The PTI vision:
Supply chain-wide adoption of electronic traceability
Start Here for PTI Success
The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) outlines 7 milestones to implementing case-level electronic traceability in the produce industry. On this website you will find the tools and resources you need to implement PTI requirements within your company. If you’re just getting started with PTI implementation, check out the GS1 US company prefix pricing information here and take a look at the milestone-specific resources here.
Next Step: PTI Checklists
Join the PTI Buyer Working Group!
To address the remaining implementation challenges for the PTI, the Leadership Council is calling on all buyers supporting the initiative to join the newly forming PTI Buyer Working Group. Learn more here.
Find Out How Others Have Implemented PTI Milestones
Tracing Grapes from Chilean Field to U.S. Grocery
See how a traceability pilot implemented the PTI labeling and communications standards to follow red and green seedless grapes from Chile to retail stores across the Southern United States.
For the full list of PTI Case Studies and Pilot test findings, click here.
The Produce Traceability Initiative, sponsored by Canadian Produce Marketing Association, GS1 US, Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association, is designed to help the industry maximize the effectiveness of current traceback procedures, while developing a standardized industry approach to enhance the speed and efficiency of traceability systems for the future.
Complete/Update your PTI Scorecard
Report or update your organization's current PTI status here.
Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club Issue Vendor Letter
See the newly posted supplier letter here.
PTI Label Gallery
To share your photos of people applying or scanning PTI labels at your facilities, please e-mail your .jpeg or .png files to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the PTI Buyer Working Group
Calling on all buyers supporting the initiative to join the PTI Buyer Working Group. Learn more here.
Events: March 27, 2014
PTI Overview at International Sprout Growers’ Association 24th Annual Convention
FYI: December 16, 2013
PTI/FYI e-news November/December 2013