The Second Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum – Discussion Roundup

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The food and drink sector is facing a number of imposing challenges. Supermarkets continue to wage price wars, which in turn heap further cost pressure on their already stretched suppliers. As a result, some suppliers have cut corners and scandals such as “horse-gate” have erupted. Subsequent reforms aimed at improving the sector’s supply chains are likely to create further complications. …

4C hosts the second Food & Drink Industry Procurement Forum meeting

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, October 17th 2014 4C hosts the second Food & Drink Industry Procurement Forum meeting A group of UK based Chief Procurement Officers and Procurement Directors, from large food and drink manufacturing companies, attended the second Food & Drink Industry Procurement Forum at Vinoteca Marylebone in central London this Tuesday evening 14th October 2014. The …

4C Associates hosts the inaugural Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum Dinner

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London, April 23rd 2014 A group of UK based Chief Procurement Officers and Procurement Directors from large food and drink manufacturing companies got together to celebrate the first of a series of Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forums 2014 at the Royal Exchange in the City of London on Wednesday 21st May 2014. The Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum is a …

Inaugural Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum – Dinner Roundup

Inaugural Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum – Dinner Roundup

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Finance leaders working in the food and drinks industry have always faced a complex series of challenges. The very nature of the products created by the sector, require an extensive analysis of ever-changing landscape, both economic and physical, in order to consistently deliver high-quality goods. Additional difficulties faced by those in the sector include the seasonal availability of certain key …

4C Associates hosts the inaugural Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum Dinner

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London, April 23rd 2014 A group of UK based Chief Procurement Officers and Procurement Directors from large food and drink manufacturing companies got together to celebrate the first of a series of Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forums 2014 at the Royal Exchange in the City of London on Wednesday 21st May 2014. The Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum is a …

Supply chain scandal forces companies to act

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A number of major corporations were caught on the back foot by the discovery of horse meat in several products. Many of the UK’s major food retailers have had to remove stock from shelves and issue apologises to their customers. The scandal highlighted the growing level of risk associated with global supply chains. Not only does a far reaching web of suppliers …

Horse meat saga reveals lack of visibility in supply chains

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The discovery of horse meat in a number of supermarket products has outraged the British public and led to a call for more stringent checks. One of the most disturbing elements of the story is the lack of clarity regarding which company is responsible for the contamination. Retailers and suppliers have all taken to blaming each other. Aldi, Findus and …