Poultry suppliers are minimising potential waste caused by KFC’s distribution debacle, securing other customers for some supplies while problems are ironed out, according to the British Poultry Council (BPC).
High street bakery Greggs has delivered its 17th quarter of consecutive like-for-like (LFL) sales growth in its fourth-quarter trading update, as it plans “record investment” in its supply chain in 2018.
Up to two-thirds of EU businesses, including food and drink manufacturers, expect to move their supply chain out of the UK due to Brexit, according to a survey from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).
The pursuit of improved traceability and fraud prevention along the global food supply chain has resulted in the increased use of sophisticated computer systems, which allow secure information sharing between those involved in transactions along the chain.
The fipronil imported egg scandal – which saw at least 700,000 eggs contaminated with the insecticide enter the UK – could have been avoided with stronger supply chain management, claims consultancy Adjuno.
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