Food Safety & Agriculture

Charity saves $6k with ISO 50001

Charity saves $6k with ISO 50001

Banco Alimentar Contra a Fome (BA) is a charity whose mission is “Fight food waste and help feed people in need “. BA is a member of Portuguese Federation of Food Banks. BA is based in Lisbon and distributes about 9.500 tonnes of food per year to more than 70.000 people in the area of […]


Dairy Producer saves 21% of energy costs, while increasing production by 42%

Dairy Producer saves 21% of energy costs, while increasing production by 42%

Darigold, a dairy and food processing company based in the United States, implemented an energy management system across their business which enabled them to make huge cost savings and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Despite energy cost volatility and constantly changing utility rates, Darigold’s energy strategy has resulted in a 21% energy intensity reduction (BTU/lb) […]


30% of Fruit exporter profits attributed to standards

30% of Fruit exporter profits attributed to standards

Danper is a large agro-exporter company in Peru, with total revenues of USD 88 million in 2010, derived almost entirely from exports to the USA, Europe and other markets. Asparagus and artichokes are by far the most important produce, and its business comprises of three major lines; preserved good, (77% of sales), fresh produce (21%) […]


Food factory saves over $528,000 in energy costs with ISO 50001

Food factory saves over $528,000 in energy costs with ISO 50001

As one of the top three producers of premium pineapples with the largest facility in the world, Great Giant Pineapple (GGP) in Indonesia implemented ISO 50001 to improve energy performance. In the first two years of implementation, GGP made a total energy saving of 221,535.41 GJ, reduced CO2e emission by 18,908.87 Ton CO2e and made […]


FSSC 22000 accepted by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA).

FSSC 22000 accepted by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA).

In its supervision of individual businesses in the food production sector, the NVWA takes into consideration whether or not the business is certified by a safety assurance scheme that has been proven to meet the NVWA criteria. This means that participation in such a scheme, like FSSC 22000, can both enhance the business image and […]


Certification of products with official labelling has become a commercial asset

Certification of products with official labelling has become a commercial asset

The French Institute of Origin and Quality (INAO) has issued a report on the food products covered by the official labelling of quality and origin. The quantity placed on the market for each sector as well as its related turnover have increased significantly since 2014. For example the honey sector saw production increase by 102% […]


Accreditation reduces the need for regulatory audits and the associated costs

Accreditation reduces the need for regulatory audits and the associated costs

Accreditation of laboratories under the Drinking Water Testing Standard Scheme (DWTS) significantly reduces the burden of Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) audits, as the need for the Regulator to routinely audit or inspect the laboratory is removed. Conversely, if a laboratory chooses not to adopt DWTS, they will be subject to risk-based vertical audits, including audits […]


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