Getting in the new year’s resolution spirit? Here are 5 elements of handling fresh fruit and vegetable quality standards that you really ought to be turning digital in 2021. When done right, these will help you to enforce, maintain and dynamically manage quality control in real-time.
It might sound like a strange question, but the answer is – more than you think! We sat down with our very own Avi Schwartzer, CEO of Clarifruit, to find out a bit about his background, the story behind Clarifruit, the similarities between fresh produce quality control and software testing, and more. Here’s what he had to say!
Until fairly recently, fresh fruit and vegetable quality control seemed to be one of those things that never really changed. Yes, the processes were updated from time to time, but the underlying methodology stayed the same – look at produce with the human eye and assess the quality manually. So you may be surprised to discover that for the first time, real change is underway and stakeholders across the supply chain are internalizing the need for a different approach to fresh produce QC.
For stakeholders across the fresh fruit and vegetable value chain, quality control plays a mission-critical role in their organizations’ daily management. By utilizing next-gen technology, organizations can significantly improve the quality control and create a consistent approach to testing fresh produce pre-sale. The organizations can win on three fronts and boost enterprise profitability by a third. Let’s take a look at each area and translate the benefits into practical dollars and sense.