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Training Course on Food Fraud Techniques

By: Datastat Research Center


13 - 17 Feb, 2023  5 days

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USD 900

Venue: Nairobi

Food fraud is an ever-growing threat to food businesses. It is however, not very well understood by majority of managers, business directors and operators. This course provides you with information on the types of food fraud, the tools to instantly detect and prevent fraud as well as develop an anti-fraud culture in your business.

Who Should Attend?

Technical staff, buyers, senior managers in the food business and auditors. Professionals including solicitors, consultants, and accountants.

Duration: 5 days

Course objectives

By the end of the training the learner should be in a position to:

  • Detect signs of fraud
  • Develop a business resilience when it comes to fraud
  • Understand the ways of reducing fraud in the business
  • Come up with tools and techniques to assist you
  • Act on opportunities for fraud

Course content

Module I: Introduction to Food Fraud

  • What is food Fraud
  • Types of food fraud
  • Related Crimes
  • How does Food Fraud Differ from Food Protection?
  • How Does Food Fraud Differ from Food Safety?
  • How Does Food Fraud Differ from Food Defence?
  • How Does Food Fraud Differ from Food Quality?

Module II: Food Fraud Detection

  • Methods of detecting food fraud
  • Steps to detect and prevent food fraud
  • Criminal Mentality in Food Fraud
  • The cost of fraud to your business
  • Infra-red detection of fraud in coffee
  • Understanding food fraud in supply chain
  • What is the Food Risk Matrix?

Module III: Awareness of Food Fraud and Prevention

  • The awareness of Food Fraud
  • Forensic accounting and counter fraud
  • What is the Extent of the Food Fraud Problem?
  • Growing a resilience to food fraud
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Legal awareness

Module IV: Conclusion

  • Case studies


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

  • The participant must be conversant with English.
  • Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
  • Course duration is flexible, and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.
  • One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
  • Payment should be done at least a week before commencing of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.
Nairobi Feb 13 - 17 Feb, 2023

Registration: 08:40:am - 11:55:am

USD 900.00(Physical Training)
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Sammy +254 724527104

Data Stat Research