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14
Jan

FI NEWS 01/2020

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  FRESHINDEX NEWS FreshIndex Looks ahead – 2020 plans and beyond High user acceptance and plenty of impetuses for the further development of the FreshIndex app during the test phase in summer 2019 confirmed the work done so far and motivates the project partners for their way ahead. Their ultimate goal is to have the […]

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15
Oct

FI NEWS 10/2019

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  FRESHINDEX NEWS The trial ist complete! The dynamic best-before date was tested for the first time ever in METRO stores: IS FRESHNESS ENTERING A NEW ERA? For 6 weeks during the hot summer months, from August 5th until September 11th, the FreshIndex system and its real-time dynamic best-before date (DHD) were tested with customers […]

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31
Jul

FI NEWS 07/2019

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  FRESHINDEX NEWS THE TIME HAS COME TO TEST THE FRESHINDEX AND TO GET TO KNOW THE TRUE FRESHNESS OF FOOD During the last months all consortium partners were working hard to get the FreshIndex ready – and we are just a few days away. From now on it’s not just talking and writing about […]

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26
May

FI News 05/2019

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  FRESHINDEX NEWS LET’S TALK ABOUT: INTRODUCING THE FRESHINDEX –THE DYNAMIC EXPIRY DATE WILL BECOME REALITY IN AUGUST 2019! Just a few months remain until the start of the field trial where the FreshIndex Dynamic Expiry Date (DED) will be introduced to selected stores in METRO Germany (Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart and St. Augustin). During […]

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27
Feb

FI News 02/2019

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  FRESHINDEX NEWS LET’S TALK ABOUT: COMING FROM A VIRTUAL TO A REAL WORLD Long time, no see – since our last Blogpost in December 2018 a lot has happened. Following up on our first Milestone Meeting with our project sponsor in November 2018, it was time for taking a closer look on what is […]

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05
Dec

FI News 12/2018

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FRESHINDEX NEWS LET’S TALK ABOUT: MILESTONES AND [NEW] STANDARDS With St. Nicholas Day and Christmas ahead we thought it was about time for a next update on the FreshIndex – and on the next big steps for the second part of the project. FreshIndex is both – on track and on spec! On Thursday, 8 […]

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28
Sep

Recap: Design Thinking Workshop “Digital Food Information”

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Discovering the benefits of digital food information On Tuesday, 25th September 2018, the FreshIndex consortium organized its first Design Thinking Workshop focusing on the benefits of digital food information in Cologne, Germany. The initial list of invited guests covered persons along the whole food value chain reaching from production and retail until packaging, marketing as […]

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05
Sep

FI News 09/2018

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FRESHINDEX NEWS LET’S TALK ABOUT: DIGITALIZATION IN THE AGRIFOOD VALUE CHAIN As proudly announced in our last Newsletter (see Newsletter 08/18), we strongly belief in a co-creative approach as well as a frequent and transparent communication with our stakeholders. So far, we have talked to experts from all parts of the agrifood value chain in […]

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07
Aug

Design Thinking Workshop: Mehrwerte Digitaler Lebensmittelinformationen

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Im Fokus – digitale Lebensmittelinformationen Von der Weide bis zur Gabel werden in der Wertschöpfungskette von Lebensmitteln eine Reihe von Daten erhoben. Diese können helfen, die Logistik,  Warenwirtschaft und Customer Experience von Produkten zu verbessern. Zum Beispiel ist denkbar, dass auf Basis von Hygienedaten und den Daten der Kühlkette ein neues, dynamisches Haltbarkeitsdatum für Lebensmittel berechnet wird, […]

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30
Jul

FI News 08/2018

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FRESHINDEX NEWS FRESHINDEX PROJECT ENTERS NEXT STAGE: REQUIREMENTS PHASE CONCLUDED We are proud to announce that the FreshIndex project has entered the next project phase.   During the last months, have been busy accessing the necessary requirements for the FI. We came up with a comprehensive traceability study that paves the way for the integration of […]

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