Product inspection is becoming more critical than ever in the global food supply chain. The choice of the two dominant technologies—metal detection and x-ray—is a matter of finding the best fit for the application. By Neil Giles, marketing communications manager, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Read more...
The ongoing demands by both consumers and the major supermarkets for improvements in quality, consistency and value has led to significant changes in the way products are produced and packaged. While we may be aware of the benefits that packaging materials and concepts bring to improving shelf life, the role which automation plays is often understated. By Bob Hinchcliffe, MD, Quasar Automation Read more...
The risk of slip, trip and fall injuries are more prevalent in food and drink industries than most other industries. Some simple measures can go a long way in eliminating preventable hazards and ensuring the safety of your valuable workforce. By Aloysius Lim, product specialist, Brady Corp Asia Read more...
With far flung consequences, it is the onus of the entire food industry to ensure that food safety is maintained. Contamination, be it chemical or biological, can be minimised by measures taken in the kitchen. By Sherlyne Yong Read more...
While humans possess distinct advantages in intuitive thinking and strategic management, machine vision is vastly superior for many quality assurance processes in terms of speed and reliability. By Didier Lacroix, senior VP, International Sales & Services, Cognex Read more...
As global food systems become more complex, meat traceability systems can help address consumers’ growing demand to know more about the origins of their food. The answer can be found in the DNA. By Amanda Pokorny, VP marketing, IdentiGEN North America Read more...
While it is becoming mandatory to present detailed nutrition information of food on the packaging, many are beginning to put simplified information on the front packaging or shelf tags. Studies have suggested that it might be easier to capture consumers’ attention with more simplistic presentation. By Kelly C Wohlgenant and James C Hersey, RTI International Read more...
Increasing visibility and control across the entire product chain can prevent costly recall and improve operational efficiency. Companies in Southeast Asia are recognising Internet of Things as an effective solution. By Rod Rodericks, VP and GM, Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific Read more...

In a competitive market that often suffers from low profit margins due to the volatility of raw materials costs, operational efficiency is not a luxury but an essential element to ensure a company’s survival and growth. By Shermine Gotfredsen, business development manager, Universal Robots

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Different powders will respond differently towards moisture and a small variation can substantially change powder properties and processing performance. Dynamic and bulk properties can be used to generate a secure basis for operational and design decisions. By Tim Freeman, MD, Freeman Technology

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Asia Pacific Food Industry is published by Eastern Trade Media Pte Ltd. The company owns numerous trade and consumer titles, including Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News and Industrial Automation Asia.

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