Skretting signs corporate agreement with TraceTracker
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Skretting, the world’s leading fish feed producer, has signed a corporate agreement with TraceTracker for using The Global Traceability Network (GTNet ) to extend its successful in-house electronic tracking and tracing system with global traceability.
The first company that will be operational in GTNet is Skretting in Norway. Skretting in Norway has previously participated in the cutting-edge R&D-project Telop Trace. In this project the TraceTracker technology has been extensively tested in global traceability pilots, together with among others BASF, the world largest chemical company.
We are very exited about the partnership with TraceTracker. Through GTNet food producers and their suppliers get a platform for sharing business information throughout the entire value chain. This will provide a new level of insight and transparency for all participants, said Hans Abrahamsen, Managing Director of Skretting Norway at today’s announcement.
We are both exited and proud to get the leading company Skretting as a corporate customer of ours, said Ole-Henning Fredriksen, the Group CEO of TraceTracker. Besides emphasizing the important food safety values from implementing our system, we also appreciate very much that Skretting has recognized the benefits of using the GTNet.
About Skretting Skretting is the world leader in the production and supply of feed for farmed fish. Total annual production of high quality feeds is more than one million tonnes. Skretting have operating companies on five continents to produce and deliver feeds from hatching to harvest for more than 50 species of farmed fish. Skretting is a part of Nutreco; an international company in the animal nutrition and fish feed markets.
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