The high level of competition in markets has ushered in a new era of globalization which has created many opportunities for new competitors. This does not necessarily have to mean that local business must suffer but rather take it as a challenge. The challenges relates with the call for higher consumer loyalty based on the goods and services.
It also calls for higher sustainability for the product of the consumer needs with reliance on the firm’s social impact. The entry of firms into the new markets on the global scene leads to similar opportunities. Through catered actions which rely on the quality of the goods and services offered.
Change of Quality Management
Different firms have different stages of maturity which relates to the issue of quality management. The evolve basically around the four stages with the similarity of ages or rather the means by which quality management has evolved over the years. The first stage that ushers the quality process is the inspection of goods that pass the statistical quality control. The third stage includes the quality systematic management with the last stage being the strategic quality management.
The general operating system of quality control based in the food industry is inclusive of different tasks. The compliance requirements and the sanitary standards is a single task for ensuring compliance with the firm. The food safety standards are inclusive of the critical control points, system hazard analysis and good manufacturing practices.
There are procedures which are listed for controlling pests, insects, pests and other rodents. The procedure includes the process of cleaning and sensitization of the storage areas and industrial plant’s equipment.
The personal hygiene of the workers need to be looked at with the process lines for upholding the standard food handling. There needs to be a criteria for requirements met for monitoring section to be upheld as part of the food safety standards. In conjunction with the product, research and development, and engineering departments, must work closely with the quality control department for analyze further the manufacturing process.
Methodologies Supporting Quality Management in Food Industry
Quality management applies in systems and tools which are intended for assisting the implementation of the quality oriented way. The improvement of the product, process will result in improvement of the product, process while ensures the food industry results in quality management.
This calls for a description of the tools, techniques and systems which are more used in quality management in the food industry. The application of the firm’s strategies is dependent on the choice of the firm in addition to the technical capacity. This calls for the change of the quality department enforcement regulations to ensure the food handling standards are met in the food industry.