Starting from the 16th of March 2020, Vet & Food Board stopped all planned audits for food businneses. This means, that food businesses are the ones who responsible for the food safety at the moment.
Bolt Food started a partnership with a food safety platform FoodDocs due to an increase in food deliveries. The aim is to help all restaurant in Bolt Food platform to meet legal food safety requirements and to contribute to fight Covid-19.
Another sunny morning in Kyiv, and cafe is already in a full swing getting ready for the day and their customers! We picked a table in the corner where we can observe the full working process of the cafe. Ljudmila is the manager of the cafe and she has great experience in this industry. Apart from working for Borisovi’s cafe chain, she used to work for McDonald’s, Vienna Buns and Domino Pizza. Today, we met with Ljudmila for a coffee and to discuss what are the chain’s biggest food safety issues and how do they deal with them so well.
Good Girl Restaurant in Kyiv introduces an innovative FoodDocs food safety system. Interview with Svitlana Oryshchenko
Svitlana Oryshchenko has been in the restaurant business for 15 years. Together with Anna Kozachenko they created such famous establishments in Kiev as Dogs and Tails and Milk Bar. The names of these restaurants are well-known and even after five years of work, their popularity is not subsiding. To visit these places, clients continue to line up, just as in the first days after opening. Today, Svitlana - the managing director of Good Girl - is implementing the innovative digital food security system FoodDocs.
On September 20, 2019, the new Law on Food Safety and Quality, which obliges all food businesses, to develop, implement and maintain HACCP-based procedures, is fully enforced and based on a European legal act responsible for food safety
International hotel chain Holiday Inn is revolutionising their operations in Kyiv and has implemented a digital food safety system in their kitchen.
FoodDocs participated for the first time in an educational forum on HACCP implementation in Ukraine in Kyiv. The forum was organized with the support of the Association for the Integration of HACCP in Ukraine under the Main Directorate of the State Consumer Service in Kyiv.
Thanks to the newest updates of FoodDocs - mobile App, you can fill your monitoring sheets conveniently on your phone or tablet. All the operations are done only with two clicks and all of it - for free!
Why have a lot of food businesses started using FoodDocs’ digital solutions instead of its’ paper alternative? They believe that the greatest challenge in food safety lies in the outdated or un-manageable HACCP plan. It creates unnecessary risks that no one wants to see happening.
Estonian Public Broadcasting mediates that according to food companies, there could be an e-food Board in Estonia. As companies consider food safety requirements to be voluminous and time consuming to work through, some believe that an e-Food Board could operate in Estonia.
The FoodDocs digital food safety solution, which has been operating for 1.5 years now, has already proved its value to 3,000 users in Estonia, Ukraine and Germany.
It is not normal that in the 21st century, people in a developed country will essentially die from food poisoning!
It’s unlikely that any business today in Estonia could imagine their life without the services of the e-Tax Board, while food safety matters still involve quite cumbersome and extremely time-consuming paperwork, writes Katrin Liivat, a founder of FoodDocs.
The extensive meeting with the Head of the Main Department of the State Service of Ukraine on food safety, took place in Kyiv, Ukraine.
The extensive meeting with Mr. Ruban, who is the Head of the Main Department of the State Service of Ukraine on food safety and consumer protection, took place yesterday in Kyiv, Ukraine.
When starting with food business it becomes clear very fast that a large number of paperwork needs to be kept in order to be successful.
The first official meeting between the Estonian Embassys first secretary in the field of economics, Mr. Risto Roosi, and our FoodDocs team in Ukraine, took place at the Estonian Embassy in Kyiv
Head chef in hotel Tallink: “Using FoodDocs will make you understand how many unnecessary moves You can skip.”
Working in restaurant business for almost two decades, Kristjan Kelder is working as a head chef in Tallink hotel restaurant Sume since the end of last year. Under the leadership of Kristjan, many restaurants have chosen digital HACCP solution FoodDocs. Kristjan doesn’t even want to think about keeping track of food safety on paper like he used to do.
Food retail leader: "Digital HACCP system is our daily tool. It is like getting from Stone Age to nowadays!”
The retail leader of Estonia, Selver, sees that the digital HACCP system is a solution to how to make daily tasks more effective and how the paper solution does not enable that. When getting to know FoodDocs, they had no doubt to digitalize all their 54 stores. Iris Hansom, the regional manager of the North region, is sharing what the digitalization brought along.
FoodDocs, offering a digital food safety platform, is creating a digital dashboard for food handling companies in the growth program. The real-time dashboard gives the companies an overview of the food safety at any given time, simplifying thereby their document management.
Weekly start-up: FoodDocs makes food handling companies paperwork super easy by artifical intelligence.
FoodDocs is an Estonian start-up, which helps restaurants, cafes, big food stores but also home breweries or pie-makers keep up with the complicated paperwork and demands in cooking.
In FoodDocs, submitting an activity licence and notification of economic activity is fast and convenient
In FoodDocs, you can conveniently, easily and quickly fill in the activity licence or notification of economic activity and send it straight to The Veterinary and Food Board (VFB) with your food safety plan.
FoodDocs has developed a multilingual food safety desktop which makes ensuring food safety much easier for food handler. You can compile digital food safety plan in five different languages with the program.
Entrepreneur operating in food industry needs to fill requirements described in different legislations. The law insist that every food handler must submit notification of economic activity or activity licence to The Veterinary and Food Board (VFB). How do you know which one you need?
Nadja, who prepares delicacies in her home kitchen: "I would not make any cakes today if FoodDocs did not exist!"
The cake master Nadježda Kaarma is a living legend, who shows, how easy is to start with your food business with help of FoodDocs. Also we will hear, how simple is to create technical descriptions that you need, if you sell your products to another company.
Whether it is a cafe, restaurant, hotel, supermarket or You make food at home – everybody who is selling food, has to ensure food safety. In other words, every food handler must have a HACCP plan. What is it exactly?
FoodDocs, compliance-as-a-service solution for digital food safety management, has raised 300 000€ in seed capital.
On November 22, FoodDocs met with officials from the Veterinary and Food Department and the Ministry of Rural Affairs to discuss our customers' feedback.
This is very important to us that other sectors are also interested in similar transparent, understandable and traceable solution like FoodDocs.
Our product development manager, Karin Repp, gave a lecture to food technologists at Tallinn Technical University, who will be starting work this spring. It was about digital food security and the capabilities of the FoodDocs digital desktop.
FoodDocs participated for the first time in the Estonian Food Fair on October 25-27. Our booth, which was located right next to the stand of the "Chefs Association", was already crowded from the very first day.
The Veterinary and Food Board and the Ministry of Rural Affair have both facilitated the creation of the FoodDocs digital food safety dashboard
It is a common requirement that the food sold in shops, markets and restaurants has to be not only tasty, but also safe for our health.
Business Day radio: FoodDocs' digital food safety reminder itself
Digitalisation and use of electronic solutions is one of the ways of creating additional growth opportunities for the agricultural sector.
The Tallinn science park Tehnopol is to help Prototron and Ajujaht winner FoodDocs achieve success on one of Europe's largest retail markets, Germany, where 25 percent of the company's potential customers are as the Estonian market is simply too small for the startup offering a digital food safety platform solution.
The next ingenious IT-solution from Estonia: The winners of Shark Tank broke the code how to open up four food business within an hour.
Food technologists, entrepreneurs Katrin Liivat and Karin Repp created the team with the programmers that gave birth to FoodDocs – the winner of Ajujaht this year.
Founders of FoodDocs, Katrin Liivat and Karin Repp met Deputy Director General of Veterinary and Food Board, Olev Kalda last week. Also chemical and biological Food Safety Bureau representative Ingrid Vesmes was participating in the meeting.
Shark Tank of Estonia 2018
The digital food safety platform FoodDocs won the largest competition of business ideas, Ajujaht, and was awarded with the grand prize of €30,000.
All of us, at least once a year, use the tax department's electronic environment to file our income statement, which ensures the transparency and effectiveness of our tax matters. Now the innovation has come to the food sector - employees of the Veterinary and Food Department are involved in the development of FoodDocs, a digital desktop for food safety.
Interview on Radio 2: FoodDocs has created a web service that reduces the number of paper documents
Digital food safety platform FoodDocs that wishes to attain an annual turnover of 30 million euro in three years, won the largest competition of business ideas in Estonia – Ajujaht.
The winner of Estonian Shark Tank will free hundres of food handling companies from cumbersome bureaucracy
This is a typical so-called self-control basic package for the companies who one way or another sell foodstuff for people, and which comprises a detailed description of the food handling process from how the carrot or radish grows on the garden patch to how they are chopped and served in a dining place.
If you as a food handler use in your establishment only central drinking water, you have to make water analyses only once before starting with the business activity.
Many food handlers have recently raised the question of whether and how often the employer needs to ask their employees for a medical certificate renewal.