IoT/Digitalisation

Delicious Data: How Predictive Analytics Improves Efficiency

  Food and beverage companies are finding productivity gains in hidden data. With the help of predictive analytics, they’re using this data to make informed…

IoT/Digitalisation

Flexible Manufacturing: Adapting Quickly To Changing Markets & Events

Flexibility is a goal for many manufacturers, and with good reason. Across industry segments, the organisations that have been able to demonstrate flexible operating models…

IoT/Digitalisation

AVEVA: Improve Your Discrete Manufacturing Productivity, Flexibility, Reliability & Cost Competitiveness

AVEVA Discrete Lean Management is a commercial off-the-shelf software that improves discrete manufacturing productivity through a set of ready-to-use digital tools for Lean Management. It…

Digitising The Supply Chain To Reduce Food Waste

A commentary by Dr Felix Flemming from TOMRA Food The scale of the global food waste problem is staggering. According to reports*, 1.6 billion tons…

GEA Filling & Packaging Launches New GEA Premium Support Platform

Aseptic filling technology has developed rapidly throughout its history. But not all progressions in aseptic filling are related to the technology itself. Automation and digitalization,…

Would You Like A Side Of Mould, Sir?

When former British Prime Minister, Teresa May, proclaimed that she wasn’t opposed to scraping off mould from the top of a jar of jam and…

Combating The Curse Of Food Wastage With Digitisation

The F&B industry is in the throes of a ‘food-tech’ revolution, which is already posing some tough questions on business sustainability for many operators. Food…

Kerry Trendspotter Enables Food & Beverage Brands To Develop Faster Consumer-Preferred Products To Market With IBM

  Kerry Group and IBM have launched a predictive artificial intelligence (AI) tool, Kerry Trendspotter, hosted on IBM public cloud, to forecast future trends in…

Disruptive Technologies Improve Productivity

Individualistic and empowered consumers desire to take control of all aspects of their needs and lifestyle preferences. GlobalData’s 2018 Q4 consumer survey substantiates how consumers…

Sidel: Top 3 Packaging Trends For 2020

Sustainability Vincent Le Guen, Vice President Packaging at Sidel: From a global perspective, we are witnessing the implementation of an increasing number of measures towards…

Market Outlook 2020: 3D Printing—A New Frontier Of Food

Sci-fi fans will probably recall Star Trek’s Replicator machine, capable of turning any molecule into a meal. While synthesising meals on demand may seem like…

Rapid Smart Testing Via Big Data

The need of the food industry is very clear—a method reliable enough to get fast indication in real time in order to make decisions on…

Exploring Technology In The Food & Beverage Industry

With an anticipated increase in global population and changing consumer preferences, food and beverage manufacturers must prepare to ensure that they can meet demand. As…

Improving Food Safety Thorough Digitalisation

Food safety and quality are non-negotiable factors for consumers. Buying a product that is safe to consume is the bare minimum people expect. Therefore, food…

Tech For The “Clean Eating” Generation

The adage that “children are our greatest teachers” has been applied literally by Generation Z—in its attitudes towards food consumption. People born in the mid-1990s…

Automation & Robots

High Performance With A Small Footprint

Dutch delicacy manufacturer, Van Wijngaarden, opts for compact TLM technology with automatically adjustable robotic tools for high performance.    Van Wijngaarden, based in the Netherlands,…

Meeting Asia’s Sustainable Cooling Needs

Rising temperatures have led to an increased demand for cooling systems with a focus on sustainability. By Grundfos Asia Pacific. Temperatures across the globe have…

IoT/Digitalisation

Exploring Technology In The Food And Beverage Industry

With an anticipated global population increase and consumer preferences changing, food and beverage manufacturers must prepare now to ensure that they can meet demand. As…

ABB: Gourmet Mass Production

ABB: Gourmet food or haute cuisine is expected in high-end restaurants. The dishes served are exotic, pairing unthinkable combinations that tantalise the pallet. Recently this…

IoT/Digitalisation

Driving The Digital Revolution In The Beverage Industry

The entire sector is talking about digitisation and Industry 4.0—but what do these oft-cited terms actually mean for the beverage industry?   One thing is…