Newsletter OBS Food issue 1 / December 2019

OBS Food informs


Dear Partners within OBS Food, 

We are happy to send you the first edition of our new newsletter for OBS Food. In future, we will use this publication to inform you about important news regarding our OBS for each quarter. In this edition, you will find the current highlights and activities from recent months and an update on the trend topic of digital transformation discussed then. Furthermore, in each edition, we also inform you on the changes of relevant standards and introduce you to a member of our staff.

We wish you lots of fun and information and are looking forward to any feedback.

Your Editorial Team OBS Food



15 minutes with Mr. Reddy

Mr. Reddy is Head of OBS Food since 2018. He shares his insights about changes and opportunities with us.

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First Dr. Oetker Audits in India

The biggest German family company received its first certification audit in India. The company expansion continues and involves local audit teams in the future.

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New: Picture Database

TÜV NORD CERT has developed a worldwide accessible image database. Images are stored here which you can also use for your Internet presence, advertising or other marketing material.

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Standards & Services Information

COSTCO Admission available under TÜV USA

TÜV USA is recognised by Costco with a worldwide listing as a certification body. All TÜV NORD branches with appropriately qualified auditors under the project management of TÜV USA can carry out a supplier qualification according to Costco criteria

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Experiences with BRC Food Version 8

Ms. Maria Kosik, Food Safety System Auditor from Poland, shares with us her experiences with BRC Food V8 being in place sind February 2019.

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ISO 50001
Young engineer at control room

Systematic energy management is used also in food processing companies worldwide. The energy management standard ISO 50001 has been comprehensively revised and brings with it a number of significant innovations.

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Marketing & Sales Activities

Marketing Support
Success in Cosmetics Business thanks to Buyer Persona Marketing

Buyer Personas are an excellent tool for Lead Generation. Marketing Food Germany has started with IFS Personas to guide marketing & sales activities.

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Marketing Support
SEO Optimized Structure for TÜV NORD CERT Website

Websites are increasingly important to turn prospects into customers. TÜV NORD CERT has started with a revision of the website structure. Be informed on the most important changes and the next steps.

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Successful IFS HPC Event in Greece

Together with the IFS organisation TÜV HELLAS hosted an event for retailers and manufacturers of household and personal care products. Find information on the event here.

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Conference for Cosmetic and Household Product Industry organized by TÜV NORD CERT
Speaker at Business Conference and Presentation.

TÜV NORD CERT targeted the Buyer Personas from Cosmetics Manufacturers and Producer of Household Products with a customized conference. Among the 80 participants were mainly new potential clients for IFS HPC certification.

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Yearly Foodconference held in Germany

Top Speakers from the food industrie gave information on listeria, food fraud prevention, hygienic design and more topics of interest. Find information on the event here.

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Foodconference held in Austria

With information on Food and Non-Food Standards as well as on recent innovation in metal detection technologies, on Declarations of conformity and on other foodrelevant topics, TÜV NORD Austria hosted a successfull foodcongress in Vienna. Find information on the event here.

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IFS Conference Romania

Over 80 participants from Romania attended the successful "IFS 2019 Conference" sponsored by TÜV HELLAS.

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Featuring 1,350 exhibitors from all over the world the FOOD EXPO in Greece has been a huge success. You can find some information and impressions on the event here.

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General Interest Topics

Digitization in agricultural business
Agriculture technology farmer man using tablet computer analysis data and visual icon.

Digitization is everywhere and so also in agricultural business. Be informed on the use of robots in farming. #explore

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We need your contribution


Dear Readers!

We would like to establish this newsletter as a means of information within all employees of OBS Food and we are looking forward to your input. Do you have any interesting topics that you want to tell your colleagues more about? Then write to our editorial mailbox: We are happy to receive your suggestions!

Your editorial team
V.S. Reddy, Vasiliki Kazazi and Iris Maaß


OBS Food
International Marketing
Issue 1 / December 2019


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