While many advances have been made in terms of supply chain traceability, there is still more to be done. As the industry continues to evolve to a point where traceability is easily achieved—for all products, across all tiers, down to the farm—businesses can, in the meantime, work within the current context. We look at how businesses can approach their traceability journey in a way that balances today’s realities with tomorrow’s bold food safety goals.
The world of supply chains has transformed. This has meant the rise of buzzwords to describe new technologies, goals, and innovations as the industry shifts to accommodate this new world. But these buzzwords can be vague, overused, and even misused, leading to greater confusion about what they mean.
Transparency-One, in partnership with SGS, is proud to announce that French retailer Intermarché has launched Transparency-One traceability QR codes on its St. Eloi brand green beans.
Transparency and traceability are often used interchangeably, but they are in fact two different concepts. Understanding the difference between the two is key for developing a supply chain management strategy to capture and communicate the right information.