GFSI Promotes Food Safety During 2017 Global Food Conference

Global Food Safety Initiative pic

Global Food Safety Initiative

Awarded the Grade of AA by the British Retail Consortium, Honey Holding l, Ltd., has established a reputation as a provider of high quality honey products. Honey Holding has also received certification from the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

Facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum, GFSI ensures the safety of global food supply chains by implementing rigorous food management system standards. GFSI employs governments and other influential institutions in addition to food safety experts to create a technical working group responsible for promoting these standards.

With a vision of ensuring food safety for consumers, GFSI organized the Global Food Safety Conference, a 3-day event that brings together thousands of food safety professionals. This event aims to promote awareness of the importance of food safety. It also provides professionals in the food industry with an opportunity to build networks and gain insight from their peers.

The 2017 Global Food Safety Conference will be held from February 28 through March 2 in Houston.


2017 North American Beekeeping Conference and Tradeshow in January

2017 North American Beekeeping Conference

2017 North American Beekeeping Conference

One of the largest industrial suppliers of honey in the US, Texas-based Honey Holding provides more than 25 million pounds of honey to bakeries and food processors every year. Honey Holding also maintains membership with the American Honey Producers Association (AHPA), which will join the American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) and the Canadian Honey Council (CHC) in hosting the 2017 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow in January.

The North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow welcomes professionals from throughout the beekeeping industry and serves as a forum for the latest information on industry news, products, and services. Guests may attend a variety of events ranging from workshops and general sessions to keynote presentations and track sessions for novice and seasoned beekeepers alike. Furthermore, vendors will exhibit a broad selection of industry products and services.

In addition to informational programming, the conference will host several benefit and networking events. Social events include an auxiliary luncheon and meeting, a dinner social, and the annual banquets for the AHPA and ABF. The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees will also host a luncheon. Silent and live auctions will benefit the ABF, the AHPA, and the American Honey Queen program.

The San Luis Resort and Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, Texas, will host the North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow on January 10-14, 2017. Registration rates vary according to membership with the AHPA, ABF, CHC, the Texas Beekeepers Association, and other select beekeeping organizations. Attendees may also purchase family and single-day passes at discounted prices.

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