Infor Sponsors Global Food Safety Conference
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced it will sponsor the Global Food Safety Conference to be held 6th - 8th March 2013 at the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona, Spain. The event is expected to see over 1,000 delegates and will cover some of the most pressing issues in food safety worldwide.
- Infor has more than 1,500 customers in food and beverage across almost 100 countries, including six of the world's top 10 brewers. Global customers include international brands such as Del Monte, SAB Miller and Kellogg's.
- Speakers and presenters at the Global Food Safety Conference include representatives from Wal-Mart, PepsiCo, the US Food and Drug Administration, the UK Food Standards Agency, Coca-Cola, Danone, Nestlé, Interpol, Carrefour, Heinz and the US Center for Disease Control.
"Food safety continues to make headlines across Europe and beyond," commented Mike Edgett, director, industry marketing, process manufacturing, Infor. "The horsemeat scandal is one of the more visible examples of the need to secure the food supply chain and ensure complete traceability but there are other examples that appear daily."
"Of course, prevention is the first step in quality management within the food industry. Manufacturers must have a means to measure and monitor both the ingredients and processes they use in order to deliver the quality consumers and regulators demand. Global food manufacturers are embracing technology to deliver this.
"We believe that Infor Food & Beverage is the only complete suite of applications built specifically for food manufacturers and is engineered for speed. This unique combination gives food companies greater ability to rapidly meet customer demands, quickly trace raw material supplies, swiftly track finished goods shipments and drive out costs from their existing product portfolio."
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Infor is the third-largest provider of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
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