The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on people and communities. Organizations have been facing significant disruptions and challenges that they need to quickly manage and respond to.
The food industry cannot stop and at the same time must not compromise production standards, worker safety and, of course, consumers protection.
Then, extreme climate events, borders restraints, reductions in workforce and fewer logistics options have been placing dramatic pressure on supply chains.
Sourcing and trading patterns are changing – and history shows us that whenever change on this scale occurs, it presents new risks, both from unintentional impacts and malevolent practice.
Let’s have a look together on what as Barilla we have learned and what we are doing, in order to be further prepared to face current and future challenges.
Alessandro Ruggeri, Global Suppliers Quality Director, Barilla