The New Frontier for Food Safety in Produce: Data Driven Analytics and Insights Enhancing Traceability and Food Safety Programs

  • Discussing how the $8B growth in sales of fresh produce from 2019 to 2021 is driving our industry to innovate and modernize while nurturing consumer confidence in FSQ from seed to feed
  • How are data-driven analytics and insights creating a step change in traceability and food safety programs? What is involved in building, maintaining, and continually improving these new capabilities?
  • Working with our partners up and down the value chain from field to fork to share data and KPIs, maintain 100% traceability, comply with FSMA 204, and always seek to improve safety, quality, and the consumer experience
  • Creating a culture of inclusivity and diversity that delivers on our values and empowers us to do better and be better as we provide a healthy and well-balanced source of food to the public

Takashi Nakamura
VP, Corporate R&D and Food Safety
Fresh Del Monte

Current Role VP, Corporate R&D and Food Safety

PhD – Engineering , Purdue University

MBA – University of North Florida