PARIS, 29th April 2021 — 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.
Agroknow is the food safety intelligence company that predicts risks to inform the right preventive measures. For almost 15 years, it has been specialising in big data and AI applications for the food supply chain. Its cloud-based platform FOODAKAI is the leading solution for food risk monitoring, assessment and prediction, trusted by leading food manufacturers around the world.
“Our mission is to help ensure that consumers have access to safe and healthy food. We have been inspired by the work that the GFSI coalition carries out and wanted to actively contribute to the CGF standard setting and implementation actions. We hope that our rich expertise on data standards and interoperability can add value to the work that the CGF is doing.” – Nikos Manouselis, CEO, Agroknow
eyos is a data-driven retail growth platform which allows Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brands and independent merchants to collaborate through data sharing and trade promotion automation. eyos’s uniqueness is built on proven system-agnostic data capture technologies, powerful neural networks and AI capabilities. Being able to capture and standardise granular and hugely diverse retail purchase data at source, and layer transaction-based real-time automation technology on top, sets the company apart. Particularly effective in Growth Markets, where retail is more fragmented than in other markets, they have built a loyal customer base that includes world-leading Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies and thousands of independent merchants.
“eyos is a leading retail growth platform for the independent grocery retail sector – connecting thousands of independent neighbourhood stores. We are disrupting and improving how CPG Companies can work data-driven with independent mom&pop shops in markets with high retail fragmentation. The Consumer Goods Forum is the premier network for CPG professionals with a unique lineup of working forums to bring the CPG industry to the next level. Being an innovate company in the CPG space we wanted to join the Consumer Goods Forum to contribute our views, learn about future demands in the industry and support CPG players to achieve sustainable growth.” – Philipp Stegmann, Co-Founder & COO, eyos
GS1 Brasil – Brazilian Automation Association, is a multisector, non-profit organisation that develops and maintains global standards for efficient business communication by ensuring a common business language around the world and collaboration in the automation process of supply chains. For over 35 years in the country, the association has 58,000 associates that represents 31% of GDP and 18% of formal jobs. These figures demonstrate the importance of the organisation in the Brazilian market and in supporting the evolution of automation in the country.
“GS1 Brasil aims to collaborate with CGF to attend strategic demands and also be part of its positive global agenda.” – Virginia Vaamonde, CEO, GS1 Brasil
As the only association in the consumer goods industry that is truly global, while embracing both retailers and manufacturers, and service providers, our members understand the value of our uniqueness. Many of the opportunities and issues that we face as an industry can’t be addressed by individual companies alone, or just by collaborating regionally. The CGF offers you a seat at the table, and our members know that our global, cross-value chain perspective is critical to helping drive positive change globally and in securing long-term, sustainable business growth.
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For further information, please contact:
Juliana Xavier de Lima
Manager, Membership & Engagement EMEA