SGS to speak on food safety at the MIFB Conference 2014

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company will speak at the MIFB Conference 2014 on Food Security and Innovation, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 19 June 2014 from 11:45 to 12:30.

The diversity of the modern food supply chain and its ever-changing dynamics creates many challenges for the food industry. Quality, safety and efficiency form key drivers in the food value chain and impact on not just the sustainability of the business but also the desirability of the product and the marketability of the business as a whole.

In this event, SGS aims to help organisations continuously improve the quality, safety, performance and integrity of the food supply chain, manage sustainability and social responsibility, and develop talent that empowers organisations to build value and make the most of every opportunity to further excellence.

The MIFB conference will be hosted at the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, on June 19, 2014. The theme of the conference is “Food Security and Innovation”, and it will showcase insights into the development of food innovation and food safety systems for long-term sustainable growth.

The conference will provide an interactive platform for industry players and related organisations to network, exchange ideas, strengthen existing and create new academic links as well as promote new ideas and business trends that impact productivity. Presentations by regional experts will cover a variety of topics from food security and food sustainability to food regulations and the current trends in the food industry.

SGS at the event

During this event, SGS will help organisations to establish management systems and processes that foster legal compliance, increase transparency, improve the efficiency and performance of food supply chains and to continuously improve on food safety aspects.

As the leader in professional training, we draw on our years of worldwide experience to provide effective learning and development opportunities. We make a difference to individuals, teams and businesses, nurturing talent and enabling continuous organisational progression. Our specialists partner with course participants, identifying improvement objectives and supporting the professional journey.

Mr. Quah Keat Boon, Lead Auditor from SGS Malaysia will be presenting “Deliver Best-In Class Food Safety Solutions – Enhancing Processes and Skills” at this event. He will share with attendees, the current and emerging issues in food safety, the factors affecting those within major emerging areas in the food supply chain arena, the importance of systems and processes, and how mitigating risks and improving efficiency at every stage of the food value chain from primary production to retail and hospitality so that an organisation can meet their commitment to consumers, the environment and to social wellbeing.

Interested delegates are welcome to join Track 1: Food Safety on June 19th, from 11:45 to 12:30 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

For registration please visit the MIFB site.

For further information, please contact:

Ms Lydia Su
Marketing Executive, Systems and Services Certification
SGS Malaysia
T: +603 2095 9200


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

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