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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

Australian food loss and waste program well advanced

AFCCC chairman's new year message offers a change in direction and hope for those in need

Useful summary of the role of refrigeration in the cold chain and the wastage with no refrigeration

The International Institute of Refrigeration released this short summary at COP 26 in Glasgow, explaining the relationship of refrigeration to food safety, and is an excellent summary of the role of refrigeration in the cold chain.

AFCCC in top speaker line-up for cold chain traceability event 7 October – register now

AFCCC chairman Mark Mitchell points to a mounting background of community pressure about the economic costs and environmental damage attributed to cold chain system vulnerability and encourges involvement in this important industry briefing session.

UN brief de-mystifies cold chain management of COVID vaccine distribution

The Cold Chain Technology Brief, released by the United Nations Environment Programme will inform refrigeration stakeholders about temperature controls and challenges of handling COVID vaccines

Queensland food scientists bolster export opportunity with fruit and veg research

Pilot studies from the Queensland Government's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries are looking at improving the competitiveness of Australian vegetable and fruit exports, in partnership with major producers.

National Food Waste Strategy is first major roadmap to reducing Australia's high rate of food waste

Australia's Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, the Hon Trevor Evans, has launched the National Food Waste Strategy Feasibility Study, as a first step towards a substantial reduction in the country's food waste. The study has been applauded by AFCCC chairman Mark Mitchell who has pledged his Council's support for FIAL, the organisation driving the food waste campaign.

United Nations releases report on challenges and protocols for COVID vaccine global cold chain

The United Nations has released a report dealing with the protocols required for the transport and temperature management of COVID vaccines in the global cold chain.

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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