Digitalisation: The Ingredient That Will Elevate Food Manufacturing

Food fads come as quickly as they go, with social media driving trends in shorter, but quicker, bursts. Food manufacturers must be able to move fast to capitalise on increased demand, or be forced to play catch up with their competitors. The business of food has changed drastically in the…

What’s Next In The Food Industry’s Road To Recovery?

The global crisis is challenging the industry to rethink its daily operations and conventional ways of work in order to innovate and survive. In an interview with Asia Pacific Food Industry, Andrew Dalziel, Vice President, Industry and Solution Strategy, Infor, evaluates the industry’s journey to recovery. Andrew Dalziel, VP Industry…

Don’t Work Your Data. Make Your Data Work For You.

Smarter use of data brings food and beverage companies deeper analytics and faster insights. Digital transformation. Smart manufacturing. Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). A connected enterprise. Industry 4.0. Whatever you call it, data drives it. Digitalisation is a fundamental element of a food and beverage producer’s success. Getting it right…

Overcoming The Hype-Curve In Digitalisation And Industry 4.0 With Agile IoT

Surveys of global MNCs and manufacturing conglomerates indicate that digital transformation is one of the top strategic objectives across companies, yet only a handful are making significant headway into reaping bottom-line gains from pursuing digital innovation. By Auk Industries. Transformational Results Realised In Early Adopters Among Food Manufacturers Some pioneering…

Blockchain As A Food Safety Tool: Limitations And Opportunities

Peter Bracher, Managing Director of, NSF Asia-Pacific (part of NSF International) shares anecdotes from his travels through Asia and his interaction with blockchain technology. Food safety professionals attending industry conferences this year will have seen many interesting presentations on how blockchain is the answer to our prayers. A secure traceability…

Having Trouble With Your Digital Transformation Journey?

The APFI team seeks the advice of Siemens on behalf of Southeast Asian SMEs that are struggling in their digital transformation journey. A recent report from McKinsey highlights that while 96 percent of Southeast Asian manufacturers are aware of the benefits of transforming their operations digitally, only 13 percent of…
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