15 episodes

Getting Transparent gets to know people who are making a difference across the food and natural product supply chain. Together we will find out what drives them, what they are trying to change, and how they are making this world just a little bit better. Hosted by: Joe Witte, VP @ TagOne

Getting Transparent Joe Witte

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Getting Transparent gets to know people who are making a difference across the food and natural product supply chain. Together we will find out what drives them, what they are trying to change, and how they are making this world just a little bit better. Hosted by: Joe Witte, VP @ TagOne

    The Environmental Specialist: Pushing Transparency to Fashion and Textile (Megan Meiklejohn)

    The Environmental Specialist: Pushing Transparency to Fashion and Textile (Megan Meiklejohn)

    Megan Meiklejohn, leader in Transparency Management and SVP of Supply Chain Innovation at the Savory Institute, joins Joe Witte to talk about product sustainability and full transparency in fashion companies.
     
    Megan and Joe cover topics such as:  
    The environmental impact of the fashion industryThe increase in regenerative processes at the farm level Current major industry disruptors and challengesLearn more about:
    TagOne | https://www.tagone.com
    Savory Institute | https://savory.global

    • 44 min
    The Supplement and CBD Advisor: Bridging the Regulatory and Marketing Gap (Asa Waldstein)

    The Supplement and CBD Advisor: Bridging the Regulatory and Marketing Gap (Asa Waldstein)

    Asa Waldstein,  Founder and Principal of Supplement Advisory Group and prominent figure of the American Herbal Products Association,  joins Joe Witte to talk about hemp/CBD industry standards and strategies in achieving brand authenticity.
     
    Asa and Joe cover topics such as:  
    How making certain marketing claims for your supplements and CBD can put your company at riskThe unforeseen risks of FDA warning lettersManaging claims on social media and blogs (and how to avoid FDA issues)Preparing for FDA auditsLearn more about:
    TagOne | https://www.tagone.com
    Supplement Advisory Group| https://www.asawaldstein.com/supplement-advisory-group

    • 41 min
    The Sustainability Evangelist: Bringing Transparency to CBD and Food (Karil Kochenderfer)

    The Sustainability Evangelist: Bringing Transparency to CBD and Food (Karil Kochenderfer)

    Karil Kochenderfer,  President of LINKAGES,  joins Joe Witte to talk about the push towards food transparency and traceability across the supply chain.
     
    Karil and Joe cover topics such as: 
    The CBD industry's complex issuesQR Codes and its growing useTech traceabilityLearn more about:
    TagOne | https://www.tagone.com

    • 42 min
    Getting Candid on the FDA’s Traceability Requirement

    Getting Candid on the FDA’s Traceability Requirement

    Mark Carter, President of MC Squared and Manish Gupta , founder and CTO of TagOne join Joe Witte to talk about the FDA's New Era of Smarter Food  Safety and the recent Traceability Challenge.  Mark, Manish, and Joe cover topics such as: 
    The future of food safety What food provenance looks likeTech traceabilityPrimary risks to the food supply chainTagOne's Tech Traceability Management Systems Learn more about:
    The IAFP | https://www.foodprotection.org

    • 36 min
    The Hemp Leader: Navigating the Miracle Crop into the Next Generation (Jody McGinness, Executive Director, HIA)

    The Hemp Leader: Navigating the Miracle Crop into the Next Generation (Jody McGinness, Executive Director, HIA)

    Jody McGinness, Executive Director of Hemp Industries Association, joins Joe Witte to talk about the history, present and future of HIA and hemp. Jody and Joe cover topics such as the evolution of HIA as the organization migrates from a grassroots organization, to a mature non-profit. Jody also provides insights on the importance of hemp as a solution in health, food, building materials and fiber. Jody and Joe also discuss the current CBD market with many of the issue, the role of the FDA, and how to remove the opaque restrictions of this super supplement. 

    Learn more about Hemp Industries Association: https://thehia.org/ 

    • 31 min
    The BrightFarms CEO: Growing Greens in Greenhouses (Steve Platt, CEO)

    The BrightFarms CEO: Growing Greens in Greenhouses (Steve Platt, CEO)

    Steve Platt, CEO of BrightFarms, joins Joe Witte on "Getting Transparent". They discuss leadership lessons, going back to their days together at Penn State's Army ROTC program.  Steve also talked further about BrightFarms' mission of growing healthy, pesticide free  "leafy greens" in greenhouses. Steve shares the challenges in scaling the operation, how they integrate technology to streamline their supply chain and why their initiative is so important to changing the health of our country. 

    Joe also dives in with Steve on the importance of the culture at BrightFarms, and how their relationships with their team, and their grocery retailers is the driving force behind their growth. 

    https://www.brightfarms.com/
    https://www.tagone.com/blog

    • 27 min

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