Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Recalls cost food companies an average of $10 million in direct costs alone. That includes the cost of alerting retailers, pulling products, and storing or disposing of contaminated products, as well as lost sales, government fines, and litigation. But direct...
The food industry is slowly integrating new technologies to make food safer and processing more efficient. But how will automation, robots, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) impact the workforce? There’s been concern from many corners that technology will...
Amidst the growing competition for diners, restaurants’ chief concerns are food safety, labor issues, and tech spending, according to a report by AlixPartners. Their 2016 poll reveals diners’ desires and what restaurants will have to maintain to stay in...
Are you excited as we are about all the amazing trade shows happening in the next year? Next week, at ProFood Tech in Chicago, you can expect to see hundreds of exhibitors in the baking, snack, beverage, frozen and prepared...
If there were any question about the impact robots will have on the food industry, the answer is here. Last year alone, robot orders increased by a massive 32% for the food and beverage industry according to the Robotic...
The food industry has been abuzz lately about the potential of blockchain to solve the problem of end-to-end traceability in the supply chain. For non-techies, the whole idea can be opaque, especially since blockchain is associated with bitcoin, that...
Robots are introducing new ways to process and package food that improve food safety and sanitation -- and they present an opportunity to delegate jobs that are ergonomically difficult and dangerous for human workers. Overall, the food industry has...
While the food industry is adopting e-commerce at an accelerating pace, the same cannot be said for the food processing equipment industry. Even as B2B e-commerce grows, food processing equipment is still by and large purchased the old-fashioned way....
Mark your calendars: PROCESS EXPO is once again coming to McCormick Place in Chicago! And ProFood Tech is a new show on the schedule. These two trade shows offer professionals in the food industry opportunities to discover new innovations and participate in educational...
The food industry is smartening up. With the help of the Internet of Things (IoT), food processors and suppliers are working together to reduce maintenance costs, uncover opportunities, influence productivity, and transparently track the supply chain.  From craft beer to pasta, here are some ways equipment manufacturers...