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Traceability

Traceability is the ability to trace elements of a product as it moves along the supply chain. This includes all product movements, from procurement of raw materials and production to processing, distribution, and consumption.

In F&B, traceability reduces the risk of contamination, disease, and spoilage before the food product reaches end consumers. The concept of traceability is related to HACCP and requires a bulletproof restaurant inventory management system.

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