Solarsoft announces appointment as commercial partner with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF)
Posted: 17 February 2011 | Solarsoft | No comments yet
Solarsoft has become a Commercial Partner of the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of the UK food and drink industry…
Solarsoft has become a Commercial Partner of the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of the UK food and drink industry...
Solarsoft Business Systems (“Solarsoft”), the UK’s leading developer and provider of ERP and business software solutions for food and drink manufacturers, has today become a Commercial Partner of the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of the UK food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the country.
“This announcement is positive news for our industry” commented Darren Frost, IT Director, of Uniq Prepared Foods, established users of the Solarsoft Tropos suite. “Solarsoft’s solutions help Uniq to manage the key challenges in food manufacturing such as effective traceability, control of yield, wastage and packaging, and managing the requirements of major retailers. I’m sure that FDF members will benefit from Solarsoft’s experience in these vital and topical areas, and that Solarsoft’s product development will benefit from FDF’s insight into the needs of our sector.”
Solarsoft has developed software for food and drink manufacturers since 1990, focusing on effective support of the manufacture and distribution of chilled, frozen and ambient food and drink products. Traceability, quality, waste minimisation, regulatory compliance and rapid fulfilment are key features of Solarsoft’s Tropos ERP for the food and beverage industry. From bulk foodstuffs to short-cycle fresh produce, Solarsoft solutions enable effective management of manufacturing processes and associated supply chains, whether they involve major retailers, the catering trade or direct sales customers.
Clive Thomas, EMEA Sales Director of Solarsoft Business Systems, comments, “We are delighted to be working with the FDF, the leading voice for the food manufacturing sector. The FDF offers an invaluable service to its members and we are proud to have the opportunity to further enhance their proposition. We are looking forward to working closely with the FDF to help both new and existing members to address the industry’s key challenges in sustainability, food safety and supply chain efficiency.”
Charlotte Lawson, Director of Member Services at FDF, comments, “In the past year, FDF has formed commercial partnerships with a range of leading professional services companies to provide added value services to our members. Effective industry specific software is vital to the competitiveness of food manufacturing businesses and we are pleased that through this partnership our members can more easily benefit from Solarsoft’s extensive knowledge and experience in process IT manufacturing systems.“