Tackling The Challenge Of Online Grocery Shopping

In spite of the glowing prospects, cracking the online grocery market can be challenging. How do you start? Where should you begin? By Carsten Spiegelberg, General Manager for System & Automation with SSI Schaefer Asia. While online grocery shopping is a miniscule 1.5 percent of global grocery sales, it has…

Being Future-Ready In A Changing Beverage Market

Swisslog’s clients, The Absolut Company, MaiDubai, and Coca-Cola Amatil share the value of integrating advanced solutions to their entire supply chain. The digital world is developing at a breath-taking pace. Every industry sector is going through a transformation towards a globally networked and integrated economy. This includes the beverage industry—automation…

East And West Cuisine: Driven By Taste And Flavour

With exotic flavours such as curries in the limelight, the vegetarian juggernaut thunders on—according to seasoning experts, RAPS GmbH.  In 2016, almost every fifth person in the Asia-Pacific region was vegetarian, with India topping the bill according to Statista Germany in 2016. By contrast, only six percent and five percent…

Lowering Cost To Increase Profit Margins: Is It Really That Simple?

A holistic view of the factory floor enables data to be turned into information and actions that can realise significant savings to production costs, says Jonathan Reed, global product manager automation—Food & Beverage, SPX FLOW Limited.   For a business to be viable, it must make money. Basic math shows…

Trends And Drivers In The European Biomaterials Market

Futamura is dedicated to using renewable and responsibly managed resources to produce plastic-free packaging that offers outstanding product protection and shelf-life. By Andy Sweetman, sales and marketing manager, Futamura EMEA. In 2018, the European biomaterials market has seen a surge of interest in its biobased and compostable products because of…

Bakery Trends: What’s Baking?

The end of the year is always a good time to review the year’s trends and what can be expected for next year or the coming years. Michael Skriver, director regional, AAK Singapore, talks with APFI on three big trends of the bakery industry.

Chinese Infant Formula Market Focuses On High-Quality Ingredients

Demand for infant formula in China is increasing, providing an opportune market for manufacturers. Governed by strict new regulations and increasing consumer demand for safe and beneficial ingredients, manufacturers should look to high-quality ingredients. By Dr Sigalit Zchut, chief scientist, Advanced Lipids If you had to name the point when…

What’s Trending In Bakery And Savoury Snacks?

  Clean label continues to lead the bakery and snacking sectors, and with health fast becoming a priority, this has opened up opportunities for clean label and natural ingredients. By Alison Coppolella, Quality Assurance & Technical Development Manager, Azelis
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