Farm & Food 4.0: How Technology Is Transforming An Industry

COVID-19 has exacerbated the food crisis around the world. As a result, food and farming have become frontline topics for the political and economics table. Smart technologies are at the forefront of Industry 4.0. A company’s competitiveness hinges on its ability to incorporate AI, machine learning, robotics, and other innovations…

Food Safety During A Global Pandemic

It is clear that in the F&B industry, the adoption of digital solutions is essential as safety and risk compliance becomes paramount. Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and intelligent packaging designs, among others, will lead to a more resilient, robust, and safe food supply chain. By Dr. Nadiah Ghazalli, Chemicals Materials…

Help From Probiotics In The COVID-19 Era

PSA: Remember that you are not alone, that your microbiota can be of help, and that the billions of conscientiously selected probiotic bacteria from clinically-backed products can support your health in many ways during these trying times. By Nina Vinot area sales manager & product development from Probiotical. We are…

Insights On APAC’s Bakery & Confectionery Market

Government restrictions and consumer wariness due to COVID-19 is affecting bakery and confectionery markets across APAC, says GlobalData. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the bakery and confectionery markets across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region from late March 2020. The strict lockdown enforced by several APAC governments disrupted production and…

Optimising Packaging Designs For QSR Delivery

With packaging becoming a key factor contributing to both safety and in-dining experiences demanded by the consumer, there needs to be an end-to-end holistic approach that links food and beverage products’ performance to packaging solutions. By Josh Strong, Senior Marketing Manager, Foodservice—SEA, Kerry. What are the challenges in the food…

4 Innovations That Will Drive Hygienic Packaging

Caps & Closures highlight a few ways in which the packaging industry has been challenged by COVID-19.  The threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly thrust health and safety to the forefront of the public conscience. The virus’s rapid transmission through airborne germs, personal contact, and particularly ‘hotspots’ of infection…

Understanding Shifts In Consumer Behaviour

ADM has identified six emerging behavioural changes that will power innovation and growth in the months ahead.  Recent ADM OutsideVoice research shows that 77 percent of consumers intend to make more attempts to stay healthy in the future. Food and beverage manufacturers who successfully balance consumer health concerns with affordability…
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