level monitoring by providing the ability to read at distances up to 100 meters or through RF-challenging environments that include metals, liquids and inside packages and containers

Calibration Services

From regular checking to validation and calibration generations, Endress+Hauser delivers cost-effective services that covers all your critical measuring points.

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FOOD TRACEABILITY MULTIMEDIA

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