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Country Profile: United Kingdom

Posted: 11 July 2017 | | No comments yet

In this UK profile, we investigate how Industry 4.0 could be a powerful tool, and Gavan Wafer, Head of Crime Operations at the National Food Crime Unit offers his insight into tackling food fraud in the 21st Century…

New Few Magazine Issue #3 2017 UK supplement
  • By definition Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things and cloud computing. We investigate how expansion and utilisation of this new technology within the food industry could be a powerful tool.
  • Any industry is susceptible to fraud and one as complex and diverse as the UK food industry can offer temptations to those looking to exploit systems and cut corners. Gavan Wafer, Head of Crime Operations at the National Food Crime Unit offers his insight into tackling food fraud in the 21st Century.

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