Food Systems Past, Present and Yet to Come

As 2017 drew to a close, many of us were knee deep in our various holiday traditions while looking back at the year that was. From celebrating Chanukah to last...

Perverse KPIs and Sour Systems

I have a confession to make. I am a self identifying regulatory-trade nerd and while it feels great to get that off my chest, that fact probably explains why I...

Where in the world is Justin Kilimanjaro??

Justin Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro On a recent trip to Africa ArdoVLM’s Justin Ngoly (Import Logistics Coordinator) dared to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”,...

Ardo – Sustainable Agriculture

Traffic must have been especially tough in New York City this week as throngs of government leaders, diplomats, NGO representatives, business executives and the plain old curious gathered together for...

ArdoVLM in the news – We’ve Been Busy!

We’ve partnered with Ardo! Ardo and VLM Foods join forces in the North American Market The European frozen food leader Ardo has acquired a majority stake in VLM Foods, a...

Trade Facilitation – Where Do You Stand?

Trade Discussions With trade representatives from Canada, the United States and Mexico meeting in Washington this week for NAFTA renegotiation discussions, trade fact and fiction is back in the news....

Where’s my Stuff? A look at our Food System

I have a ten year old daughter with an obsession for all things American Girl doll related. From looking to collect specific dolls of the year to making a pilgrimage...

Meat Trends by Guest Blogger Julio Pacon

It seems that regardless of the all political turmoil in USA and around the world, the meat industry will continue to grow. As per USDA projections: production of beef and...

Toying with food, from Farm to Label

Challenges in our Food System As the saying goes, we reap what we sow. Far from merely being a snappy metaphor, this truism is the foundation upon which our food...

May 30th, A very Important Date for the FSVP Importer

Identifying the FSVP Importer Starting May 30th 2017, import shipments subject to FSMA regulation will need to be matched up with their corresponding “FDA Importer” or more correctly, their corresponding...