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How Does Climate Change Affect the Food Supply? 

February 19, 2024

Climate change poses a significant threat to global food security, with its impacts increasingly felt across the agricultural and food supply chains. In Australia, a country known for its diverse climates and agricultural outputs, the repercussions are particularly pronounced, affecting the reliability and efficiency of food production and distribution systems. This article explores how climate change is influencing Australia’s...

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Cold Chain Trends in 2024

January 22, 2024

As we move into 2024, the cold chain industry is witnessing several transformative trends. These trends reflect the evolving demands of a global market and technological advancements. Here’s an overview of what to expect in the cold chain sector this year:  Expansion of the Global Frozen Food Market. The demand for frozen foods is on a steady rise, driven...

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2024 Supply Chain Trends 

December 20, 2023

In 2024, the supply chain landscape in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region is expected to undergo significant transformations. This article is about the key trends shaping this evolution, highlighting technological advancements, sustainability efforts and geopolitical influences.  Technological integration and automation  Advancements in technology continue to be a driving force in supply chain management. In 2024, we expect to see...

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How to Prevent Supply Chain Delays During Christmas 

November 20, 2023

The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, but it can also be a challenging period for businesses and consumers alike, especially when it comes to supply chain delays. For restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and other businesses that sell food, Christmas is a time when demand for goods and services reaches its peak. With the ongoing logistical challenges,...

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Why Just-in-Time Delivery of Supplies Matters in Food Businesses 

October 20, 2023

“Food waste costs the Australian economy around $36.6 billion each year”, according to the  National Food Waste Strategy Feasibility Study. This huge food and financial waste can be greatly reduced through a more efficient supply chain management.  One concept in supply chain management that has gained tremendous traction in recent years is “Just-In-Time” (JIT) delivery of supplies. JIT is...

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What are the High-Risk Foods for Food Poisoning? 

September 19, 2023

While food poisoning can be caused by various factors, including improper handling and preparation, certain types of foods are more likely to be culprits in foodborne illnesses. These high-risk foods demand our attention and careful handling to ensure our safety and well-being.  Raw or undercooked meat and poultry  Raw or undercooked meats and poultry are notorious for carrying harmful...

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How Food Businesses Can Gain a Competitive Advantage 

August 21, 2023

In general, there are two ways your food business can gain a competitive advantage. You have to work on these two things:  What customers see  What happens behind the scenes  What customers see include your branding, packaging, storefront, website and advertisements. On the other hand, what happens behind the scenes includes your operations, including how you manage your supply...

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Food Safety Requirements for Home-Based Food Businesses 

July 24, 2023

Home-based food businesses in Australia must comply with standards about:  Food safety practices and general requirements  Food premises and equipment  Labelling and other information requirements  For the latest requirements and standards, you should check the Food Standards Code and other legislations and local council regulations.  Food safety practices and general requirements  Practices and requirements include information about:  Food receipt,...

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Why is On-Time Delivery Important in Logistics? 

June 23, 2023

In logistics and supply chain management, on-time delivery prevents or reduces waste and financial losses. It’s especially the case with the delivery of food products (e.g. seafood, meat, dairy) where spoilage is always a threat. If not delivered on time, these products can get compromised in terms of quality and safety.  On-time refrigerated delivery  As mentioned earlier, on-time delivery...

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What is the Economic Impact of Food Waste in Australia? 

May 22, 2023

Due to food waste, the Australian economy loses more than 36 billion dollars each year. Fifty per cent of this is due to household food waste ($2,000 to $2,500 per year).  Aside from those huge financial losses, food waste also puts a strain on waste processing and landfills. After all, landfills and waste processing also require money to run...

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