How IoT Technologies Are Reshaping F&B in Asia-Pacific

Exploring IoT’s transformative impact on Asia-Pacific’s F&B industry, enhancing efficiency, safety, and sustainability from farm to table. By Kimberly Ho, Sustainability Lead & Account Manager, DiMuto The integration of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is reshaping the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry across the Asia-Pacific region, marking a pivotal shift…

Sunrise 2027: Adding a new dimension to barcodes (the rise of 2D codes)

Sunrise 2027: Adding a new dimension to barcodes The rise of 2D codes   Food packaging is expected to contain more information as the industry evolves. With the traditional 1D barcode, that is not possible. Enter the 2D code, the key to countless benefits for the entire supply chain from…

Food Quality and Food Safety in Asia Pacific Food Production

Ensuring Food Quality and Food Safety in Asia Pacific Food Production The journey of how your food gets to your plate is a complex one. It is more complicated than just going to the grocery store and picking out the freshest ingredients.   Specific standards must be met during production…

Breaking Down the Benefits of Inclusive Packaging

In the food industry, packaging is more than just a branding tool. It plays a crucial role in preserving the product's quality and guarantees that consumers use it safely. Food writer and environmentalist Sam Bowman explores the benefits of inclusive packaging in this essay.   Inclusivity is, understandably, a prevalent…

El Niño and Its Effects on Food Supply & Health

El Niño is back. This can impact food supply and health not only in the Asia Pacific region, but all over the globe.   Every few years, the world experiences the effects of El Niño, a naturally occurring climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean that can affect weather worldwide. El…

Introducing Flow Cytometry

Revolution or Mere Evolution? Flow Cytometry and Verification of Cleaning and Disinfection in Food Manufacturing Facilities Food safety depends in large part on the hygienic conditions in food manufacturing facilities. High levels of spoilage bacteria can affect the shelf life and quality of foodstuffs, while the presence of pathogens (such…

Intralogistics: Automation & Digitalisation Solutions

Intralogistics is a key enabler of a smart and streamlined supply chain. When properly handled, it can improve efficiency and productivity across an entire organisation, resulting in a leaner, better informed, and more responsive business. Upstream supply chain pressures can make stocking up a challenge for importing countries in the…

Metal Detectors: Pre-Packaging Inspection Of Raw Material

There is an increasing demand to inspect raw material for foreign body contamination. APFI Magazine speaks to Hidehiro Ueyama, Global Business Promotion Division of Anritsu Corporation, to learn more about the free-fall metal detector.   METAL detectors have been used for 40 years in food factories. Generally, they are installed…

What Do You Know About Cooking Oil?

There was a time when “cooking oil” was a vague term. Oil was just oil, and cooking oil was just oil you used to cook. In most cases, cooking oils were derived from oilseeds, such as canola, corn, sunflower seeds and olives. Fast forward to today and you will find…

Metal Detection: Top 3 Considerations For Your Plant’s Needs

In today’s highly accountable business environment, metal detection systems can no longer be viewed as just a means to remove metallic contamination; they play a far more important role. By Anurag Mitra, Product Marketing Manager-Packaging, tna solutions. Metal contamination represents one of the most common forms of foreign bodies found…
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