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The added value of unannounced audits

The added value of unannounced audits
Food retailers and suppliers increasingly ask their suppliers for unannounced audits. The GFSI has included this option in their benchmarking requirements, so that every GFSI recognized standard has to offer this option. IFS introduced the unannounced audits in version 6.0 of the IFS Food Standard in 2016. We know now, that this option has some rea...
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Lessons learned so far from implementing a food blockchain project - by Leontien Hasselman-Plugge, CEO at SIM – Supply Chain Information Management

Lessons learned so far from implementing a food blockchain project - by Leontien Hasselman-Plugge, CEO at SIM – Supply Chain Information Management
"Blockchain is a revolutionary technology; it will change everything." by Leontien Hasselman-Plugge, CEO photo by SIM It seems nowadays that implementing a blockchain is the next best thing since sliced bread and will solve all issues in the food industry. The economist named blockchain the "trust machine" and blockchain pilots in the food ind...
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