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The food manufacturing event due to hit Sydney in July will include a section devoted to traceability and audit compliance.

Foodpro has partnered with Food Innovation Australia (FIAL) to launch The Supply Chain Integrity Zone, giving the show an emphasis on security in the supply chain.

"Traceability and audit compliance are a priority, but smaller manufacturers often find it costly to comply," event director Peter Petherick said.

"The majority of technologies for traceability are often geared to larger manufacturers, which causes obstacles and barriers for smaller players in the industry."

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The new initiative focuses on solutions available for small manufacturers who produce pre-packaged goods for sale to the consumer.

Companies across the various stages of the supply chain will be represented, allowing visitors to discuss end-to-end solutions with suppliers best suited to their business.

The zone will also include a series of seminars covering the latest technology, capabilities, and insights.

It will also feature companies that offer solutions specifically for smaller manufacturers who produce less than 10,000 units a week with a focus on areas including: materials in, processing integrity, packaging integrity, shipping and receivables, and quality management solutions for traceability.

Foodpro will be held from 16-19 July at the Sydney International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour, Sydney. For more information click here.

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