Software Updates for the Fresh Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… In the coming weeks, there will be updated guidelines for PTI case labels. We are working on implementing these changes into our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software now. If you print PTI case labels, you can get ready for these changes by ensuring that the UPC and…Read More

PICS Enhancements and Produce Industry Update

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has developed an extensive resource page for Canadian fresh produce businesses. Follow this link to access information, including a Guide to Government Financial Support due to COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s announcements regarding additional support for small businesses. Our unwavering commitment to…Read More

Software for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… Did you know – Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software includes an option that can automatically update the exchange rate! This feature will help your fresh produce business manage the affects of fluctuating exchange rates due to COVID-19. Contact us for more information. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association…Read More

Best Canadian Fresh Produce Software

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… Since the Safe Food for Canadians Act came into effect (January 15, 2020), we are fielding more questions about how PICS software can help meet requirements. There also appear to be several more CFIA recall notifications than we saw in the past. This makes us wonder if they…Read More

Lot Control Now in Effect for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… New Safe Food for Canadians regulations are now in effect – including Lot Control. Not sure what’s happening when? Here’s the SFCR Timetable for fresh fruit or vegetables. Want to know how easy it is to implement Lot Control in our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software? Six…Read More

Dynamic Software for Fresh Produce in Canada and U.S.

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… New Canadian regulations for the fresh produce industry go into effect on January 15, 2020. Are you ready? Here are the top 3 things every fresh fruit and vegetable sector operation needs to know: You need to be able to track each lot of produce one level up…Read More

Canadian FFV Sector: Inventory and Accounting Software – with Traceability!

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… New requirements for the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) go into effect on January 15, 2020. These new requirements include preventive controls, preventive control plans and traceability, including lot code labelling of consumer-prepackaged fresh fruits or vegetables. If you already use PICS for Lot Control/Traceability, then you…Read More

Software Designed With Your Fresh Produce Business in Mind!

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The compliance date for fresh fruit and vegetable requirements under the Safe Foods for Canadian Act (SFCR) is quickly approaching – January 15, 2020. CPMA says they are expecting CFIA to move from an education strategy to an enforcement strategy sometime within the first 6 months of 2020.…Read More

Customizable Fresh Produce Software with Built-In Traceability!

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The Produce Traceability Initiative Technology Working Committee will be having a meeting for the first time in many months in October. There is increased pressure to make sure everyone in the industry is ready to be able to trace produce if/when there are recalls. This is due to…Read More

Complete Inventory and Accounting Software for Fresh Produce with Automatic Traceability! 

Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software by WaudWare has everything you need to manage your fresh produce business, no matter the size of your enterprise. PICS was designed to flexibly and effectively handle all your day to day critical business operations including buying, selling, production, growing, brokerage, accounting, security, and management information. User-friendly PICS Software…Read More