How IIoT Brews Success in the Food and Beverage Industry

Explore the role of IIoT in transforming food manufacturing for improved quality and cost-effectiveness. By Emon Zaman, Senior Vice-President, Asia Pacific, AVEVA Amidst an increasingly competitive landscape, food manufacturers are being challenged to improve competitive prices and deliver value by improving manufacturing quality. The findings of a recent Euromonitor 2024…

More than “meats” the eye

Influencing purchases of meat & processed meat products through sight and taste. By Frauline Joseph, KEMIN. “The eyes eat first”—this well-known adage alludes to the fact that peoples’ initial judgement of food quality is based on visual perception. Food that looks stale, unappealing or unappetising, are often less desired. Appearance…

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…

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…

Predicting The Future Of Maintenance In F&B Plants

How can plant managers budget for maintenance and ensure optimum efficiency for all processes?   Paper To Glass In terms of research and development, food and beverage is a leading industry because of its use of new, innovative technology. However, when it comes to maintenance, many companies find themselves keeping…

Cobots: Transforming The Food And Beverage Industry

APFI’s Writer, Katherine So, explores the benefits of integrating cobots into an F&B manufacturing facility.   Cobots, also known as collaborative robots, are making their way into the food and beverage (F&B) industry. As the name suggests, this new generation of robots are made to interact and work collaboratively alongside…

CEIA Metal Detectors Pass The Zandvliet Vleeswaren Test

Protecting your brand in the marketplace is one of the most important functions a food manufacturer performs. But all the investment to establish a reputation for product quality could be lost in the event of one safety recall. By Daile Smith, Marketing Executive, Heat And Control. Developing and maintaining an…

Unlocking The Benefits Of Digitisation In The Food & Beverage Industry

As Lusiana Lu, Business Development Director at Hashmicro Private Limited notes: “Technology is used not to merely cut manpower, but to empower those whose jobs are replaced by the technology to do more meaningful, creative, and safer work.”   said, “technology improves things so fast that by the time we…
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