UK food firms have eliminated 1,400t of waste in a project led by grocery think-tank IGD and commissioned by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Participants also believe they could eradicate waste by a further 1,193t within a year.
The opportunity for confectioners to audit the ethical credentials of their existing, and potential, suppliers comes in the shape of Sedex, a database tool designed to serve an ethically-driven supply-chain.
Danisco is compiling a comprehensive toolkit to help its customers deal with cost issues based on solutions it has and will develop, and analysis of how businesses and consumers respond in the recession.
A newly devised software solution for warehousing could allow food
processors to streamline their entire storage and distribution
operations into a single more efficient system, according to the
Third-party logistics (3PL) providers must adopt innovative and
leading solutions such as radio frequency identification (RFID) if
they are to continue achieving supply chain efficiencies, according
to a new report.