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.
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.
The crucial importance of constant temperature monitoring of food in transit was stressed by AFCCC Chairman Mark Mitchell at the June 2018 APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Food Waste, held in Taipei.Read More
The critical role of the cold chain in food supply and production was brought into sharp focus at another in the series of World Cold Chain Summits, held on 7 and 8 March 2018 in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam, and attended by Australian Food Cold Chain Chairman Mark Mitchell.Read More
Within just a few months of its formation, the AFCCC has been honoured to be offered a seat on the National Food Waste Strategy Steering Committee that will guide the Australian Government's food waste mission to halve the country's food waste by 2030.Read More
AFCCC is involved in this new Centre, for which significant funding has recently been approved. The Federal Government has announced approval of a $30 million grant that is expected to play a big role in reducing food wastage.Read More