Logo
SIGN IN

LANGUAGE

Leading The Charge for Food Safety Capacity Building: Four Global Initiatives – Part Three: The Danone Experience

By Yves Rey
Yves Rey is the former chairman of the GFSI Board and Corporate Quality General Manager at Groupe Danone and GFSR is pleased to bring his insights and observations on capacity building to our readers in this three-part series on capacity building. Previous articles in this series have focused on The Global Food Safety Context and the GFSI Mission and the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) and Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environments (SSAFE)

Part Three:  The Danone Experience

Danone

For Danone, milk accounts for 75% of its SKU. The annual milk supply is estimated at eight billion liters, obtained from 120,000 dairy farms worldwide. Of these, 80% are subsistence farms with fewer than 10 cows, supplying 10% of the volume purchased. Another 18% are family farms with fewer than 300 cows, and they supply 55% of the volume purchased. And 2% of our suppliers are big farms, supplying 35% of the volume purchased.

Investing in food safety capacity building is a sound business decision.

There are strong dependencies between Danone and its dairy farm network. On top of that, Danone’s mission embodies the challenging goal of bringing health through food to as many people as possible, everywhere in the world.

Whoops! Article for GFSR Subscribers Only!


Not a subscriber yet? Sign-up for a FREE subscription today!

Get access to this article, along with our other great content, monthly journal, and more.

SIGN ME UP

Sftharticlefooter R1

Visit our Food Safety Training Platform to Access eCourses, Educational Webinars, and More!

Global Food Safety Resource®

GFSR is a leading educational resource for food safety professionals across the globe. Through our online media channels plus Safe Food Training Hub (SFTH) platform, we deliver perspectives, knowledge and training on the latest food safety trends, regulatory compliance, industry standards, and more.

globalfoodsafetyresource.com | safefoodtraininghub.com
Logos Duallockup

Corporate Head Office

1400 Kingston Rd. Ste. 403
Toronto, ON
Canada, M1N 1R1

Phone: 1-888-437-7395 x105