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…

Building Supply Chain Resilience By Ensuring Safe Facility Operations

As countries emerge from lockdown restrictions and food manufacturers are resuming operations, measures need to be put in place to safeguard the health and safety of employees. In an interview with Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI), Isaac Teh, Vice President and General Manager Food & Beverage Southeast Asia at Ecolab,…

Utilising Technology To Maximise Yields

Food sorting technology can detect imperfections or unwanted material in a product stream. By detecting imperfections, this technology can help to identify whether produce is suitable to be packaged for consumers or used as ingredients for other products, such as soups or ready-to-eat meals. Organic production is classified as a…

Building Resilient Food Supply Chains In ASEAN In The Face Of COVID-19

Building traceability and transparency in complex supply chains isn’t easy, but it can be done in ASEAN through Blockchain technology as it offers a continuous way to monitor and report the impact to consumers. Contributed by Patricia Yim, General Manager at IBM ASEAN. In the midst of one of the most…

Mintel: COVID-19 & The Food Manufacturing Industry

The APFI team reached out to analysts at Mintel to understand the severity of the impact of COVID-19 on the food manufacturing industry. Here's what they said:    Impact On Supply Chain As COVID-19 has reached global pandemic levels, the impact on people, businesses and society in general continues to…

Cracking The Food Safety Code In A Global Supply Chain

The global food market has grown considerably in recent years, benefiting from the globalisation of the food industry. However, with globalisation comes an increasingly complex food supply chain. In light of recent food safety scandals, food brands around the world are having on-going issues with consumer trust. But what precisely…

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 of food are lost or wasted every year, equating to a total value of USD$1.2 trillion being wiped from the supply chain. With one-third of…

Ensuring The Safety And Quality Of F&B E-Commerce Products

Asia Pacific Food Industry magazine interviews Jiang YiFan, Head of Science and Regulatory Affairs at Food Industry Asia (FIA) to gain insight into the changing regulations with regards to F&B e-commerce.   How can we ensure the quality and safety of the food purchased via online channels? The exponential growth…

Reducing Food Waste In Produce Processing

From farm to fork, the issue of food waste is rife across all aspects of the supply chain and all corners of the globe. There isn’t just one solution to help reduce the impacts of food waste, however actionable steps can be taken to lessen the amount of food wasted.…
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