Quality Food Traceability Scheme 2015
About the Scheme

The first-ever “Quality Food Traceability Scheme” 2015 is to recognize local enterprises which demonstrate excellence in food traceability practices, including the effective adoption of international standards and technology for its food management systems to enable high level of traceability with the ultimate goal in serving better and safer food to consumers.



Principles & Definitions

The assessment criteria are jointly developed by industry practitioners, with cross reference to ISO 22005, ISO 9001, HACCP (ISO 22000:2005), BRC (British Retail Consortium) Global Standard – Food, IFS (International Featured Standard) – Food, SQF (Safe Quality Food), Global G.A.P, etc.

Objectives Objectives Resource Management Monitoring
- Goals
- Product Definition
- Supply Chain Placement
- Establishment of Procedures
- Flow of Materials
- Information Requirements
- Documentation Requirements
- Structure & Responsibilities
- Training
- Supply Chain Coordination
- Monitoring
- Internal and External Audits


Award Categories
Food Traceability Best Practice Diamond Enterprise Winner Food Traceability Best Practice Gold Enterprise Winner Food Traceability Best Practice Silver Enterprise Winner


Entitlement & Exposure Opportunities

Winning company is entitled to use the “Quality Food Traceability Scheme” logo in marketing materials and enjoy additional exposure in:

•Media partner and collaborating partner

•GS1 Hong Kong publications   GS1 Hong Kong

•GS1 Hong Kong website and promotional materials  GS1 Hong Kong

•Annual recognition ceremony


Additional Benefits

In addition to the above entitlements, each participating company will receive an additional assessment based on the assessment criteria. A team of professional assessors with diverse and extensive experience will assess each participating company. In return, each company will receive a full report reflecting its strengths and opportunities for improvement that will benefit the company to develop a roadmap for better food traceability management.


Important Dates
  Start Finish
Application Form Submission 1-Aug-14 28-Feb-15
Food Traceability Assessment 1-Jan-15 30-Apr-15
Result Announcement May 2015
Annual Recognition Ceremony Jun 2015


Supporting Organizations

For enquiry
E: food@gs1hk.org
T: (852) 2861 2819


>>> Download the application form HERE