Keeping “The Real Thing” Local Across the Globe
Walmart customers have an unspoken expectation that the products they buy will be safe, and Walmart’s Vice President of Food Safety Frank Yiannas drives fulfillment of that expectation through a culture of food safety throughout its stores—and its supply chain.
The conference takes place Nov. 4-6 in Boise, Idaho and features Don Jones of Wesmar Company and Jeff Weir of Sprague Pest Solutions.
In Ancient Greece and Rome, black pepper was used as a form of currency; in the fifth century its offering to conquerors twice spared the city of Rome; in the Middle Ages it was so valued, it was sold by the single peppercorn. And in the late 1800s, McCormick & Company, Inc., became a part of this rich history.
Walmart to create a more sustainable food system through four key pillars: improving the affordability of food for both customers and the environment, increasing access to food, making healthier eating easier, and improving the safety and transparency of the food chain.