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…

Challenges & Opportunities In The Halal Market Within Southeast Asia

Given its intricacy, the integrity of the entire Halal supply chain is of utmost importance.  "Halal"—what is it and what does it mean? While the literal meaning of this Arabic word means lawful or permissible and typically associated with food and beverages, the word 'halal' has since evolved.  Between 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…

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…
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