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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Automation offers packing productivity gains


A complete end-of-line automation project has seen Adrian Scripps, Tesco’s top apple supplier, triple its productivity per head. Find out how this has...

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What role does refrigeration play in the supply chain?


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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Getting the best out of PLCs


PLCs are something of an industry giant, so why is there still apprehension when engineering issues arise? Food Processing investigates....

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A recipe for continuous improvement success


Suzanne Gill reports on the important role that continuous improvement has to play in ensuring food processes remain profitable in an ever more compet...

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Fluid power makes the grade for food applications


Christopher Buxton explains the benefits of modern fluid power technology in the food factory. ...

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Automated core temperature measurement solution


CME is set to bring to market an automated core temperature measurement system designed to radically improve food safety standards and cost in the coo...

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Sampling for food safety – new guideline


Phil Voysey discusses the importance of sampling correctly to prevent microbiological issues which could lead to financial and brand-confidence losses...

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Are you keeping it clean?


Find out more about a range of rapid microbial detection, monitoring, and identification solutions that offer reassurance that your surfaces are clean...

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Carbon steel flexible screw conveyor


Flexicon has introduced a new base model 1450 flexible screw conveyor with 115mm outside diameter polymer conveyor tube and carbon steel floor hopper ...