FE’s 2022 State of Food Manufacturing survey found that 58% of respondents believe their facilities are understaffed. Some are turning to automation to help bridge the gap, others are turning to previously underused or overlooked sources of human staffing.
To minimize product loss and meet carbon emission regulations, dairy facilities must ensure they are monitoring timing and processing parameters to prevent dairy product from literally going down the drain.
During the last decade or so, the benefits of aseptic filling technology compared to traditional hot filling techniques have become well known in the food and drink sector. The benefits in terms of product quality have been well documented and discussed.1 However, the environmental benefits, both in terms of energy consumption and typical lifecycle analysis of this packaging method are less understood.