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Food and Beverage Day returns

For the sixth year in succession, Food and Beverage Day will be held during GS1 Supply Chain Week in Sydney and Melbourne next month.

The event will be held at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney on  Tuesday September 5, and at Sumac & Sketch, Central Pier, Docklands, Melbourne on Tuesday September 12.

“This event is bringing together industry experts who will share insights about supply-chain industry trends, brand protection, new concepts, the latest technologies, product recalls, and consumers of the future,” GS1 Australia Head of Customer Engagement and Business Development Marcel Sierra said.

GS1 Australia’s Head of Marketing & Training Solutions Richard Jones said: “If you work in the food-and-beverage sector, this event is an ideal opportunity to discover how the GS1 system can enable you to deliver real-time information to consumers to support their highly mobile, digital lifestyles.”

Speakers and their topics include:

  • Woolworths Group General Manager Supply Chain Solutions Cameron Webb – how supplying a supermarket retailer is evolving.
  • Metcash Data Solutions Manager Jude McEvoy – trends in the independent and convenience sectors.
  • Nielsen Executive Director Retailer Services Megan Treston – consumer insights for the future.
  • PMA A-NZ Technology Manager Richard Bennett – food safety and the supply chain.
  • SPC Ardmona National Logistics Manager Christian LeCompte – the demand for supplier improvement.

GS1 says delegates will also be able to network with sponsors of the event to explore how their solutions will enable the implementation of GS1 standards. Sponsors include Stibo Systems, MessageXchange, SICK Australia & New Zealand, DSI, Checkpoint Systems, Honeywell, Ivanti, Pacific Commerce and Matthews Australasia.

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