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The Australian Food Cold Chain Council (AFCCC) is a non-for-profit group of industry leaders committed to reducing food wastage and improving innovation, compliance and food safety for the Australian community.

LATEST NEWS

FOOD WASTE THE INTERNATIONAL SCANDAL

If you think a country like Australia is immune from massive food loss and wastage, you must see this short video.

New Stop Food Waste body ramps up the attack on food waste

AFCCC appointed a member of new Federal Government body – Stop Food Waste Australia – to coordinate national approach to tackle food waste across the entire food supply chain

Breaks in Australian cold chain could impact vaccine release

AFCCC chairman Mark Mitchell stresses the need for better handling at critical control points if vaccine mistakes are to be avoided, on ABC' Health and Wellbeing science program.

Cold supply chain biggest challenge for COVID vaccines

Global refrigeration expert says it is clear that the existing cold chain and its refrigerated transport is not prepared for low temperatures required for vaccine.

Cold chain survey hints at growth spurt

A survey across 31 countries by the Global Cold Chain Alliance reveals optimism that the growth rate of the industry as a whole will be even more significant because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Against that, there was an expectation that global trade opportunites will either decrease or remain the same as before COVID-19.

Importance of packaging, packing, stacking and wrapping

The online audience at the recent Australian Packaging Conference was told of the importance of airflow in refrigerated transport, emphasising that where there is no airflow, there can be no refrigeration.

2020 GLOBAL COLD STORAGE GROWS

The Global Cold Chain Alliance's 2020 cold storage capacity report shows refrigerated capacity in 51 countries has grown by 16% since the 2018 survey. Capacity hit 719 million cubic metres of cold storage.

New cold food code aims to reduce food waste

Part 1 of a new five-part series of Codes to help improve standards and processes in the Australian Cold Chain has been overwhelmingly approved by a cross-section of more than 100 industry participants and government bodies. The Code is now available to the wider industry.

Services

IMPROVING COMPLIANCE

Working with all sections of the cold chain to greatly improve compliance to existing standards and regulations

A CONDUIT TO GOVERNMENT

Making the Council’s combined expertise available to Governments to achieve best environmental and food wastage outcomes

RESOURCE REPOSITORY

Collecting and sharing of Australian and global standards, codes and regulations relating to food handling

FOOD WASTE FOCUS

Applying the Council’s tools, technologies and workforce to reduce food wastage through better cold chain practices

COMMUNITY ALERTS

Encouraging and motivating organisations closest to the community to change household food management and waste culture

GROW THE MEMBERSHIP

Encouraging wider responsibility for better food management by growing its membership and its expertise

About Us

The Australian Food Cold Chain Council, established in August, 2017, is Australia's first advocacy group to improve compliance and standards in the handling of food at all levels of the cold chain. It is affiliated with the Global Food Cold Chain Council.

CREDIBLE

Australia's leaders of the cold chain industry, covering manufacturing, food transport, refrigeration and cold chain services are determined to be part of the solution to food wastage and its environmental damage.

KNOWLEDGEABLE

The AFCCC is industry focused and extremely capable, and will apply whatever pressure is needed to change the industry for the better.

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