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It’s time to fix manual ingredient weighing

18 September 2018 | By

Did you know manual handling and weighing of ingredients costs bakeries up to 1% of turnover? Traditional mechanical handling and pneumatic conveying solutions fail to deliver the flexibility food companies require. Consequently, we rely on people to complete arduous weighing tasks in harsh, dusty working environments. Fortunately, the robots are…

APRIL Robotics Inspires Food Revolution

15 June 2018 | By

How many robots prepare and cook food in your factory? It’s an area set for major growth and over 30 food businesses were inspired to take action; transforming their manufacturing with robotics and automation at OAL’s Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference.

Country Profile: United Kingdom

16 February 2018 | By

In this Country Profile we consider the implications of automation for food safety and we take a look at both the growing wine industry and strong independent craft beer trend in the UK.

Country Profile: United Kingdom

31 October 2017 | By

This Country Profile explores the threats posed to UK food safety in the wake of Brexit, the rising instances of food fraud and the benefits of Industry 4.0 on the food and beverage sector.

Country Profile: United Kingdom

11 July 2017 | By

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...