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Digitisation: moving from hype to implementation

The third CSB study into digitisation in the food and beverage industry highlighted that the food industry is moving into in a phase of digital optimisation. However, a digital transformation is only rarely taking place. 



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A tough belt for frozen products

08/04/2019

WMH has recently completed the installation of a swan-neck elevator conveyor for an independent sausage manufacturer. ...

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New name for AB InBev in the UK

01/04/2019

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I has been revealed as the new name for AB InBev in the UK, as the company reaffirms its commitment to UK & Ireland. ...

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Automated packaging approach makes staff happy

29/03/2019

Migration from manual handling practices and the introduction of modern packaging technology has brought benefits for French meat processor, Sicarev a...

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An energy-efficient solution to pump cream

25/02/2019

Find out how a Cornish cream producer efficiently moves cream around its plant without turning it into butter. ...

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Fast cycle tank cleaner

25/02/2019

One large UK crisp manufacturer found stubborn, sticky residues were remaining in 600mm barrels after flavour concentrates had been transferred. The s...

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End of line improvements help meet product demand

22/08/2016

UPM Conveyors has worked closely with Tims Dairy to deliver the necessary expansion required to meet demand. This called for investment into the end l...

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Turning the next generation into food and drink engineers

11/07/2016

Technology is omnipresent in young people’s lives and this represents a huge opportunity for sectors of UK industry that are struggling with skills sh...

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Finding the perfect mix of craft and automation

20/06/2016

Suzanne Gill visited the Village Bakery Group to find out how this forward-looking craft bakery is managing to find just the right mix of automation t...

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Binghams Food invests in the future

09/11/2015

Potted beef manufacturer Binghams Food has recently invested £100,000 in their operations. Food Processing visited the factory in Sheffield to learn a...

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When quality really counts

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Are you using the right quality of steam in your food and beverage processes? Suzanne Gill reports. ...

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What role does refrigeration play in the supply chain?

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Controlling the temperature of food across the whole supply chain is vital to extend shelf life. But how much can be gained by food manufacturers thro...

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£2m sustainable food packaging hub for Wales

28/09/2020

The Welsh food industry is to get a productivity and sustainability boost from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMR...

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And your 2019 Food Processing Award winners are...

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The winners of the 2019 Food Processing Awards were announced by multi award-winning comedian, Dominic Holland, at an awards ceremony held at the Doub...

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Up to 33% material savings with Greiner Packaging’s thermoformed light-weight r-PET K3®

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Cardboard-plastic combinations as a sustainable packaging choice are helping to reduce plastic consumption, while at the same time ensuring high-quali...

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Anheuser-Busch InBev’s distribution strategy model

16/01/2017

Over the past 10 years Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B InBev) has grown its global distribution network using a strategy which goes against the grain for tr...

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Why change to foam soap?

24/09/2017

Saving water is a responsible strategy for every company in the food industry. It can also make sound economic sense. A switch to foam soap can offer ...

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Compressed air efficiency paybacks

23/04/2019

Assessing the efficiency of an air compressor network is considered by many to be disruptive and time consuming. However, Stef Lievens argues that, wh...

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Hygiene considerations for high risk area equipment

28/09/2020

A whitepaper from Mettler Toledo offers useful advice on what to look out for when evaluating the washdown capabilities of production equipment for us...