Hawk weekly news – Article 5

This week, let’s check out the top stories from  supply chain transparency and trust, to the impact of digitalisation in the food and beverage industry: Blockchain technology to extend GS1 standards to food testing labs Two food testing labs from Vietnam and Australia are joining forces with a blockchain provider to extend globally-recognised GS1 industry […]

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Hawk weekly news – Article 4

This week, let’s check out the top stories from Blockchain technology to food safety support and food poisoning, we have all the hot tips you need in your arsenal be a Hawk industry know-it-all.   Could Blockchain Technology Drive FSVP Compliance ?  The current traceability standard of “one step forward, one step back’”is less and less suited for […]

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Hawk weekly news – Article 3

This week, let’s check out the top stories from food challenges, audits and scandals all over the world: Sustainability: 2050 food challenge By 2050, the world population is expected to reach 9.2 billion. To ensure food availability for everyone, the world needs to increase food production by 70 per cent. Faced with dwindling agricultural land, […]

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Hawk weekly news – Article 2

This week, let’s check out the top stories from investments in food safety research to blockchain technology and food legislation: EFSA’s Advisory Forum calls for more investment in food safety research Recent discussions and statements call to actively drive the development of research and innovation in the EU, align better EU/national R&I investments, and facilitate collaborative […]

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Hawk weekly news – Article 1

This week, let’s check out the top stories from IoT to food safety and temperature sensors markets: IoT in Agriculture Market to See Incredible Growth During 2025 Proliferation of Internet and smartphones in the current market is anticipated to create significant growth opportunities for IoT in agriculture market globally, enhancing agricultural productivity.   Big Data […]

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Food Crime – what it is and how to protect yourself

In 2013, Europe was hit by one of the most high-profile food fraud incidents in modern history – the horsemeat scandal. The Food Standards Agency reported that many advertised beef products in the UK contained as much as 100% horsemeat; a finding that enraged and disturbed consumers across the country. A House of Commons enquiry […]

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How to keep your staff motivated about hygiene

In order to handle food safely, your staff need to have the correct hygiene knowledge at their disposal. However, there is another piece to the puzzle of hygiene, and that’s motivation. Even with all the training and information in the world, a demotivated staff member will always look for ways to cut corners, stay passive, […]

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Everything you need to know about freezing food

If you run a food business, chances are you’ve had to freeze food at some point or another. Freezing is a fantastic way to stop the spread of dangerous microbes as well as ensuring that food retains its nutrients. However, just because food has been frozen, doesn’t mean it’s totally safe to eat. Let’s look […]

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Amazing new technologies to help you upgrade your food business

Today, innovative technologies are changing the face of the food industry. With the rise of digital platforms, mobile technologies and the Internet of Things, there’s an ever-increasing number of ways for you to enhance your business and increase efficiency. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting technologies in the food sector and […]

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What is Antimicrobial Resistance (and how does it affect you)?

This week at Hawk we’ve been reading about a fascinating topic in the world of food safety – antimicrobial resistance. This may not be something many food business owners are familiar with, but it’s currently a growing concern for governments and food providers. Let’s take a closer look at AMR and how it’s impacting the […]

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