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LINKFRESH ERP for egg operations

Substandard traceability could block route to market

Failure to ensure product traceability could seriously damage suppliers’ business models and block their routes to major markets, enterprise resource planning expert LINKFRESH has said. Food recalls rose 78 per cent last year according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and recent high-profile recalls affecting both Mars and Cow & Gate have thrown supply chain traceability into sharp focus. The number of food recalls has risen for the past three years consecutively, peaking at 159 recalls... Read more
LINKFRESH ERP food supply chain traceability solutions

New Enhancements For LINKFRESH ERP

There’s a raft of new enhancements for LINKFRESH ERP which we are extremely excited to be able to unveil. The changes which we have implemented enhance the capability of LINKFRESH ERP, ensuring it offers cutting-edge solutions for our supply chain clients in the fresh food industry. New developments mean that... Read more
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ERP 2015 : A Year in Review

At the start of 2015, our team of ERP experts made predictions about the food supply chain industry and the evolution of ERP solutions in the coming 12 months. Based on trends we had seen in 2014, we predicted a busy and challenging year ahead, with new demands for... Read more
LINKFRESH ERP food supply chain traceability solutions

Managing Product Recalls

Listeria-prompted spinach recall expanded Last month tens of thousands of frozen spinach packages were recalled in the United States following a possible contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes.  It started with Wegmans recalling approximately 12,540 packages supplied by Twin City Foods Inc. and then expanded to other retailers including... Read more
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It’s Time for a British Organic Farming Boom

Enhancements to the LINKFRESH Farming module, further improvements to both the warehouse mobility and production touch-screen services. It seems British farmers are shunning organic food production despite an increase in demand. Recent figures from the Soil Association show that sales of organic products in Britain rose... Read more
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Tesco recall highlights need for effective traceability solutions

Recently, the supermarket giant Tesco has had to carry out a product recall of its own-brand “No Added Sugar Double Concentrate Apple and Blackcurrant” squash following complaints from customers of a foul garlic smell and feeling ill after drinking it. Following an investigation, Tesco revealed that a non-harmful flavour additive... Read more
Agriculture Food Supply Chain

VOICE OF THE INDUSTRY – I.T in the Pack-House

The pack-house work environment in fresh produce is one of the most challenging in the supply chain industry because of the need to manage large volumes of low cost items moving through the production process in extremely tight time slots. In addition, businesses have to comply with demanding quality,... Read more
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2015 LINKFRESH Predictions

At the start of each year our team of experts like to take stock of the past 12 months and share their predictions for the upcoming 12 months. 2015 will be the year of quicker, faster and safer, when it comes to driving profits in the food industry and new... Read more
LINKFRESH - real time produce traceability

LINKFRESH can help produce companies work smarter as grocery market growth drops

Recent figures published by Kantar Worldpanel show overall grocery market growth slowing to a new record low of just 0.3% in the 12 weeks to 14th September, 2014.  Grocery price inflation also fell to zero in the same period, seeing a fall for the twelfth successive period in a... Read more
Supply Chain Support

Fresh Cut Focus on Traceability

LINKFRESH joins Fresh Cut Magazine with other leading vendors to discuss the ways in which produce companies can tackle traceability. LINKFRESH has taken an approach to traceability that uses an enhanced ERP (enterprise resource planning) system. The major issue with many existing ERP setups is that only 20 percent of... Read more