Business Platforms

The GFTC operates within four integrated business platforms. These core platforms are the operational framework that foster solutions in response to immediate stakeholder requirements and evolve into more mature business solutions to address and resolve more comprehensive traceability issues.

The GFTC business platforms:

Collaborate with knowledgeable experts and global experts in conducting benchmark studies and market assessments across all food groups to deliver recommendations and actionable solutions for stakeholders throughout the global food system. Check out the Resource Library for published papers to date. 

Protocols & Standards
Participate in the development of international data standards and uniform requirements in order to establish food traceability recommendations and guidelines that inform and assist industry stakeholders and policy makers in making science-based decisions. Check out the Resource Library for published protocols and standards to date.

Education & Training
Provide ongoing learning opportunities and practical tools to help food industry stakeholders understand and implement sustainable traceability solutions more effectively. Check out our eLearning Tool for education activities.

Technology Transfer
Develop an incubator for new ideas and technologies that will encourage interoperable traceability systems and solutions. Provide the mechanisms to pilot and test these embryonic ideas and assess their capabilities. Check out the Seafood Traceability Tool