Launched in 2007, GCCA serves as the focused voice of the cold chain industry. GCCA is a platform for communication, networking and education for each link of the cold chain. GCCA serves more than 1,300 companies in 75 countries who serve the food industry by providing third-party, temperature-controlled supply chain services. Over 40 percent of GCCA members are outside North America.

FIA was founded in July 2010 by a group of leading food and beverage companies. From its base in Singapore, GCCA seeks to enhance the industry's role as a trusted partner in the development of science-based policy in the region. A hub for advocacy and debate, FIA brings together the food industry's most senior business leaders to champion initiatives that promote sustainable growth and support regional policies that deliver harmonised results.

Food Safety Training Summit: Growing Markets for High Quality Vietnamese Products


The Global Food Safety Forum is honored to have the support of the following sponsors for our 2017 Food Safety Summit in Vietnam:

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services in 70 countries. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, Cargill helps people thrive by applying its insights and over 150 years of experience. Cargill has 150,000 employees who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving communities.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and nearly 3,900 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s portfolio features 21 billion-dollar brands. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. 

APL, one of the world’s leading ocean carriers, offers more than 110 weekly services and call ports in over 70 countries worldwide. We provide container transportation through our international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce. APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé.

The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, grain sorghum and related products, including ethanol and distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS). The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture's profitability. Founded in 1960, the Council is a private, non-profit corporation with 10 international offices and programs in more than 50 countries.

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. A world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing, Eurofins is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology and for supporting clinical studies. 

Founded in 1979, Nutrifood is an innovative company that manufactures & markets international-quality health foods & beverages under leading brands. Nutrifood is a company that innovatively inspires and supports every individual to attain balanced life by living a fun healthy-life and being mindful of nutrition intake, thus enjoying a longer healthy life.

Vinamilk is a leading nutrition group in Vietnam reaching more than 31 countries and generating over USD 1.5 billion a year in revenue. Our products range from core dairy products such as liquid and powdered milk, to value-added dairy products such as condensed milk, drinking and spoon yoghurt, ice cream, cheese and healthful beverages.

Founded in 1993, Vingroup continues to pioneer and lead consumer trends in each of its businesses introducing Vietnamese consumers to a brand new, modern life-style with international standard products and services. Vingroup’s strategic brands include VinMart (Supermarkets), Vincom (Premium shopping malls), Vinpearl (Hotels & Resorts), Vinhomes (Luxury serviced apartments and villas), and Vinpearl Land (Entertainment).

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and more than 55,000 employees globally. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

VinEco, a member of Vingroup, is one of Vietnam's leading suppliers of fruits and vegetables. VinEco’s farms are located throughout Vietnam including Tam Dao, Long Thanh and Cu Chi. The financial capability of Vingroup enables VinEco to apply modern technologies from developed countries to optimize the efficiency and quality of its produce. VinEco’s production process implemented in strict compliance With VietGAP standard certification

A world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, Carrier provides sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) was established between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the University of Maryland (UM) in April 1996. The Institute is a jointly administered, multidisciplinary research, education and outreach program working to increase the global knowledge of risk-based decision making tools and effective practices that promote food safety and healthy nutrition throughout the supply chain.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world. From our beginnings in 1878 as a grain inspection house, we have steadily grown into our role as the industry leader. 

Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.