Northern Ireland's dairy sector has reported additional sales in the region of £50,000,000 in the first 4 years of operation of the Food Fortress scheme.
What impact did it make?
PROMOTING GLOBAL FOOD INTEGRITY THROUGH A WORLD-LEADING SYSTEM
The Food Fortress scheme increased the level of testing for all high-risk chemical contaminants by over 500% without any additional industrial costs.
The scheme is recognised internationally as a world-leading risk management and feed quality assurance scheme and is now used as a major marketing tool by the UK and Republic Ireland food industries. New markets in South East Asia having been secured due to this world leading feed contamination risk management system being in place.
Food Fortress has been presented to over 120 buyers on inward missions from 20 Middle East and Asian countries. As a direct result, Northern Ireland's dairy sector has reported additional sales in the region of £50,000,000 in the first 4 years of operation of the Food Fortress scheme.
- The Food Fortress program is helping to build Northern Irelands reputation as one of the safest supply chains in world food production.
Impact related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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- SDG 12 - Responsible consumption and production
- SDG 15 - Life on land
- SDG 3 - Good Health and well-being
Impacting in Countries/Regions
School/InstituteInstitute for Global Food Security
- Sustainable environments and agri-food systems