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Foodservice GS1 U.S. Standards Initiative

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The Foodservice GS1 U.S. Standards Initiative is a voluntary, collaborative industry effort seeking to drive waste out of the foodservice supply chain, improve product information and establish a foundation for food safety through better traceability. GS1 Standards form the foundation for clearer communication between companies in an increasingly complex foodservice supply chain.

Today, over 100 foodservice manufacturers, distributors, operators, associations (including NCCR) and others are members of the Initiative, focused on driving better efficiency, product information and traceability with GS1 Standards.

Learn more about GS1 standards.

Case Study: DineEquity

DineEquity’s 3,600 restaurants (including Applebee’s and IHOP) achieve traceability and increase food safety for its franchisees’ restaurants and the hundreds of thousands of customers who dine there each day. Download the DineEquity case study (PDF).

Case Study: IPC/Subway

How Independent Purchasing Cooperative, a Subway franchisee-owned and operated purchasing cooperative, achieves traceability of suppliers’ products as they travel to Subway restaurants. Download the IPC case study (PDF).

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Chain restaurants join NCCR for networking opportunities, research, advocacy and education.