To minimise costly food losses in the journey from farm to fork, it makes sense to invest in logistics software that spans the entire supply chain.
South Australia’s Agricultural Picking Technology (APT) created AgPick three years ago to monitor harvest activities electronically. Under COVID-19 WHS restrictions, it’s proving to be a useful picker tracking tool, too.
Major Australian dairy processor Bega Cheese is developing a new IoT-based online service that optimises milk pick-up schedules and cuts transport and distribution costs.
Manbulloo, Australia’s largest producer of mangoes for domestic and export markets, has updated its GS1 labelling to improve the transparency and traceability of its supply chains.
A new national traceability program rolling out from July will help Australia’s food supply chains achieve end-to-end traceability and lift capability across the sector.
Is there a better way than chemical washing to decontaminate fresh produce postharvest? Scientists at NSW DPI and Hort Innovation have developed a method that’s fast, safe and cost-effective.
According to data from the United States Pharmacopeia, the top three purchase criteria for dietary supplements among Chinese consumers are product quality (79 per cent), ingredient list (60%) and quality assurance seal (53%).
Fresh Local Produce of Ohio is reaping the benefits of its automated production system, with huge demand for its pre-packed salads in the COVID-19 shutdown.