Patrik Seibel, global market leader food & beverage, Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions, sheds insight on what he thinks are important for warehouse solution providers to have and what can be expected in the near future.

Food safety is one of the top priorities for food businesses today in light of growing concerns to ensure consumer safety and brand quality. Kris Fairfield, global business director, product inspection, Thermo Fisher Scientific, sheds insight on the technologies companies can and should leverage in their production process.

Consumers are demanding for smaller sized packs, safer foods, longer shelf lives… how is this affecting packaging technology? Toshiki Kanai, general manager of sales & marketing, Asia, Ishida, shares more.

Frederic Sailly, EVP product development, Sidel, shares the latest trends in the beverage industry for products and processing. Complete line solutions and green manufacturing will continue to be a focus.

While the Industry Ministry of Indonesia has set the F&B industry’s growth target at 7.5-7.8 percent, players in the industry are optimistic that growth will exceed expectations.

The world is fast adapting to the fourth industry revolution in all sectors, including the manufacture of food and beverages. What does Industry 4.0 entail and what should F&B manufacturers know? Christian Burdin, managing director, Festo, gives his opinion.

Andrew Manly, communications director, Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association, AIPIA, shares his insight on the current and upcoming trends for packaging in the food and beverage industry.

The health and wellness trend is still going strong globally. Scott Nykaza, president and chief operating officer, Kalsec, gives his opinion on what ingredients will be popular in 2017 and what manufacturers can expect this year.

Ralf Schäffer, executive director at Sollich, gives his opinion on which ingredients and consumer demands will continue to be popular this year.

Drinks producer Lucozade Ribena Suntory will reformulate its beverage portfolio to contain less than 4.5 grams of total sugar per 100 ml by July 2017.

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