Tag Archives: supply chains

Sustainable Foods Summit – calls to action

The 11th edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit has held in Amsterdam in June with the aim to explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry. The message to food manufacturers was clear: focus on initiatives that ensure sustainability, reduce food waste through redirection, enhance the flavour …

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New anti-slavery law puts Aussie businesses on alert

The Modern Slavery Act (2018) came into force this year. Businesses will have to look hard at their supply chains. First, some definitions. What is ‘modern slavery’? Although definitions vary, according to the Australasian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association (ACAPMA), it essentially refers to “situations where a person cannot refuse …

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‘Best in class’ – new Metcash distribution centre for SA

This week, Metcash began work on a ‘best in class’ distribution centre in Gepps Cross, Adelaide, to service independent retailers. The company held a ‘turning of the soil’ event (right) to celebrate the start of construction. In a statement, Metcash said the new DC would deliver “operational efficiencies” for its …

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