A company in the food market needs to maintain a well-structured Food Quality Control Management process to ensure the quality standard of its end product, contributing to the business’ competitive edge and especially, for food safety. However, many companies still perform this process using paper, pen, and computer spreadsheets, which might be a risk to the operation, since this model doesn’t provide the security and authenticity of information.
The implementation step of the quality management system requires a lot of preparation, planning, resilience, and an inevitable change in your business’ daily routine, even more so for you who work in the FLV (fruit and vegetable) business.
Food quality is a complex subject, because it involves different concepts and mainly, different interpretations, from establishment to establishment, from person to person.
If you want to know what Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) are, how to apply them, and which laws involve and regulate these practices, this post was made for you!
Without doubt, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are the cornerstones for ensuring smooth operations throughout the food production chain.
Food traceability is critical so that distributors, industries and supermarkets can manage suppliers.
Using quality indicators to measure and check a company's performance are the best friends of those who monitor and analyze the operation, because they point the way and are a great benchmark.
Here on our blog, we never tire of talking about the importance of traceability associated with quality control, specifically quality inspections, both of products and of a company's processes.
The traceability of products, in general, arose due to the need to know the location of a certain product in the logistics chain.
Quality concepts started and were introduced in Japan by statistician W. E. Deming, after World War II, at the invitation of the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers (JUSE). Since then, these quality concepts have been adding value to countless companies around the world.