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About GS1

GS1 is a neutral, non-for-profit organisation that develops and maintains the most widely used global standards for efficient business communication.  

We are best known for the barcode, named by the BBC as one of ''the 50 things that made the world economy''.  

GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety and visibility of supply chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors.

Our scale and reach - local Member Organisation in 112 countries, 1.5 million user companies and 6 billion transactions every day - help ensure that GS1 standards create a common language that supports systems and processes across the globe.


GS1 Mauritius

Since 1994, GS1 Mauritius is a Member Organisation of GS1.

As a Member Organisation, our fundamental responsibility is to allocate GS1 Identification numbers, mostly GS1 Barcodes to trade operators in Mauritius.

GS1 Mauritius is a community of members working in well diversified sectors namely : retail, healthcare, raw materials, agriculture and more.  Our membership is comprised of micro, small, medium and large enterprises.