Helping keep New Zealand exporters competitive. Agribusiness is the backbone of New Zealand’s economy. As government pressure and consumer demand around food safety and product authenticity increases, GS1 standards and solutions are critical in achieving new requirements for traceability, especially in international trade.
GS1 identification and network standards, barcode and radio frequency identification technologies are now the standards of choice for use in global supply chains.
Barcodes are the basis for business transactions in retail environments and in agribusiness. GS1 standards are used by New Zealand’s merchants and suppliers to enhance business efficiency and improve the customer experience.
National Product Catalogue
The National Product Catalogue (NPC) is a Trans-Tasman online tool used to streamline how trading partners share product and price information more efficiently and accurately. The NPC is part of a global network.
Radio Frequency Identification technology has been used in New Zealand agribusiness for years to streamline the identification and track and trace of livestock. GS1’s RFID solutions are the most widely used globally.