GS1 Mauritius participated in a half-day workshop on Agro-Processing organised by National Women Entrepreneur Council (NWEC) on 15 September 2017 to deliver a presentation on 'The Importance of GS1 Barcodes and procedures to acquire GS1 Barcodes'.
The main objective of this workshop, which witnessed the participation of some 50 women entrepreneurs mainly in agro-processing, was to create awareness on services available to upgrade quality and presentation of agro processed products of women entrepreneurs.
The presentation delivered by Miss Fazlee Dhuny covered areas on the importance and benefits of GS1 barcodes vs proprietary barcodes, the endless opportunities of GS1 Barcodes as well as the procedures to acquire GS1 Barcodes. Participants were also apprised on the services provided by GS1.
During the workshop, other key players intervened namely the Food and Agricultural Research & Extension Institute (FAREI) and Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA).
Legend: Miss Fazlee Dhuny sensitizing entrepreneurs on 'The Importance of GS1 Barcodes and procedures to acquire GS1 Barcodes'.