Foodbuy extends partnership with Oritain

19/10/2018 - 07:00
Foodbuy, a procurement organisation that is part of Compass Group, has extended its partnership with Oritain, a product and supply chain traceability specialist.

Oritain operate globally and specialise in the traceability of products. Using forensic science and data analysis is can test a product at any stage in the supply chain, tracing it back to its origin.

Ian Murphy, chief procurement officer for Foodbuy, said: “We take supply chain integrity very seriously and are excited to be enhancing our already robust processes by working more closely with Oritain.

“We’re committed to working with our suppliers to build sustainable partnerships and already have a number of processes in place to ensure in transparency, but by partnering with Oritain, we can provide that extra level of innovation and reassurance to clients that they are receiving the very best quality products.”

The partnership, which was first formed two years ago, will see Oritain working with Foodbuy’s core suppliers of red meat, fish and seafood to scientifically verify the true origin of products.

Under the partnership, Oritain will continue to audit Foodbuy suppliers by carrying out independent scientific analysis.

Rupert Hodges, executive director of Oritain UK, said: “Foodbuy is a very innovative business and we’re delighted to have extended our partnership with them. This is a real testament to the value that Oritain can offer to Foodbuy’s  clients through providing a reliable traceability service which helps enhance the integrity of its supply chain.”

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