Visiting the neighborhood supermarket on weekends to shop for groceries has become a weekly occurrence for most working people. We all know buying food everyone in the family likes can be a difficult task. I normally have a lot to purchase during these visits because my wife and I have different kinds of breakfast. I am a person who loves the full English breakfast while my wife prefers the delicacies of Indian cuisine.
The Grocery List
Listing our shopping items is a simple process carried out easily in our minds and through conversations. However, for companies that produce the items we buy at the supermarket, maintaining product catalogs is more complex and difficult. Each product is made up of ingredients vital to the nutritional value, flavor, and aroma of the product. For my frosted flakes with honey and almonds to taste perfect and be marketed with the right labels, companies use a data management system to ensure that the right ingredients go into the right products at the right time. Consolidation of information about core products and optimizing product information workflows, increases operational efficiency by providing people and systems in the company with a single source of accurate and consistent product information. [Read more...]