Traceability Case Studies

See top success stories from around the world and learn how businesses are using GS1 standards for traceability.


Imagine trying to navigate a city with no addresses. The only information you have to go on is what the building looks like, or what landmarks it’s near. With identifying information it would be so much easier.

As a producer of high-quality lamb meat products, Mattigtaler Lamm wanted to provide one of its largest retailers, METRO, as well as its consumers with complete, accurate information about its lamb meat products.

Master butcher Paul Horvath, an owner of the shop by the same name in Vienna, turned to GS1 Austria for advice and support when he was seeking for a traceability solution, driven by growing demand from consumers for data and emerging government re

Norco, an Australian milk production company, had to comply with Chinese Food Safety Regulations requirement for full traceability and protect against the counterfeiting of its milk products in China.

V/Line, Australia's largest regional public transport operator, took a decision to transform their inventory management and supply chain processes to reduce cost and waste and to improve customer service.

The production and quality of eggs is taken very personally at Riverview eggs, a family-run business in Ireland. Riverview eggs are committed to providing the best quality eggs at all times.

Sushi Factory growing

Sushi Factory, the leading producer of sushi in Poland, is growing rapidly and keeps looking for efficiencies in operations and quality of their products.

fish traceability in Ireland

Market and consumer demands are pressuring the food industry to provide more complete and accurate product information.


Australia sends over 250,000 tonnes of meat to the United States each year. Until recently, tens of thousands of meat cartons were being rejected and destroyed due to missing or damaged shipping labels on meat cartons.

Product information visibility

WeMedia is an innovative company committed to providing a new online shopping experience to consumers. WeMedia also set up WEMESHOPS, an online shopping platform.

Metro Cash & Carry Croatia traceability system

Metro C&C sought a sustainable traceability system to be followed by all fresh fish and meat suppliers.

H.C.L builds consumer trust

A Chinese medicine wholesaler and retailer Hang Cheong Loong (H.C.L) is renowned for selling genuine products at reasonable price.

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