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Understand The Financial Risks In Your Business

Do you fully understand the financial risks in your business? Financial Risk comes in many diverse forms and predicting scenarios which may cause your business to lose money, can help protect your long-term profitability and viability. Whilst businesses in the food and beverage industry will all have different exposure points, it’s fair to say that common risk areas exist, allowing…

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Product Recall – Can You Recall Your Plan?

What would your plan be if one of your products needed to be recalled? Everyone in the Food and Beverage industry acknowledges that a recall can be catastrophic for the brand and reputation of their organisation.  The aim of any recall is to stop the sale and distribution of a product as soon as possible. For businesses in the food and beverage industries,…

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Links between supply chain and the current global circumstances

We live in a Global economy, which interconnects Australian businesses to other countries to fulfil their supply chain. Any disruption to the supply chain, such as the awful situation occurring right now in Ukraine, can create unprecedented risk to businesses. The impact of war and political unrest is likely to have widespread repercussions across the global markets. Closer to home we…

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Cyber-Security

Businesses on guard  With businesses increasingly connected online, do you understand your cyber-security risks?   Cyber-security is a growing concern for business owners in the Food and Beverage industry. It’s not a case of if you face a cyber threat in the future, but when.  Whilst every business will have different exposure points, a cyber threat shouldn’t be taken lightly due…

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Understand Your Supply-Chain

How much do you understand your supply-chain? It sounds like a simple question, but it’s important to realise that a resilient supply chain can help you sidestep avoidable risks and grow your business. Only 22% of companies have a proactive supply chain network. (Logistics Bureau, 2020) Your supply chain is one of the most critical elements to running your business and disruption at…

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3 insights why companies should pay more attention to food recall crisis management

The complexities of a recall event can have a wide-reaching impact on a business, as it can carry a potential loss of revenue, productivity, business relationships, and a long-term decline in the company’s public image. With these insights in mind, and the knowledge that recalls over the past ten years are increasing, we wondered just how prepared the Australian food…

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Dreamworld Are Mismanaging Their Crisis – But Is Your Business Any Better Prepared For Disaster?

Last month, four lives were cut tragically short in an accident on the Thunder River Rapids ride at the Dreamworld theme park. Since then, serious concerns have been raised about the actions of the board, particularly concerning their handling of the tragedy itself. Regular equipment breakdowns and an inexperienced employee left in charge have led to accusations the company didn’t…

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South Australian Blackouts Put Spotlight on Business Continuity Planning

With many businesses left counting the cost – likely to run into the billions – of the “once in a 50-year” storm, many businesses are now taking a second look at their business continuity planning. Following the blackout, many food and beverage companies were left scrambling, as freezers and chillers lost power and food started spoiling. Others, including many businesses…

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What Food and Beverage companies can learn from the BHP crisis in Brazil

We’ve all recently been shocked by the BHP Samarco disaster which saw 11 Brazillian villagers lose their lives, with 15 still reported as missing. This tragedy has rocked BHP, with Samarco’s publically traded bonds initially losing 50% of their value. So, what can the Food and Beverage industry take away from this crisis? People are always going to want answers…

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