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Sumitomo Chemical host 150 Pest Management Delegates at Seminar for HACCP training and an introduction to HACCP International’s certification scheme day in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sumitomo Chemical, a leading supplier of pest management products, hosted a food safety training session for Pest Control Technicians in Bangkok earlier this month. 150 attendees, representing more than 50 of Thailand’s leading Pest Management Companies attended the event at The Montien Hotel. David Tan Heng-Piu, HACCP International’s Senior Project Manager who is based in Singapore, conducted the food safety training component and introduced the audience to HACCP International’s new best practice standard - Pest Management Services for Food Businesses. The one-day event concentrated on the requirements of HACCP based food safety programmes, the prerequisites for Pest Management Companies Read More


Sainsburys, Unilever, Coca-Cola and Starbucks – just a few companies with Blockchain Initiatives.

Sainsburys and Unilever are two examples of companies that are now trialing blockchain technology to gather and record quality and price information through their supply chains. Starbucks is also piloting blockchain to gather real time information to assist and empower rural farmers. Coca Cola confirmed it was piloting it to manage the issue of forced labour in its sugarcane supply chain. For more information, see the article by Francis Churchill at https://www.cips.org/en-au/supply-management/news/2018/march/starbucks-piloting-blockchain-and-other-traceability-technology/ This is a technology that is going to be at the forefront of our industry very soon and we need to get tuned into it quickly. Mr Louis Read More


The first HACCP International Food Safety Forum

On Tuesday 15th May 2018 HACCP International will be hosting its first food safety forum, which quite possibly for the first time, brings together all stakeholders within the food industry, including retailer, food manufacturing, food-service and those supplying equipment, materials and services to the food industry. Delegates will have the chance to hear, and engage in, presentations covering a wide range of important topics including the roll out and implementation of the HACCP International Standard for Pest Management Services for Food Businesses, the ever-increasing importance of cyber security control within the food industry, the growing influence of blockchain technology Read More


Industrial Magnetics, Inc. Receives HACCP International Certification for Magnetic Separation Equipment

Industrial Magnetics, Inc. is pleased to announce their certification by HACCP International for the use of their magnetic separation equipment in HACCP based food safety programs. Industrial Magnetics, Inc specialize in creating, developing, engineering and manufacturing magnetic separation equipment for our customers’ specific requirements, and we take pride in the quality and performance of our products. When IMI was established in 1961, it was founded with a pretty simple goal in mind – know the customer and the application, manufacture the best solution and deliver it as promised. Click here to read the full article To learn more about Read More


HACCP International’s Australasian team get set for the future

HACCP International’s Australasian based staff enjoyed an opportunity to share in an intensive  two and half day workshop in Sydney in late December. Management from the Australasian region engaged in a fruitful exchange of information, culminating in a Christmas and New Year celebration. Martin Stone, technical director of HACCP International, said: “These exchanges are very important as our company expands in this region and in Asia Pacific. Food technology and food safety requirements are changing rapidly and we, being at the forefront in this sector, need to be constantly alert to those changes and developing solutions. Outside government, I think Read More