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Navitas partners with Brother UK to raise food labelling standards

Food and health and safety business, Navitas, is innovating its market-leading digital food safety management system to bring safer, easier and more efficient labelling to the food-service industry.

Navitas Food Safety launched its innovative food safety management technology in 2014. The system is based around a Smart Probe device for temperature probing hot and cold food, along with Pods and Hubs that sit in fridges, freezers and chiller cabinets to provide accurate, straight-forward food temperature monitoring by instantly saving readings to the cloud.

Working with technology solutions provider Brother UK, Navitas has further developed its digital food safety management system to also address laborious, unhygienic and potentially unsafe food labelling processes, by integrating the TD-2120N compact label printer with its existing technology.

All key information relating to food products is stored within the system on setup, including ingredients, allergens, and use-by dates. The printer will then produce bespoke labels, with tailored information for each product including date and time of preparation, at the touch of a button.  The ability to set up a personalised login for each member of staff ensures accountability.

The printer is compact to save on space, and the option to power it from a rechargeable battery means it can be used from anywhere – whether in a kitchen, storage area or restaurant.

Ben Gardner, CEO of Navitas, believes this new system can play a key role in raising the food labelling standards in the catering industry.

He said: “The legislation that applies to labelling food made on-site is less stringent than that which applies to pre-packed goods.  

“By using Navitas Food Safety with Brother’s TD-2120N label printer, food service providers can confidently meet and exceed the standards set out in labelling regulations, providing reassurance to consumers that their food purchases are correctly and accurately labelled and helping businesses to protect their reputation in the event of any issues after purchase. 

“One in every four contract catering sites in the UK is already supported by the Navitas Group. The digital food safety management system, including the Brother label printer, can be seamlessly integrated into our current offerings.”

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For more on Navitas, visit https://www.navitas.eu.com/food-safety.