Logistics and supply

Innovation Trends, Logistics and supply

INNOVATIVE PACKAGING TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE AND FOOD LOSS

24/03/2022

When it comes to food, packaging plays a fundamental role in keeping it fresh, preserving its quality to reduce food-borne diseases as well as extending its shelf-life to minimize loss and waste. Although a plastic-free attitude is a linear approach to the green question, a circular one may be more efficient. If we take into consideration the negative impact that producing food which remains uneaten or distributing inedible food has on our environment and economy, food loss and food waste call for new packaging solutions. One of the latest trends entails converting agri-food residues into innovative bio-packaging. In this perspective,…

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Innovation Trends, Logistics and supply

LOGISTICS 4.0 IS MAKING SPACE TO SUPPLY CHAIN 5.0: ARE WE READY?

23/08/2021 LOGISTICS 4.0 IS MAKING SPACE TO SUPPLY CHAIN 5.0: ARE WE READY?

The concept of industry 4.0 is strictly linked to the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution that has its origins in 2011, when the digitization of industrial processes began the transformation that eventually lead to enhanced business productivity and flexibility. In this context, in order to respond to an increasingly efficient production, logistics 4.0 became an essential asset. Despite not having an official definition yet, we could state that every activity encompassing the planning, the storage flow of raw materials, semi-finished and finished products, in order to meet customer requirements via the use of enabling technologies, is part of this recent approach…

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Logistics and supply, Technology

FROZEN FOOD IS A HEALTHY AND WASTE-CONSCIOUS CHOICE

12/04/2021 FROZEN FOOD IS A HEALTHY AND WASTE-CONSCIOUS CHOICE

Frozen food has earned a negative reputation over the years for being highly processed and less nutritious than fresh food. You may be surprised to learn that this is far from the truth. Frozen food can be just as healthy, if not healthier, than its fresh counterpart: it all depends on how quickly and efficiently the food has been frozen and also on how professionally the supply chain has been managed before that frozen food reaches our kitchens. Freezing food to avoid spoilage is a practice that has been popular since 3000 BC when the ancient Chinese used ice cellars…

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Logistics and supply

INTELLIGENT LOGISTICS SOLUTION: GROUPAGE SHIPMENTS

29/01/2021 INTELLIGENT LOGISTICS SOLUTION: GROUPAGE SHIPMENTS

Since our core business is the export of high quality Italian food all over the world, a well-functioning supply chain has always been essential to us. As if to say, there is no excellence without a timely delivery. This is the reason why, for the past twenty years, we have always improved our logistics management with the intent of constantly ensuring a perfect service. Many years ago we introduced in our range of services the sea freight groupage shipment: we chose it because it is a cost-effective, eco-friendly way of transporting goods and at the same time it allowed us…

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Diet and nutrition, Logistics and supply

Harvest Time For Italian Tomatoes

10/02/2017 italian tomato harvest

Italy is the largest producer of tomatoes within AMITOM, l’Association Méditerranéenne internationale de la Tomate qui regroupe les organisations professionnelles de transformateurs de tomates du pourtour méditerranéen. (more…)

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Logistics and supply

How reduce food losses by intelligent logistic

28/06/2016 intelligent logistic system

The need to feed an ever-increasing world population makes it obligatory to reduce the millions of tons of avoidable perishable waste along the food supply chain. A considerable share of these losses is caused by non-optimal cold chain processes and management. (more…)

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Logistics and supply

Food traceability can beat food counterfeiting

27/01/2016 traceability beat food counterfeiting

With counterfeiting on the increase in food industry, traceability can be the opportunity that producers and consumers are waiting for a long time. Traceability new technology can defend Italian products by guaranteeing the origin and the quality.  (more…)

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Logistics and supply

Cold Chain Market: the global trends in 2015

27/10/2015 cold chain market trends

The Report “Cold Chain Market in Europe”, wrote and published by Market Research Store, illustrates a market analysis about the cold chain in Europe and the prospect in upcoming years.  (more…)

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Logistics and supply

The difference between logistic and supply chain

06/10/2015 logistic and supply chain difference

Logistic and supply chain are two terms often used improperly, a confusion of meaning that came from the fact that many people consider logistic a subcategory of supply chain management. In true, the main difference between supply chain and logistics is that logistic is a specialized part of the entire supply chain process. (more…)

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Logistics and supply

Analytics Report for the supply chain: the importance of data

10/09/2015 supply chain analytics report

Food manufacturers work hard to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. (more…)

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Logistics and supply

A new Food Preservation Technology: High Pressure Processing

21/07/2015 food preservation technology

High Pressure Processing, or HPP, is a novel food technology based on the use of high pressure. It is a very simple technology based on the Pascal principle, also known as Pascalization or cold pasteurization: (more…)

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Logistics and supply

Superior supply chain: benchmark best practices and performances for next-generation success

28/05/2015

It’s already proved that at the root of successful food and beverage manufacturing there is an effective supply-chain management. Food manufacturers are going to rely more and more on their supply chain to help manage both food-safety risks and regulatory compliance. (more…)

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About Alifood

About Alifood

We strongly believe that everything we plan and do should create value, for both our clients and suppliers. We do not see ourselves as mere food traders.

The sale of the products we select is just the last step of a complex, structured process that is based on strong business relationships and, in many cases, real partnerships. Our job is made of several functions: sourcing the right product, selecting a reliable producer, managing the entire logistics chain, providing all the necessary documentation and certifications and following up all the after-sale requirements besides consulting and tutoring on how to best use each single product. We do all this because we strongly believe that everything we plan and do should create value, for both our clients and suppliers. Our familiarity with the Italian food an agricultural industry, developed over the last twenty years, gives us the ability to efficiently deal with all the diverse needs pertaining to different markets.

Thanks to our experienced, professional and multilingual global working team, matching international demand and local supply is what we do best.

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