Within its walls is one of the most technically advanced food processing plants in the country—a greenfield project built from the ground up with automation, labor savings, sustainability and smart design throughout.
Food processors cannot make money and operate effectively unless their production lines are operating, so managing and minimizing downtime is crucial to operational effectiveness and optimizing production operations.
Without sensor data, you can’t control a process—much less begin a digital transformation at your facility. KPIs (Key performance indicators) are a way to measure how your process, packaging or even your palletizing areas are performing, but to get these KPIs requires sensor data.
The processing of food at high volumes has traditionally posed many problems for robots and cobots, and has lagged behind other industries. Foods have a variety of shapes and sizes and can be delicate in nature, and these variables can be challenging when a robot tries to grasp an item.
When I visited Poland last November at the invite of Meat from Europe to tour some of their beef and pork plants, one observation I heard often from owners was that the money in meat today lies in case-ready products, which are consumer-friendly cuts packaged and shipped to stores in retail containers.
Two-thirds of U.S. consumers who identify as flexitarians and nearly three-fourths of consumers who follow a non-animal protein diet consider themselves foodies. With holidays like Veganuary and alternative proteins becoming more mainstream, Signal Theory’s FoodThink research team dove deeper into its recent consumer study to see how food marketers could better position their brands for upcoming trending lifestyles.
announced that Maker’s Mark will be its official bourbon partner for 2022 and supply limited-edition Party Horses commemorative labels to 1,000 early adopters in the coming months. NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are produced as generative artwork that live on a blockchain.
KANHA AND BUDDIES, two award-winning cannabis brands, joined forces to deliver their first Liquid Diamonds live resin gummies. This is the first in an ongoing series of limited-edition products that reflects consumer demand for experiencing the natural effects of the flower in edibles.
Celebrating the central role of women and girls, the Hershey's brand is highlighting the "SHE" at the center of the iconic milk chocolate bar as part of Women's History Month celebrations in March. This new Hershey's bar is a colorful reminder to celebrate the impact that SHE makes.