Day: May 29, 2017

CN: Canadian grocers use app to promote surplus food about to expire

Food Dive: Two Ontario grocers, Longo’s and Farm Boy, are using the Flashfood app to notify customers when food nearing its “best before” date goes on sale, according to Progressive Grocer. Users can pay for the food through the app, then pick it up that same day in-store.
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Day: May 29, 2017

AU: Food safety needs to be part of business culture

Good Fruit and Vegetables: Food safety expert, Lone Jespersen, says the Australian horticulture industry needs to move beyond the clichéd line that “food safety is everybody’s responsibility”. Instead, the principal of Cultivate – an organisation which helps food manufacturers make safe food through cultural effectiveness – encouraged the supply chain to embrace food safety as a front-of-mind management factor.
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