Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Food Processing Software

Food & Beverage manufacture involves a total sequence of food operations, including the growth and selection of raw materials, harvesting, processing, preservation, and distribution. These goods are then sold mainly to the retail or hospitality sectors, which then sell to end consumers through shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, etc. In general, the aim of all food manufacturing operations is to extend the availability of seasonal crops to year-round use. Food manufacturing is not solely involved with the preservation of food but is also concerned with the addition of additives such as flavours, colouring agents, preservatives, texturising agents and the final operation is packaging. Supply Chain software for the Food and Beverage industries enables streamlining and automating business processes throughout the supply chain to improve planning, optimise inventory levels, reduce costs, and respond quickly to changes in customer and supplier demand.

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Raising a toast to greater IT efficiency

Raising a toast to greater IT efficiency

Manufacturing & Logistics IT takes a look at Loch Lomond Group's IT estate and the business and operational benefits these systems bring to the company.

Loch Lomond Group is a company behind some of Scotland's most highly regarded artisan whisky brands. Founded in 1814, Loch Lomond Whiskies can trace its roots back to the Littlemill distillery, which was established in 1772 and is thought to be one of the oldest in the world

Lack of organic farming land could stall growth of US$320 billion organic food market – Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence

Lack of organic farming land could stall growth of US$320 billion organic food market – Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence

The future growth of the US$320 billion organic food market could be at risk if organic land area does not grow sufficiently to meet rising demand, according to insights from Informa's Agribusiness Intelligence.

How can artificial intelligence help the food industry?

How can artificial intelligence help the food industry?

There's a lot of talk about artificial intelligence (AI) as the next best thing since sliced bread. But what does AI really mean for the food industry and what are the implications, asks Stephanie Duvault-Alexandre, a consultant at software provider FuturMaster?

Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Efficient, Collaborative, Innovative

Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Efficient, Collaborative, Innovative

Mission-Critical Change: Survive Brexit, Technology & Market Disruption: Future-Proofed, Collaborative & Agile Food & Drink Supply Chains Which Drive Value & Efficiency.

£4.8 billion worth of British products hang in the balance following Brexit

£4.8 billion worth of British products hang in the balance following Brexit

With the Brexit transition completing at the end of 2020, the UK will need to negotiate new terms for €5.5 billion (£4.8 billion) worth of food and drink products with the EU and third countries, according to insights from Informa's Agribusiness Intelligence.

XPO Logistics expands support of Daloon Foods

XPO Logistics expands support of Daloon Foods

XPO Logistics has renewed its longstanding supply chain support of Daloon Foods, part of the Izico Food Group. Daloon is a top producer of frozen ethnic and meat-free products sold under its brand name and private label.

Delivery Hero selects NewVoiceMedia as contact centre partner to transform global customer experience

Delivery Hero selects NewVoiceMedia as contact centre partner to transform global customer experience

NewVoiceMedia, provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology, has announced that Berlin-based food-delivery service, Delivery Hero AG, has selected its platform to transform its global customer experience.

Linkfresh 365 approved for Microsoft AppSource Marketplace

Linkfresh 365 approved for Microsoft AppSource Marketplace

Linkfresh, provider of supply chain ERP solutions for the fresh food industry, has announced that its Microsoft Dynamics based Linkfresh 365 suite, for the Fresh Produce and Agricultural sectors, is now available on the Microsoft AppSource Marketplace.

Foodex returns to offer 360° view of the UK food and drink manufacturing industry

Foodex returns to offer 360° view of the UK food and drink manufacturing industry

Foodex 2018, the UK trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging and logistics industries, will return to the NEC Birmingham from 16-18 April next year.

METTLER TOLEDO Safeline develops new fully integrated conveyorised metal detection system

METTLER TOLEDO Safeline develops new fully integrated conveyorised metal detection system

Industrial metal detectors can bring important benefits to the production line for food, non-food and pharmaceutical applications.

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