30th Aug 2018

Food Safety Forum 2018

English content only
14:00 - 18:00
Tat Chee Avenue
Limited seat

It is an annual event aims to bring together the collective wisdom of over 300 industry experts and practitioners to improve food traceability practices as well as to drive effective adoption of international standards and technology for food management systems, thus building consumer trust and enhancing brand image......

“Food Safety in New Era - A decade for digital experience & innovation in Food Safety Enhancement”

Thank you all for joining us at the Food Safety Forum 2018!


Close to 350 delegates attended the annual Food Safety Forum 2018 on August 30, whereas 22 companies earned their laurels for excellent performance in upholding food traceability. The Forum was kicked off with a speech by Dr. Chui Tak-yi, Under Secretary for Food and Health Bureau, who emphasized the enhancement on supply chain efficiency brought by information technology, which in turn results in food traceability and enhance the competitive edges of the food industry.

The Forum had enlisted top-notch speakers from the Centre of Food Safety Centre, GSFI, Walmart, Vitasoy, Café de Coral, XDynamics, who shared their perspectives and best practices on foodtech and food safety. Our Chief Executive, Anna Lin, also highlighted that it requires a common set of standards to help scale across the complex, global supply chain, and to maintain a clear, unbroken record, so end-to-end traceability and visibility along the food chain are made possible.

The Award Presentation Ceremony for Quality Food Traceability Scheme 2018 was also held which heralded an increasing number of companies joining the Scheme these years.

The winners are:

Diamond Gold Silver

- Café de Coral Holdings Ltd.

- FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited (New Join)

- Hop Hing Oils and Fats (HK) Ltd.

- Maxim's Caterers Limited

- Swire Coca Cola HK Ltd.

- Tsit Wing International Holdings Ltd.

- Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd.

- Wyeth Nutrition Hong Kong

- Aeon Stores (Hong Kong) Co. Limited


- DCH Food Mart

- DCH Logistics Co. Ltd.

- Forewide Company (HK) Limited (New Join)

- Getz Bros. & Co. (Hong Kong) Limited

- Infinitus Overseas Market (New Join)

- Lorence & Co. Ltd.

- Sims Trading Co. Ltd.

- Sun Fat Heung Food Products Limited

- The Kowloon Dairy Ltd.

- Tong Shun Hing Poultry (HK) Co. Ltd. (New Join)

- Aquaculture Technologies Asia Ltd.

- Rich Harvest Agricultural Produce Limited

For more details and to view the winners interview video on Quality Food Traceability Scheme 2018, please refer to the link below:



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The program includes expert speakers overview of integrated industry approach on food safety technologies and standards, insights on trust and transparency, success cases sharing in retail, manufacturing, catering, and logistics industries, and other food safety technological innovations and practices which optimize protection of consumers and build consumer trust. The Scheme Award Presentation Ceremony will also be held to recognize enterprises which demonstrate excellence in food safety and traceability practices.


Supporting Organisations

Media Sponsors

Who is it for
  • Manufacturers & processors
  • Logistics service providers, retailers, distributors, importers & exporters,
  • Quality assurance party,
  • Service providers in food and related industry




13:30 - 14:00

Registration and Industry Solution Booth Showcase

14:00 - 14:10

Welcome Address
- Ms. Anna Lin, JP, FCILT, Chief Executive, GS1 Hong Kong

14:10 - 14:20

Opening Address by Guest of Honor
- Dr. Chui Tak-yi, JP, Acting Secretary for Food and Health,
Food and Health Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR

14:20 - 14:40

Keynote (1)
- Traceability and Transparency: The Changing Food Supply Chain
- Ms. Jenny Chen Kilkelly, Senior Director, Regulatory
Compliance, Walmart China, GFSI – China

14:40 - 15:00 Keynote (2)
- Food import control in the new era: trade single window and food trader portal
- Dr. Ho Yuk-yin, JP, Controller, Centre for Food Safety, The Government of the HKSAR
15:00 - 15:20 Keynote (3)
- Food Traceability @ the Speed of Light
- Mr. Tejas Bhatt, Senior Director, Food Safety Innovations, Food Safety & Health, Walmart
15:20 - 15:50 GS1 Hong Kong Quality Food Traceability Scheme 2018 - Award Presentation Ceremony
- Moderator: Ms. Heidi Ho, Principal Consultant, GS1 Hong Kong
15:50 - 16:15 Networking Break and Industry Solution Booth Showcase
16:15 - 16:30 Rethinking Food Safety Through The Aid In Technology & Standards
- Ms. Florence Fung, Head of Quality Management, Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd.
16:30 - 16:45 Opportunities and Challenges: Adopting Technology For Food Safety
- Ms. Grace Yee, Assistant Director, Corporate Quality Assurance, Café de Carol Holdings Limited
16:45 - 17:00 Seamless Global Food Chain Management
- Mr. Andy Heung, Deputy Managing Director &
Head of Global Supply Chain Division, Yamato Logistics (HK) Ltd.
17:00 - 17:15 Introducing New Concepts In New Technology To Improve Food Safety
- Ms. Kelly Chan, Marketing and Strategic Partnerships Manager, XDynamics Limited
17:15 - 17:55 Pioneers Panel Discussion: A New Era of Food Traceability & Transparency Moderator:
Dr. Terence Lau, Director of Innovation and Technology Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

- Mr. Andy Heung,
Deputy Managing Director & Head of Global Supply Chain Division,Yamato Logistics (HK) Ltd.

- Ms. Anna Lin, JP, FCILT
Chief Executive, GS1 Hong Kong

- Ms. Margaret Lau,
General Manager, DCH Food Mart

- Ms. May Chung,
Business Executive Officer, Wyeth Nutrition Hong Kong
17:55 - 18:00 Recap & End of Forum
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