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 a result, many manufacturers are turning to new technology to help them keep up. Here, Darcy Simonis, industry network leader for food and beverage at…

Rockwell Automation: The Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

As global pressures for goods and natural resources continue to grow, companies need to find new, innovative ways to use advancing Internet-ready technologies to meet demand, says Pierre Teszner, Regional Director—Southeast Asia, Rockwell Automation.   The next industrial revolution is happening right now, and The Connected Enterprise is the reason…

Keeping An Eye On Food

Less machine downtime, detection and prevention of leaks in compressed air systems are crucial to food manufacturers, and are increasingly possible with the help of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technology, says Festo.   Culinary control is something all chefs aspire to have over their food, as do manufacturers over their food…

Tackling The Challenge Of Online Grocery Shopping

In spite of the glowing prospects, cracking the online grocery market can be challenging. How do you start? Where should you begin? By Carsten Spiegelberg, General Manager for System & Automation with SSI SCHAEFER. While online grocery shopping is a miniscule 1.5 percent of global grocery sales, it has some…

Driving Efficiency In Meat And Poultry Coding

James Wolff, global marketing manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at coding and marking in the meat and poultry sector and how technology has advanced to adapt to this often challenging environment. Global production in the meat and poultry industry has only seen modest growth in recent years. Beef and veal…

All-Seeing X-Ray Is Quality’s Best Friend

X-ray inspection technology’s wide capabilities and flexibility can play a major role in delivering high quality products that enhance and protect brand reputation, says Ciaran Murphy, quality control business manager, Ishida Europe. Brand reputation is hard won and easily lost. Companies invest a great deal of time and effort in…

The Forthcoming Food-Grade Lubricants You & The Environment

Moving towards business sustainability, companies would have to create economic values by contributing to a safe and healthy environmental system, without compromising and affecting the future generations. By Benjamin Teo, senior technical sales engineer and Nicholas Seow, senior marketing executive, Tecsia Lubricants When it comes to food industry plants, the…

Chemical And Microbiological Testing Methods For Maintaining Food Safety

Preventing foodborne illnesses is a primary responsibility of food manufacturers, and with the advancement of technology, effective chemical and microbiological testing can ensure food safety. By Kok-Yoong Chong, global technical manager for food health and beauty services, Tüv Süd According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 600 million…

Pushing Puff Pastry Margarine Performance

If there were ever a competitive sport for margarines, puff pastry margarines would be the elite athletes—powerful, flexible and able to perform almost on command, delivering a top-quality result every time. But keeping up with competition would mean making the most of new practices and technologies. What factors drive these…
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