HOW “IFBA” ADDS VALUE AS A “TRUSTED ADVISOR & PARTNER”
Advocating on deep rooted and/or new challenges faced by food industry (e.g. labelling, taxation, subsidies, packaging, imports)
Support from Scientific bodies & Analytical Testing Labs on specific subject matter (e.g., nutrition studies, clinical trials, GRAS (GMP), targeted analytical testing)
Collaborate with FSSAI, Tea Board and Ministries like Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (especially for Production Linked Incentive (PLI)), Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Ayush, DGFT, Import-Export Council, Ministry of MSME, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, etc.
Licensing & Administrative support related to regulatory approvals (e.g., FSSAI, Legal Metrology, BIS, Tea Board)
Guidance on evolving Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules and on their compliances
Strategic Crisis Communication and Narratives and Training of the Managerial Team responsible for handling such crisis.
Guidance on FSMS (FSSC / ISO 22000) Implementation / Ready-for-Certification
Annual Desktop Review of Regulatory Compliance to Food Regulations
Monthly Regulatory e-Newsletter / e-Update
Public Relation Services: Creating opinion pieces by Subject matter experts (SMEs) (e.g., News articles, Interviews, Reviews, Opinion Polls)
Create company specific branded events for F&B verticals including start-ups (products like proprietary foods / innovative & novel foods/health supplements and nutraceuticals/diet foods)
Organizing Roundtables / Webinars / Workshops / Food Summits either as host or partner.
Provides advocacy on the on-going crisis and strengthening existing crisis management systems within the organization by coordinating with relevant Authorities, NGOs, Media etc. on the deep-rooted issue.
Support in setting up a robust Consumer Response Mechanism
Developing Crisis Management Strategic framework to pre-empt crisis issues and safeguard brand reputation on short, mid and long term basis.