WHAT IS FOOD QUALITY? Safety Nutritional values Sensory values Convenience LEGAL REQUIREMENT VOLUNTARY REQUIREMENTS FOOD QUALITY
WFP’S FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN - Diverse food basket - Multitude of partners / legal requirements across the globe - Harsh climatic / security conditions - Not driven by market but by humanitarian commitments Probably the most complex food supply chain WHAT DOES IT IMPLIES IN TERMS OF FOOD QUALITY AND SAFETY?
A COMPREHENSIVE VISION OF FOOD QUALITY WFP’s improved quality management system Engagement with National Food Authorities Engagement with Donors, NGOs, etc Safe, Nutritious, Tasty, Convenient Foods Challenges: COA of origin? Lack of specs standardization Different quality system Mutual trust between the actors Challenges: Multiple standards Lack or targeted enforcement Capacity building of FCS