'fsma SaaS' eliminates Supplier, Brand owner and Co-manufacturer supply-chain challenges for the FDA stakeholders

Automated performance evaluation

Brandowners or Co-manufacturer -supplier verification

by offering a technology solution with zero costs to brand owners and co-manufacturers

In support of an extension of enforcement, discretion informed FDA that industry had faced difficulties revising contracts to allow brand owners to share supplier information with co-manufacturers”

— Hogan and Lovell

SARASOTA, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, October 28, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — On November 6th, 2019, the Guidance on the ‘Supply-Chain Program Requirements and Co-Manufacturer Supplier Approval and Verification for Human Food and Animal Food: Guidance for Industry’ was due to be FDA enforced. However, because the ‘FDA has learned of additional challenges industry is facing in trying to meet the supply-chain requirements; the FDA will continue its enforcement discretion policy while advancing its work with stakeholders to better understand these challenges and to consider possible solutions to address these situations’. The challenges were due to the following guidance:

1. Supplier Approval FDA does not intend to take enforcement action if:
(1) a brand owner conducts supplier approval activities, (2) the co-manufacturer describes these activities in its food safety plan, and (3) the co-manufacturer conducts any necessary supplier approval activities not conducted by the brand owner

2. Supplier Verification FDA does not intend to take enforcement action if:
1) a brand owner determines and/or conducts supplier verification activities for its co-manufacturer, (2) the co-manufacturer describes these activities in its food safety plan, and (3) the co-manufacturer conducts any necessary supplier verification activities not conducted by the brand owner

According to Hogan Lovells ‘Comments submitted to FDA in support of an extension of enforcement, discretion informed FDA that industry had faced difficulties revising contracts to allow brand owners to share supplier information with co-manufacturers and that the rule presented additional challenges that could not be resolved just through contract revisions. For example, industry comments highlighted the resource burdens on both brand owners and co-manufacturers that would occur if verification needs to take place on the co-manufacturer level. Comments also expressed concern that entities would be required to hire additional personnel or redirect current personnel away from more substantive supply-chain work in order to facilitate compliance, but that these efforts would not add value for food safety.

Collaboration appears to be the approach among the stakeholders to reach an agreement. Technology-enabled collaboration provides a win-win-win for the supply-chain stakeholders. FSPCA directs the operationalization of FSMA. FSPCA mentions ‘control’ 54 times. Consider how your organization executes 'control'. A system of controls is distinctly different from a checklist of FSMA clauses.
'fsma SaaS' controls are based on the mechanics of error proofing and management by exception techniques, which leads to a resolution of the stakeholder challenges.
The three issues which inhibit contract revisions are
? Sharing of supplier information with co-manufacturers
? Resource burdens on both brand owners and co-manufacturers for verification of records
? Additional staff shifts away from more substantive supply chain work. Such efforts do not add value to food safety

‘fsma SaaS’ digital application facilitates control through the following
1. Supplier scheduled download of food safety plan / preventive controls to an Ipad and uploaded supplier records in real-time for external access
2. The Brand owner can direct the supplier which information is to be shared with the co-manufacturer electronically at the push of a button, to support the supply chain
3. Standardized formats from all suppliers on a dashboard to enhance efficiency for lower costs
4. A measure of the effectiveness of controls to determine supplier performance
5. Automatically triggered corrective actions when requirements are not met

The brand owner sees all the records for the lot run with the opportunity to be selective to what is visible to the co-manufacturer. Both parties have a separate dashboard of supplier information. Limited access to supplier records by the co-manufacturer is decided by the brand owner. Similarly, the co-manufacturer enables brand owners to verify their operations in real-time.

Supplier Approval
? Approval
‘fsma SaaS’ facilitates supplier approval by the brand owner through the fulfillment of the food safety plan and preventive controls. ‘fsma SaaS’ offers data entry of the parameters so that the brand owner is assured that the legal requirements are met; so that there is no chance of supply interruption due to citations by the FDA. The co-manufacturer has digital access for inputs into their own food safety plans and can be approved on behalf of the brand owner if required.

Supplier verification
Separate verification frameworks are provided by ‘fsma SaaS’
? the capability to verify each lot for the full supplier process, by the brand owner which is not seen by the co-manufacturer.
? The co-manufacturer in a separate partitioned section for the same lot verifies only the information that the brand owner wants the co-manufacturer
to verify. e.g.
o food safety plan /preventive controls
o food testing
o verification of calibration
o environmental monitoring
o Confirmation that no corrective actions are required.

The Supplier and co-manufacturer performances are automatically measured as a percentage variation to the total number of procedures and trended. The brand owner can then assess the actual performance of their individual suppliers or co-manufacturer.

Resource Management
The cost to brand owners and co-manufacturers (as receiving facilities) is zero dollars to utilize ‘fsma SaaS’ Both these entities access the relevant completed production electronically for the actual point of use records, which can be done prior to shipping in real-time. Enhanced efficiency means lower than current costs to do so – especially since there is no direct charge for receiving facilities to conduct verification. Co-manufacturers receive product documentation in a digital format from the supplier into their own systems or 'fsma SaaS', if they chose to do so.

Only the production entities accrue a subscription cost for utilizing ‘fsma SaaS’. The online / Ipad system is more efficient leading to lower costs. Additional or shift of human resources from other areas is unnecessary due to error-proofing and automation control. Access provides real-time original records, ‘fsma SaaS’ solves the issues associated with supplier/ brand owner /co-manufacturer challenges.

Jeffrey Lewis CEO of ‘fsma SaaS’ states that at the one-year anniversary of the enforcement date, 'fsma SaaS' is pleased to offer a solution of guaranteed FSMA compliance to the stakeholders providing them greater efficiency at a cost lower than their current practices. The brand owner is able to share only necessary information with the co-manufacturer. Contracts can be agreed to!'

Jeffrey Lewis
fsma SaaS
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Lubbock Texas Residential Home set for Auction by Assiter Auctioneers

8209 Colton Ave., Lubbock, TX

8209 Colton Ave., Lubbock, TX

Convenently located in Lubbock on 8209 Colton Avenue the home will make a perfect primary residence or strong investment.”

— Spanky Assiter

CANYON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Assiter Auctioneers (www.assiter.com) announces the auction of a 3 bedroom brick residential home in Lubbock, Texas, on Wednesday, November 11 at 4 pm according to Spanky Assiter, president of the company.

“Convenently located in Lubbock on 8209 Colton Avenue the home will make a perfect primary residence or strong investment,” said Assiter. “Don't miss out on your chance to bid your price!”

The properties highlights include a 1,926± sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom brick home with a 2 car garage,” said Ryan Rickles, Assiter Auctioneers auction coordinator.

The home’s many features include a living room with built ins, kitchen with storage and desk area, open concept dining area, master bath with jetted tub and landscaped yard noted Rickles.

For information, call Ryan Rickles (806.584.8954) or Assiter Auctioneers (806.655.3900 or toll free 800.283.8005) or visit www.assiter.com.

The auction is open to the public and will be a live event with onsite bidding. Additionally, live online bidding will be available for your convenience.

Assiter Auctioneers, based in Canyon, Texas, specializes in the sale of residential and commercial real estate, heavy equipment, trucks, vehicles, farm machinery and other assets including estate sales through live and online auctions.

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About Assiter Auctioneers
Assiter Auctioneers specializes in the sale of residential and commercial real estate, heavy equipment, trucks, vehicles, farm machinery and other assets including estate sales through live and online auctions. Headquarters in Canyon, TX, our highly experienced marketing staff and internationally award-winning auctioneers know that every auction is unique and conduct skillfully managed, highly professional events while ensuring that our clients receive the results they desire. Are you thinking of selling? For more information about Assiter Auctioneers, visit www.assiter.com or call 806.655.3900 or toll free 800.283.8005.

Ryan Rickles
Assiter Auctioneers
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Use Your Life Purpose as a Guidepost During These Troubling Times

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2020 has been a heck of an uncertain roller coaster ride

quote "purpose fuels passion" on background

Knowing why you do what you do matters

Rookieplay, under any circumstance, will help you find your dream job that fulfills your life purpose. Even with Covid!

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Even in the best of times, corporations and big businesses are too cost-conscious and focused on optimizing time, processes, and resources – including human resources.

At present, the job market is exceptionally stressed, and everyone from big corporations to SMBs is prioritizing expenditure and resources. It's a matter of survival for many of these businesses.
So right now, the ultimate focus isn't on the individual or personal considerations of employees. Naturally, corporate or business heads have their priorities and purposes mapped out both for the short and long term. But what about you? What is your purpose in life – be it personal or career-wise?

Change is Natural and Instinctive

Surviving the pandemic and attaining personal safety are top priorities for everybody right now. The consequent realignment of priorities has injected a certain degree of uncertainty in our lives.

This is a new situation, and we are all coping the best we can. But at some point, you will be forced to question or even redefine your purpose in life. What you should know is that this is only natural. It's merely our survival instinct that fosters the desire to grow – even in these challenging times.

A Strong Sense of Purpose Life is Key to Progress and Success

Your purpose in life acts as an anchor to keep you grounded and focused on your goals, ambitions, and desires. Now, more than ever, your purpose can serve as a guidepost to better face uncertain times and make sound decisions.

A strong sense of purpose can give you the direction and clarity you need in troubling times. Consequently, you feel more motivated to go the extra mile!

People with a strong sense of purpose are more resilient and recover from adverse events quickly. They don't let stagnation affect their lives and their work. They find a better way of working and accomplishing their purpose and goals in life.

The Importance of Living Your Purpose at Work

Research carried out during the pandemic suggests that people who were "living their purpose" at work were 5 times more likely to enjoy higher well-being levels (than those not having a clear cut purpose). The research also concluded that the earlier group of respondents reported much higher levels of engagement at work.

Link your Happiness with your Professional and Personal Aspirations

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We recently teamed up with Astral Consulting Group to create a dedicated and highly customized online job search platform – for those seeking a career/job shift.

Why Rookieplay? We suggest jobs that serve more than just putting food on your plate – they feed your souls. Our mission is to help you discover a better life and gain a sense of happiness in your profession!

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True happiness and success come when you understand your purpose in life. Do you need help to discover what would genuinely make your career fulfilling?
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George Leutner
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Amador Vintners Elects New and Expanded Board of Directors

Newly Expanded Board Adds Expertise, Creativity and Passion to Local Wine Association

PLYMOUTH, CALIFORNIA, USA, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Amador Vintners Association today announced the election of new Members to serve on the recently expanded Board of Directors for Amador County’s wine trade organization. The newly elected 2020/2021 Board of Directors members include Beth Goodlin-Jones, Co-Owner, Iron Hub Winery; Megan Foley, Director of Retail Operations, Rombauer Vineyards; Elisheva Gur-Arieh, Co-Owner, Di Arie Vineyard and Winery; and Steve Havill, General Sales Manager, Bella Grace Vineyards. They will join the Amador Vintner Association's standing Board of Directors members who include Scott Harvey, Co-Owner and Winemaker, Scott Harvey Wines; Emily Haines, Winemaker, Terra D’Oro Winery, part of Trinchero Family Estates; and Michael Long, Winemaker, Amador Cellars. Membership recently voted to increase the size of the Board of Directors from five (5) members to seven (7) to follow industry best practices and add energy, resources and greater perspective in the deliberation process.

“I am excited about the expertise, creativity and passion the 2020/2021 Board of Directors will bring to the Amador Wine Country community”, said Amador Vintners’ Executive Director, Jack Gorman. “We will continue to promote our welcoming tasting venues and Amador County as a world-class wine region”.

The Amador Vintners Association represents more than 40 wineries located in the premium wine region of Amador County, California. The 2020/2021 Board of Directors will focus on enhancing the marketing and recognition of Amador wines to consumers worldwide. Amador County is renowned for its wine-making heritage, premium wines, and family-owned wineries and vineyards.

To learn more about the Amador Vintners member wineries, the region please visit www.amadorwine.com.

About the Amador Wine Region
The historic Amador wine region traces its roots back to the Gold Rush of the 1850s as settlers came looking for gold in the California foothills. Many of the prospectors were immigrants from Europe and brought with them their love of wine. Vineyards were planted and wineries opened to supply the thirst of the miners. Some plantings from the Gold Rush continue to thrive in Amador County today, giving producers access to some of the oldest vineyards in California. The region is home to over 45 wineries and more than 3,700 acres of vineyards planted on rolling hillsides. Long a home of amazing Zinfandels, growers have planted, and winemakers are now making wines from a diverse array of grapes including Barbera, Sangiovese, and Syrah in the reds, and Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Viognier in the whites, just to name a few.

The region has garnered acclaim for full bodied, rich fruit flavors in its wines with balance and harmony that pair well with numerous foods and cuisines. Award-winning restauranteurs and sommeliers seek out wines from the Amador region to complement their menus and enhance their wine lists.

About Amador Vintners
The Amador Vintners Association is a voluntary membership-based organization working with more than 40 extraordinary member wineries and tasting rooms in Amador County to showcase the region’s award-winning Zinfandels, Barberas, Italian and Rhone varietals. Rich in wine history and heritage, Amador holds a special distinction to be one of the only wine-producing regions to be home to all family-owned wineries. The Vintners host events and tastings throughout the year to invite guests to explore the region and learn more about Amador’s wine community and its history. To learn more, visit www.amadorwine.com.


Jack Gorman
Amador Vintners Association
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SPRUCE GROVE, ALBERTA, CANADA, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — People from all over northern Alberta came and heard some world class entertainment this past weekend as Hockey Sticks and Honky Tonk, featuring headliner Gord Bamford, rocked Acheson, Alberta on Saturday.

Silent Ice Sports & Entertainment would like to thank presenting sponsors GS Construction and NeXgen Transportation, as well concert hosts Western Star Trucks North for being the main drivers of this year’s event. We would also like to thank event sponsors Cowan Graphics, Fraser Brothers Roofing, Q-Line Trucking, Academy Fabricators, The Co-operators-Ashdon Agency, Select Engineering and Lobay Dental Group for their support.

A big thank you to Gord Bamford, his band and crew, Steve Newsome and Jake Buckley for their incredible performances and to all the amazing volunteers whose hard work was greatly appreciated.

The mission for Silent Ice Sports & Entertainment was to provide people with some much needed entertainment and raise some funds and awareness for some charities in need. With that being said, we are extremely proud to announce the following:

A donation in the sum of $10,000 to be split evenly between CURE – ECHS1 and The Foundation for Cohesive Communities Parkland County. In addition to this donation, both NeXgen Transportation and GS Construction have committed an additional $5,000 each, bringing the amount raised for each charity to an even $10,000.

The Kinettes Christmas Hamper Drive was an outstanding success! Over $2,200 in cash and over 300 toys were donated by people attending the event.

With cash and toys, an estimated total of over $28,000 was raised for local charities from the Hockey Sticks and Honky Concert.

Silent Ice Sports and Entertainment would once again like to thank everyone who played a role in making this incredible event such a success. We can’t wait to see you all again!

J.J. Hebert
Silent Ice Sports & Entertainment
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The Giving Spirit, Helping 4 Legs Keep 2 Legs Alive

The Giving Spirit, Helping 4 Legs Keep 2 Legs Alive



By supporting the human-animal bond, it’s believed vulnerable populations will heal and move forward into a brighter future.

We see neglect and abuse everyday that just isn’t the case here. These animals are the center of the universe for their humans and we’re glad we can lend a hand in this small way.”

— John Hussey

SEAL BEACH, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — CUDDLY, a mission-driven fundraising platform dedicated to helping animal welfare organizations worldwide, is partnering with The Giving Spirit to support the distribution of 1k+ Companion Animal Kits to those struggling with homelessness.

Tens of thousands of people in Los Angeles, CA are experiencing homelessness and the stigma surrounding them only compounds their challenges. The bond between humans and animals has proven to be a life-saving difference for these forgotten populations.

CUDDLY’s existence sprouted from the needs of animal rescues and has blossomed to meet the needs of animals regardless of geographic location. Teaming up with The Giving Spirit and donating an initial 140+ kits means moving into a new realm of caring for animal welfare.

“We see neglect and abuse everyday,” said CUDDLY CEO, John Hussey, “that just isn’t the case here. These animals are the center of the universe for their humans and we’re glad we can lend a hand in this small way.”

“The humanization of people begins by seeing people as our neighbor,” said Tom Bagamane, founder of The Giving Spirit, “animals are part of our families and our goal is to keep these families together.

Each Companion Animal Kits is filled with over 20 items that provides grooming, security, and comfort. The leash and collar alone enable an individual to enter a shelter, an invaluable resource as winter months approach.

CUDDLY is a fundraising and wishlist platform dedicated to helping animal organizations worldwide, while supporting over 2,100 non-profit animal shelters across the United States. The for-good startup seeks to help all animals find a healthy life and a loving home. Through CUDDLY, animal lovers can purchase and give in a modern, transparent way, via online shops, gift registries and monetary donations. CUDDLY also provides fundraising and marketing support, as well as valuable community business tools, to help support the important initiatives of animal welfare organizations. For more information, please visit cuddly.com.

About The Giving Spirit
The Giving Spirit provides aid to these vulnerable and fragile lives by assembling and personally distributing survival kits to the children, women and families living on the streets of Los Angeles. The Giving Spirit partnered up with the Michelson Found Animal Foundation (MFA) through their Better Neighbor Project to found the Companion Animal Program in 2017.

Bridget Bowhay
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PanXchange Expands its Suite of US Industrial Hemp Benchmarks

PanXchange, Inc.

PanXchange, Inc.

PanXchange will begin issuing the first and only benchmark prices for US Hemp Grain and True Hemp beginning with its October 28th monthly report.

These price points are significant since we believe that by volume, these markets will evolve rapidly into traditional cash crops for US farmers, much like corn, wheat, and soy.”

— Julie Lerner

DENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — PanXchange is pleased to announce that it will begin issuing the first and only US benchmark prices for Hemp Grain and True Hemp beginning with its October 28th monthly report.

Julie Lerner, PanXchange’s CEO and Founder, explains, “These price points are significant since we believe that by volume, these markets will evolve rapidly into traditional cash crops for US farmers, much like corn, wheat, and soy.”

Hemp Grain: The first and likely largest hemp grain market is for feed and food markets, given its nutritional value. If true, PanXchange may relaunch it’s US feed grain trading platform that it idled during the glut of 2016. Says Lerner, “hemp grain is an excellent food source for livestock and poultry, and we anticipate that it will soon compete on price with dried distiller grains, wheat middlings and other sources of protein and fat.

True Hemp: The largest use for this type of hemp includes biocomposites, cottonized textiles, and hemp paper. The common feedstocks for these processes today include petro-based raw materials like polypropylene and polyester and natural-feedstocks like cotton, coarse wool, and wood chips. Increasing concerns regarding the biodegradability of synthetic fibers coupled with a growing emphasis on reducing the usage of plastic-based materials in various regions, such as Europe and North America, is also expected to support significant growth in the natural fiber market for the foreseeable future.

These new benchmarks are part of a larger expansion effort by PanXchange in 2020. Earlier this year, we developed a member-only webinar to discuss monthly market prices and activity with our nationally renowned hemp team. Typically, these webinars are held the Friday after the market reports release, however on December 17th, the company is hosting a member-only year-end symposium to discuss its annual supply and demand outlook. For those following PanXchange’s progress in US hemp, they may remember that last December, the company was the first to issue market demand estimates by volume of hemp instead of broad addressable market values based on retail consumer product prices.

PanXchange has also increased access to its reports, with distribution agreements with CQG, Barchart, and Nucleus195.

For more information, please visit our news page.

About PanXchange
PanXchange is a market structure solution for physical commodities that feed and fuel the world. Centered around its institutional-grade electronic negotiating and trading platform, it offers instant market access and price discovery, especially in relatively thin and/or nascent physical commodity markets. With regard to its benchmark pricing services, PanXchange is a Price Discovery Platform, not a price reporting agency (PRA), because it is backed by actual physical commodity trade activity, not just reported values, which often includes brokers and analysts. PanXchange serves the US industrial hemp market, the 120-million-ton specialty sand (proppants) market for US oil and gas extraction, and East African agricultural markets.

To learn more about PanXchange, please find a few of our 2002 achievements below.
? Hemp Industry Association Appoints Julie Lerner to the Board of Directors: https://panxchange.com/hia-board-of-directors-gains-two-new-members/
? What'd You Miss on Bloomberg TV: https://panxchange.com/bloomberg-whatd-you-miss/
? J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities Appoints Julie Lerner to the Industry Advisory Council: https://panxchange.com/j-p-morgan-center-for-commodities-industry-advisory-council/
? PanXchange and Julie Lerner are both named a 2020 Benzinga Fintech Listmaker Finalist: https://panxchange.com/panxchange-and-julie-lerner-have-been-named-a-2020-benzinga-fintech-listmaker/
? MJBizCon 2020 Nomenclature Workshop: https://mjbiz20.mapyourshow.com/8_0/sessions/session-details.cfm?scheduleid=39

Julie Lerner
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United States Enables Zambia’s Leadership Role in SADC Regional Seed Export Policy

Dr. Justify Shava of SADC, Mr. Mike Jackson of Lake Agriculture, Mrs. Mabel Simwanza of Zambia’s SCCI and Mr. Adam Norkane of USAID cut ribbon to commission 250 MT of improved maize seed, produced by Lake Agriculture under the SADC HSRS, for export to Moz

Director of Zambia’s SCCI Mrs. Mabel Simwanza hands over SADC Seed Certificate to Mr. Mike Jackson of Lake Agriculture, formally commissioning 250 MT of improved maize seed produced under the SADC HSRS for export to Mozambique

USAID, SADC, Government of Zambia and Lake Agriculture’s logos

The U.S. Government, with SADC, Zambian Government and Lake Agriculture, commissions 250 MT of improved maize seed produced in Zambia for export to Mozambique

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA, October 27, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — LUSAKA – Today, U.S. government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in close partnership with the Government of the Republic of Zambia, commissioned a pilot seed export from Zambia to Mozambique produced by emerging seed company, Lake Agriculture.

The USAID-funded Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade Project awarded Lake Agriculture a K2 million ($100,000) grant to produce and export 200 metric tons of improved, high-quality hybrid maize seed, under the SADC Harmonised Seed Regulatory System (HSRS). With a joint investment of K3.7 million ($185,000) and strict adherence to the regional guidelines, the emerging seed company ultimately produced 250 metric tons of high-quality seed valued at K7.6 million ($381,000), yielding a 380 percent return on the USAID investment. Of the total amount produced, 216 metric tons are being exported to neighboring, seed deficit Mozambique, while the remaining 34 metric tons of improved maize seed will be sold on the local Zambian market.

“Through our Seed Trade Project, we are supporting the SADC Secretariat to harmonize the national seed legislation across all 16 Member States with the regional guidelines. Due to its location and ability to produce quality seeds, Zambia is uniquely positioned to provide the ideal seeds for this inaugural export,” said U.S. Embassy Zambia Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. David Young. “These pilots also provide an opportunity for seed companies—be they large or small—to meet guidelines and successfully produce and export improved seed. This is important, because it allows for meaningful market competition, which ultimately benefits farmers, and plays a major role in moving nations forward on their path to self-reliance.”

The Seed Trade Project has piloted the SADC HSRS with several seed companies over the past two years to identify gaps and capacity-building needs. The SADC HSRS is a set of regionally agreed upon standards, rules and procedures for seed variety release, seed certification and quality assurance, and quarantine and phytosanitary measures for seed.

To work, national governments must align their national seed legislation with the regional guidelines. Seed produced under the system bears the SADC seed label and certificate, making it available for export to any SADC Member State without additional red tape or lost time.
The SADC HSRS harmonizes national seed legislation with improved regional standards for seed production and allows for easier movement of high-quality seed consignments across national borders.

“Seed is fundamental to our survival and regional economic prosperity. I often say, ‘Without seed, there is no agriculture. Without agriculture, there is no food. And without food, there is no human life,’ and that is something we should all take to heart,” states SADC Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources (FANR) Director Domingos Gove. “I am so pleased to see the success of Lake Agriculture and several other seed producers who are taking advantage of the SADC Harmonised Seed Regulatory System, and I encourage more seed companies to engage and learn more about the process.”

Lake Agriculture received the USAID grant in December 2019, in time for the 2019/2020 agricultural season. Through its local partner, QualiBasic Seed Company, Lake Agriculture planted over 50 hectares of Lake 601 seed variety in Lilayi and Mkushi, and received regular field inspections from the Zambian National Seed Authority, the Seed Control and Certification Institute, throughout the process. To ensure full compliance with the SADC HSRS, seed inspectors regularly sampled and tested the crop and certified it met the regional standards.

“As a small seed producer, we found it difficult to break into the Zambian seed market. With the close partnership between us and USAID’s Seed Trade Project, we received valuable assistance on how to implement the guidelines and now feel like we can be a viable player in this market,” said Lake Agriculture’s Managing Director Mike Jackson. “This experience has not only shown us a path forward, but it has opened doors to many other markets and helped us produce more high-quality seed.”

To learn more about the SADC Harmonised Seed Regulatory System, visit the SADC Seed Centre.


About Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade Project
The Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade Project (Seed Trade Project) is a five-year project designed to increase the availability of high-quality seed of improved varieties to farmers in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, and contribute to increased agricultural productivity and improved food and nutrition security. The Seed Trade Project provides targeted technical assistance to facilitate implementation of the SADC Harmonized Seed Regulatory System (HSRS), which aims to boost seed trade across the region, integrating smaller and more isolated national seed markets into one larger SADC market. The Seed Trade Project is part of a regional policy effort to improve agricultural productivity, food security and nutrition in the SADC region.

Sean McIntosh
U.S. Department of State
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Ester Market Report 2020 Top Companies- Ashland, DAK Americas, Esterchem, Huntsman, BASF and more..

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? Evonik (Germany)
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Tomato Sauce Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2020 – 2026

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This market overview report gives a compelling market insight into that Global Tomato Sauce Market. Those market insights include its products & services, technology utilization, innovations, resource management, etc. It also puts some focus on the demand and supply graph of this Tomato Sauce Market. It also gives market segment knowledge and recent market trends. The main thing is that this report gives a piece of overall information about customer satisfaction and also analyzed whether the products & services reach up to each end-user or not. This report analyzed a market potentiality from every required prospective and has taken 2020 as the forecast year.

The major vendors covered:
Symrise AG
D?hler GmbH
Kiril Mischeff
Riviana Foods Pty Ltd
Tiger Brands Limited
Del Monte Foods Inc
H. J. Heinz Company
Ariza B.V.
Dabur India Ltd.
SunOpta Grains and Foods Inc.
Olam International
Galla Foods.
Shimla Hills Offerings Pvt. Ltd.
Conagra Brands, Inc.
Chitale Agro

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Segment by Type, the Tomato Sauce market is segmented into

Segment by Application, the Tomato Sauce market is segmented into
Infant Food
Bakery and Snacks
Dressings and Sauces

Analysis of market dynamics

This report introduced the overall market context in a global scenario. It also focused on the growth rate of this Global Tomato Sauce Market and represented all competitive industry rates. It gives all knowledge about different industry's pricing strategies, revenue model, growth rate, etc. From this Tomato Sauce Market analysis report, you can know all competitions level, and it will also help sustain in the market. Because if pricing strategy is not appropriate, then it can fluctuate the demand & supply of products. If you want whole market information, then this report can help you with all those latest information. Along with that information, you can also get the responsible factors for market fluctuation. This report can help this Global Tomato Sauce Market to improve its policies and quality of products & services.

Market segment analysis

There are different segments of an industry, and all market performance can impact other segments. This Tomato Sauce Market analysis report is giving all information regarding other segment's performance. It will be easy for this Global Tomato Sauce Market to understand its market niches properly. It focused on different aspects of segmental analysis, such as technological improvements, revenue generation growth, strategic planning, achievements, etc.

Research methodology

For conducting this entire marker research, various expert analysts have participated in this analysis project. They have collected data from various reliable sources, and various majorities of data have been collected from primary sources. Those analysts have also done SWOT analysis to know the future scope of this Tomato Sauce Market. They have conducted this entire research by taking a large sample size and forecast every possible impact for the year 2026.

Key players

This report gives all the required information about this Global Tomato Sauce Market's vendors. It will help this Global Tomato Sauce Market to improve its quality and performance level. It tells about all market functionality of key players, their strategies, technology adoption, etc. This report will help this Tomato Sauce Market to reach up to its customers.?

Report covers:

Comprehensive research methodology of Global Tomato Sauce Market.
This report also includes detailed and extensive market overview with gap analysis, historical analysis & key analyst insights.
An exhaustive analysis of macro and micro factors influencing the market guided by key recommendations.
Analysis of regional regulations and other government policies impacting the Global Tomato Sauce Market.
Insights about market determinants which are stimulating the Global Tomato Sauce Market.
Detailed and extensive market segments with regional distribution of forecasted revenues
Extensive profiles and recent developments of market players

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Some points from table of content:

1 Study Coverage
2 Executive Summary
3 Global Tomato Sauce Competitor Landscape by Players
4 Market Size by Type (2015-2026)
5 Market Size by Application (2015-2026)
6 Japan by Players, Type and Application
7 North America
8 Europe
9 Asia Pacific
10 Latin America
11 Middle East and Africa
12 Company Profiles
12.1 Symrise AG
12.1.1 Symrise AG Corporation Information
12.1.2 Symrise AG Description and Business Overview
12.1.3 Symrise AG Sales, Revenue and Gross Margin (2015-2020)
12.1.4 Symrise AG Tomato Sauce Products Offered
12.1.5 Symrise AG Recent Development
12.2 D?hler GmbH
12.3 Kiril Mischeff
12.4 Riviana Foods Pty Ltd
12.5 Tiger Brands Limited
12.6 Del Monte Foods Inc
12.7 H. J. Heinz Company
12.8 Ariza B.V.
12.9 Dabur India Ltd.
12.10 SunOpta Grains and Foods Inc.
12.11 Symrise AG
12.12 Galla Foods.
12.13 Shimla Hills Offerings Pvt. Ltd.
12.14 Conagra Brands, Inc.
12.15 Chitale Agro
13 Market Opportunities, Challenges, Risks and Influences Factors Analysis
14 Value Chain and Sales Channels Analysis
15 Research Findings and Conclusion
16 Appendix

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