There have been at least nine unrelated outbreaks of foodborne illness in the U.S. this summer. Some of these are due to faulty manufacturing practices (Ritz crackers and Swiss rolls), while others are only contaminated in certain grocery stores (pasta salad from grocery store Hy-Vee and vegetable trays from Kwik Trip). Regardless of when or
Food remains the top revenue producer for grocery stores. It’s the reason customers walk into the door. Grocery store owners and managers are constantly busy. If they aren’t addressing urgent concerns, they have other responsibilities like marketing, sales, retail displays, and customer service issues that demand their attention; and that’s just on the sales floor!
Internet of Things (IoT) makes keeping food safe easier by enabling food-based businesses to digitally gather and store important inventory information. How safe is the food you sell? If you looked at your inventory today – would you know where those onions came from or how long they have sat on the shelf? What about