as everyone knows, engaged in import of food, from foreign sources, facing many difficulties, not only to higher operating costs, but also a greater risk, which brings greater risk to the business operators. As an operator, it is natural to take relevant strategies to avoid these risks. So, how to avoid the risk of imported food?
first recruit: before the introduction of new compliance consulting. When import traders optimistic about a certain imported products, must be in accordance with China’s laws, regulations and food safety standards for compliance, to ensure that imported food in line with national standards and requirements. For example, one of the ingredients in foreign drinks is not included in the list of imports, the product that is not allowed to enter.
second strokes: internal and external packaging labels remain consistent. According to the relevant laws and regulations, the import of prepackaged foods should have Chinese labels, Chinese instructions. Tags need to be reviewed in advance, in the import and export food labeling audit certificate, the import of food labels must be Chinese label. The content of the label is not only the same as the foreign language, but also includes the name of the food, ingredients, country or region of origin, commodity production date, shelf life, the name of the domestic agents and other information. Special attention must be paid to the outer packing label and the inner packing label.
third: active, early advance product testing. This is a whole new way. Since the establishment of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in order to promote the development of the industry, issued a number of new deal. For imported food inspection department led to the rapid development of pressure, shorten the detection time, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone began in November this year, the implementation of the New Deal: import traders can take the initiative to provide the commodity inspection department approved third party inspection report. In addition, the import traders had better be able to communicate with the product supplier in advance, ask whether the product can be provided in the country of production test report, in order to successfully complete the product testing.
fourth strokes: choose the right imported food logistics providers. From the traditional point of view, the import of a product needs to find manufacturers, customs brokers, overseas freight, warehousing, etc., which is a very tedious work. At this point, to find a professional import food logistics providers can successfully help import traders quickly solve the work. For example, before the introduction of imported food damage, the purchase of insurance can be resolved, the imported food logistics providers can help you handle.
fifth recruit: looking for distributors and distribution networks. Imported food producers or brand suppliers from abroad, after many times after the replacement of imported traders, the product can reach the hands of consumers, this chain is both simple and complex. In accordance with the division of the entire business chain and the dealer has the characteristics of resources, imported food dealers can be broadly divided into the following three categories: import traders, a second tier market distributors, distributors of the three or four line market. In order to achieve the best-selling products, distribution network is bound to be the top priority.