There may not have been a better time for food companies to invest in the development of products that are enhanced with functional ingredients and the application of big data technology may be the big leap forward. By Vincent Monahan, business development, Nuritas
Using big data can speed up foodborne illness outbreaks investigations to just a few hours, compared to the weeks and months that traditional investigations take. With as few as 10 medical-examination reports of foodborne illness, researchers at were able to narrow down the investigation to 12 suspected food products.
The technological revolution is slowly overtaking all the industries, including that of food and beverage. Offering improved efficiency in operations and resource planning among others, the cloud presents an increasingly viable solution for food and beverage manufacturers to cope with the dynamic changes of the industry. By Helen Masters, vice president, ASEAN, Infor