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Hepco V Guide Systems: the bread and butter for food applications

Hepco V Guide Systems: the bread and butter for food applications

One of the largest industries globally, the food and beverage industry is a core element of the UK manufacturing economy. Comprising many different sectors including the bakery sector, confectionary, meat processing, drinks industries, dairies and fish processing – the range is wide and demand is high.

European canned veg supplier harvests supply chain forecasting

European canned veg supplier harvests supply chain forecasting

Bonduelle, the supplier in Europe for canned vegetables and second largest for frozen veg, is close to completion of a supply chain transformation project that has helped the manufacturer reduce wastage and predict with pinpoint accuracy what’s most likely to sell in different parts of the world, following the implementation of demand forecasting software through FuturMaster.

Grant for farm-to-fork food and shipping solution

Grant for farm-to-fork food and shipping solution

A food and logistics platform that aims to improve the speed, efficiency and cost of shipping food ingredients from-farm-to-fork in restaurant industry has secured a major grant.

5 ways chatbots can help drive sales

5 ways chatbots can help drive sales

Conversational interfaces are revolutionising sales by offering customers 24/7 product information - boosting customer acquisition, conversion and retention.

Food and Beverage Industry Trends - an Epicor white paper

Food and Beverage Industry Trends - an Epicor white paper

An Epicor White Paper

This report looks at some of the key industry and consumer trends that have arisen in recent years, how they affect food and beverage manufacturers, what to expect in the near future, and how to stay ahead of the changes to thrive in this dynamic, evolving market.

Bakeries turn the heat up in British foodservice as they compete for bigger slice of £22.5 billion food-to-go market and get into click & collect and delivery

Bakeries turn the heat up in British foodservice as they compete for bigger slice of £22.5 billion food-to-go market and get into click & collect and delivery

Global information company The NPD Group says data from its new Bakery Trends Tracker report show bakery outlets have over the past year (YE April 2019) seen the strongest growth in on-premise business among major British quick-service restaurant (QSR) channels, with sales and visits up more than 19% and nearly 18% respectively in the past year.

Finnish fish producer optimises production with Siemens PLM Software’s MindSphere IoT operating system

Finnish fish producer optimises production with Siemens PLM Software’s MindSphere IoT operating system

Heimon Kala, based in Hämeenlinna, Finland, is one of the country’s five largest smoked fish companies and has been a leader in the fish processing industry for over three decades. In order to stay ahead of the competition, the company realised the importance of digitalisation in meeting customer demand.

Thingstream helps AB InBev stay cool in South Africa

Thingstream helps AB InBev stay cool in South Africa

Thingstream is providing the IoT connectivity solution to support brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) – South African Brewery (SAB) subsidiary – with a Fridgelogic Connected Cooler system across South Africa. The solution enables SAB to track and monitor the temperature and location of its coolers and fridges.

Softbox presents IoT connected cold chain packaging

Softbox presents IoT connected cold chain packaging

Softbox, provider of temperature control packaging for the life science and logistics industries, has announced the introduction of a new concept to bring IoT and connected digital transformation to the pharmaceutical and clinical trial cold chain distribution.

Cheese supplier Eurilait enjoys bumper year using FuturMaster

Cheese supplier Eurilait enjoys bumper year using FuturMaster

Eurilait, which supplies retailers, wholesalers and food service companies across the UK with cheese, butter, cream and desserts, has halved waste and saved a significant value in the last year following the implementation of supply chain planning software through food industry tech specialists at FuturMaster.

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