What Are The Implications Of Factories Of The Future?

Rockwell Automation’s TechED event, held from 18 to 20 July in Singapore, shed light on the digitisation journey and the merits of a connected enterprise. John Watts, Marketing Director, Asia Pacific of Rockwell Automation notes that 10 years ago, there was a brick wall between the developments in emerging technology…

Frozen Foods: Key Considerations To Optimise The Packaging Process

A hygienically designed packaging system is one of the best ways to optimise food safety and quality. By Paul Webster, General Manager, tna Asia.   Global interest in frozen foods has soared in recent years, resulting in numerous growth opportunities for manufacturers. Expected to reach close to USD 9 billion…

We’re All Affected By Food Fraud

Food Industry Asia’s latest white paper on Food Fraud unveils some shocking truths about our globalised food chain. Did you know? Twice as much Wagyu beef is sold in China than is actually imported into the country. Similarly, the amount of olive oil produced by Italy is considerably higher than…

Little Room For Mistakes: Beverage Testing To Ensure Your Drink Is Safe

There is a significant demand for powerful and rapid analytical methods that can detect very low concentrations of contaminations in beverages. By Jason Neo, director, marketing and field applications, SCIEX. The beverage industry accounts for 11 percent of the joint food and beverage industry, valued at US$365 billion. With such…

Mixing And Filling In IIoT Mode

With an IoT gateway, automation suppliers are paving the way for a secure cloud solution which will enable machine and system builders as well as end customers to significantly improve their overall equipment effectiveness, Dr Michael Hoffmeister, management expert at Festo.   What are the four factors driving Industrial Internet…

Food Safety Regulations Series: Singapore

To better understand the food regulatory landscape in Asia, APFI has spoken to law firms that specialise in food law from five different countries across Asia, which include China, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and the Philippines. By Farah Nazurah

Rethinking Food Safety In Dairy

Consumer demand and current market conditions are pushing the industry to dig deep to deliver improved product quality and safety for customers across all food and beverage sectors, including dairy. By Samantha Wong, food technology specialist. Plagued by major product recalls and health scares in recent years, the food and…
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