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Transparency in the Food Industry | Event on the Anuga FoodTec 2018
GDL e.V. Association of German food technologists

Transparency in the Food Industry

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Appointments
23.03.2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Food Processing, Food Services & Solutions, Ressourceneffizienz
english
GDL e.V. Association of German food technologists
Holderäckerstraße 10
70499 Stuttgart-Weilimdorf
0049 711 8605 39 97

The event

Today the value chain in food production is a unique communication chain in which the longstanding call for a transparent food market is finally to be satisfied. There are two fundamental requirements for this, namely (1) comprehensive, open, honest, easily understandable and uncoded information, and (2), that the origin, production and distribution of the foods, processes used during production and the sense and purpose of additives are made transparent and verifiable for interested consumers. Since according to HUMBOLDT´s finding it is not the facts that decide how we behave, but instead our opinion about these facts, the significance of communication in the food industry is often still underestimated right up to the present day. Instead weaknesses in communication have a long tradition here, whether- as often happens - only the legally prescribed information is provided, or consumer information is preferably left to self-appointed experts, or advertising suggest to consumers that traditional methods are used when in fact highly engineered and mechanised processes are involved.
The objective of this session is to explore various aspects of transparency in the food value chain and highlight their importance for the food market of the future.

Program: Friday, 23.03.2018

10:00-10:10 Opening and Chair
Martin Schüring, ttz Bremerhaven, Germany

10:10-10:30 The ambivalent relationship between the German food industry and the consumer
Dr. Jochen Hamatschek, Landau, Germany

10:30-10:50 Transparency in the food industry through certification
Lisa Blanke, Food Information Service Europe (FIS), Bad Bentheim, Germany

10:50-11:10 Quo Vadis? From traceability to sustainability - Usefull IT-Solutions
Dr. Klemens van Betteray, CSB-System AG, Geilenkirchen, Germany

11:10-11:30 Food Fraude
RA Dr. Clemens Comans, KWG Rechtsanwälte, Gummersbach, Germany

11:30-11:50 The Fresh Index: Trust, transparency and food safety of the future
Dr. Matthias Brunner, tsenso GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany

11:50-12:00 Summary and closing
Martin Schüring, ttz Bremerhaven, Germany