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Sustainability is high on the agenda in most countries. The UN's sustainable development goals represent the world's joint work plan for eradicating poverty, combating inequality and addressing climate change by 2030.
Effective January 2019, a new PLU application has been released for use. Please ensure you use the current PLU application when filing to request a new PLU code.
Next week, the first International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) Roundtable discussions on sustainability will take place at GroentenFruit Huis (NL). Chair, Gry Søresen (Norway), and co-host, Daan van Empel (the Netherlands), will lead an international exchange of sustainability knowledge from around the globe.
By Dr. Hans Maurer, New Zealand IFPS Director and chair of the Chain Information Management Committee
In my earlier comment piece entitled "Blockchain: myth or salvation?", I touched upon the need for a conceptual overhaul in the way our industry works to give Blockchain technology a chance to succeed.
Three suggestions for such an overhaul are the need to accept GS1 standards as an integral part of product and grower identification; to settle upon an appropriate and consistent procurement strategy and then stick to it; and, to adopt the 7th Principle of Supply Chain Management (Anderson et al, 1997).