— The GFSI Convention, from the World Meals Security Initiative will happen in Barcelona from 29 – 31 March, bringing collectively specialists and enterprise leaders from world wide to debate shared meals security challenges and discover methods to make sure larger motion and influence
— Wide selection of audio system throughout enterprise, coverage, academia and the broader meals trade embrace CEOs and leaders from organisations corresponding to Nestlé, HelloFresh, WHO, Mondel?z Worldwide and the Institute of Meals & Science Know-how
— The three-day occasion – hosted in-person for the primary time in two years – will deal with encouraging partnerships throughout private and non-private sectors, constructing belief and transparency with customers, and advancing improvements set to form the way forward for meals security
PARIS, 17 February – The World Meals Security Initiative (GFSI), a part of The Client Items Discussion board and the world’s largest community to assist obtain secure meals for individuals in all places, is ready to unite meals security specialists from across the globe on the GFSI Convention in Barcelona from 29-31 March.
Pressing motion is required to satisfy the wants of a rising world inhabitants and deal with crucial challenges in world meals chains. The occasion will deal with advancing meals security greatest follow, encouraging partnerships throughout the trade, constructing belief and transparency with customers, and showcasing main improvements and applied sciences set to form the way forward for meals security.
Following final yr’s digital convention, GFSI is internet hosting its landmark occasion in-person for its 21st yr. The three-day discussion board will host specialists, resolution makers and innovators from throughout the globe to share meals security greatest follow and encourage ongoing collaboration and influence.
Attendees will hear inspiring examples of management, ingenuity, and innovation, with audio system offering insights to deal with the frequent problem of guaranteeing secure and sustainable meals for customers world wide, no matter the place they’re. Senior leaders from Starbucks, Mondel?z Worldwide, WHO, Nestlé, HelloFresh, IKEA meals, Danone and The Kroger Co. are amongst these talking and collaborating throughout the three-day agenda.
After final yr’s sustainability target-setting and planning within the run as much as the COP26 local weather talks, and as we strategy the Sustainable Improvement Objectives deadline of 2030, GFSI is that this yr calling for larger motion and outcomes, below the theme of ‘Delivering Influence for Secure Sustainable Meals’.
Erica Sheward, GFSI Director, The Client Items Discussion board, stated: “Because the world grapples with the problem of feeding virtually eight billion individuals safely and sustainably, working throughout boundaries to make sure secure meals in all places has by no means been extra crucial. The trade has continued to point out good ingenuity, resilience and dedication over the previous two years, and the GFSI Convention offers an essential alternative to replicate on all we’ve discovered and to catalyse even larger collective motion.”
“Everybody has the fitting to secure, nutritious and nourishing meals and we’re dedicated to creating meals security everybody’s enterprise. We’re calling on trade leaders from throughout the entire meals sector to hitch us in March, to replicate collectively on how we are able to all go additional to profit customers, companies, workers and the planet.”
Classes and audio system throughout the three-day programme embrace:
— Meals Security is Everybody’s Enterprise – with the CEO of Mondel?z Worldwide and the Unit Head of Multisectoral Motion in Meals Programs from WHO
— GFSI’s Strategic Priorities – with insights from Head of High quality Administration at Nestlé, CEO and Founding father of Auditors Hub and CEO of Exemplar World
— Deep Dive into Benchmarking – with CEO of Leansafe and Head of Requirements at BRCGS
— Innovation Throughout the Meals Security Ecosystem – with Janet Cox, Director of Meals Security and Compliance at HelloFresh Worldwide
— Meals Security Professionals of the Future – with MD at CPA Recruitment, MD at All Meals Consulting and the Chief Govt from the Institute of Meals & Science Know-how
— Breaking the Silos Between Meals Security and Sustainability – with the Basic Directorate of Well being and Agricultural Manufacturing on the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Meals (MAPA)
To seek out out extra in regards to the Convention and register to safe your ticket, go to: https://mygfsi.com/occasions/gfsi-conference/
The GFSI is a landmark initiative of The Client Items Discussion board (CGF), a world trade community working to help higher lives via higher enterprise.
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Notes to editors
The World Meals Security Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is a CEO-led Coalition of Motion from The Client Items Discussion board, bringing collectively retailers and producers and an prolonged meals security group to assist oversee meals security requirements for companies and assist present entry to secure meals for individuals in all places. As one of many world’s largest networks to assist obtain secure meals, GFSI is dedicated to creating meals security everybody’s enterprise and the Coalition members are addressing challenges dealing with meals security techniques of their provide chains and the markets they function in and are serving to to lift the meals security bar globally. Its ambition is to strengthen and harmonise meals security techniques so they can feed the rising, world inhabitants and develop markets that may ship meals safely, regardless of the place on this planet the buyer is. To be taught extra, go to mygfsi.com.
About The Client Items Discussion board
— The Client Items Discussion board (CGF) is the one CEO-led organisation that represents each producers and retailers globally. With greater than 55 of the world’s prime CEOs on our Board of Administrators, we convey collectively the senior leaders from greater than 400 retailers, producers, service suppliers, and different stakeholders throughout 70 international locations.
— We’re dedicated to utilizing our big, influential attain to create adjustments which have tangible and lasting optimistic results on individuals, planet and enterprise. CGF members consider companies should take care of the planet, look after individuals and communities, and earn the belief of customers via real openness, optimism and innovation.
— We perceive the necessity to do enterprise the fitting method, however we all know we are able to’t do it alone. We collaborate globally to enhance our industries, driving change via Coalitions of Motion on eight pressing points: forests, human rights, plastics, more healthy lives, meals waste, meals security, provide chains and product knowledge.
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