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CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts First in Series of “Engagement on Post-Harvest Losses” Workshops, Starting with Fresh Produce News Update 09 Dec 2020 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts First in Series of “Engagement on Post-Harvest Losses” Workshops, Starting with Fresh Produce On 9th December, the CGF Food Waste Coalition of Action held a two-hour virtual workshop for Coalition members, fresh produce suppliers and key stakeholder organisations to spark dialogues between both actors on collaborative ways to address the issue of food loss and waste, particularly on-farm losses. Engagement on the issue of post-harvest losses, which includes […]
CGF Announces New Members for May 2019 Press Release 17 May 2019 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for May 2019 PARIS, 17th May 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential™ provides its […]
Driving Consumer Satisfaction in the Fresh Industry Podcast 07 Feb 2020 E2E Value Chain Driving Consumer Satisfaction in the Fresh Industry The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) podcast series shares insights from industry experts on collaborative solutions that benefit the entire value chain. In this episode, Alexander Pöhl, Principal at Oliver Wyman, shares his insights on driving consumer satisfaction in the fresh industry, ahead of the February 2020 E2E SpringBoard event in Lisbon, Portugal […]
TFA 2020 Partners: The Triple Win of “Produce-Protect” Blog 01 Dec 2015 Environmental Sustainability TFA 2020 Partners: The Triple Win of “Produce-Protect” I was thrilled to learn of the announcement today by Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, at the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) Forests Day in Paris that The Consumer Goods Forum Board co-sponsors intend to prioritize commodity sourcing from areas practicing sustainable agricultural production, forest protection and protection of livelihoods. In reality, production of […]
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
Innovation for Success in the Fresh Industry Podcast 25 Feb 2020 E2E Value Chain Innovation for Success in the Fresh Industry The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) podcast series shares insights from industry experts on collaborative solutions that benefit the entire value chain. In this episode, we hear from Taddy Hall, Senior Partner of Innovation at Lippincott. Taddy shares his thoughts on driving success in the retail and consumer goods industry, consumer behaviours, fresh […]
Intelligent Technologies for Fresh Products Podcast 02 Dec 2019 E2E Value Chain Intelligent Technologies for Fresh Products In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2EVC) podcast series, you will hear from E2EVC Director, Ruediger Hagedorn, and Achim Schneider, Global Head of SAP’s Retail Industry Business Unit. Ruediger and Achim delve into how using intelligent technologies can improve business processes for fresh products. From increasing speed to market, to customisation, to reducing […]
Avoid Missed Sales Opportunities: Keeping Production Pipelines Fresh Blog 18 Mar 2021 E2E Value Chain Avoid Missed Sales Opportunities: Keeping Production Pipelines Fresh   Calavo Growers had long used spreadsheets to track opportunities with customers. With the move to remote working came a greater need for visibility and accountability to ensure smooth operations and better customer experience.   When I first arrived at Calavo Growers over three and a half years ago, we did not have a system […]
E2E SpringBoard | Future of Fresh | Lisbon, February 2020 – Highlights Video 30 Apr 2020 E2E Value Chain E2E SpringBoard | Future of Fresh | Lisbon, February 2020 – Highlights
Our Plastics Plan: What We’ve Achieved in the First Four Months Blog 31 Jan 2019 Plastic Waste Our Plastics Plan: What We’ve Achieved in the First Four Months In September, we outlined how we were step changing our approach to using plastic and we shared an update on our progress before Christmas on our blog. Four months on, here’s our highlight achievements:     Reducing our plastic use Making our plastic easier to recycle Introducing a take-back initiative for plastic not recycled at kerbside     […]
Shaping Vancouver’s Retail Market: Diversity, Density and Digital Blog 15 May 2019 Environmental Sustainability Shaping Vancouver’s Retail Market: Diversity, Density and Digital As home to this year’s Global Summit, Vancouver is one the world’s most diverse and dynamic global cities. Its west coast location enshrines its position as a global gateway. These elements come together to create a unique food and consumer goods market, powered by a mix of national powerhouses and innovative local leaders. As part […]
E2E SpringBoard Executive Summary – The Future of Fresh Publication 27 Aug 2020 E2E Value Chain E2E SpringBoard Executive Summary – The Future of Fresh
New Year Spotlight: Ignacio Gavilan, Environmental Sustainability Director Blog 19 Jan 2018 Environmental Sustainability New Year Spotlight: Ignacio Gavilan, Environmental Sustainability Director The start of a new year is a perfect time for reflection on where we have been and where we’re going. With that in mind, we took the opportunity to sit down with our Director of Environmental Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan to get his thoughts on the industry, and its achievements and challenges, as we hit […]
Press Release 27 Feb 2014 Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 2 ANAHEIM, Calif., USA,  27th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference continued today with another full programme of speakers from the world of food safety. The day started early with a set of energizing Breakfast Sessions designed by the conference sponsors Sealed Air Diversey, DNV GL, LRQA and Trace One. […]
Addressing Post-Harvest Losses is Crucial in the Fight Against Food Waste Blog 15 Mar 2021 Food Waste Addressing Post-Harvest Losses is Crucial in the Fight Against Food Waste We first launched our work on food waste at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) a little over five years ago. It’s been five years of strong progress, but it is still not enough. Food waste and loss remains a serious global problem with enormous environmental and social consequences. A third of food produced is never […]
News Update 23 Jun 2016 CEOs Talk Health & Wellness During Global Summit in Cape Town Some 800 c-level delegates were on hand as the Global Summit celebrated its 60th birthday in Cape Town this June. With it focus on seizing opportunities in the face of disruption, a number of sessions referenced consumer health and the impact changing consumer demands are having on our industry. However, there were three sessions in particular that […]