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Ishida has helped cereal manufacturer Sante attain more accurate loads

Ishida helps cereal maker on accuracy

By Ellie Woollven

Ishida is using the recent installation of 20 multi-head weighers at a plant in Poland to underline what it claims is the productivity, consistency and accuracy of its equipment.

Are cobots the future for factories, or will manufacturers resist the robot revolution?

The future factory

Cobots and the future of food factories

By Michelle Knott

Collaborative robots – or cobots – can help reduce labour costs and take on the more boring repetitive tasks in a plant, but how flexible are they and how much resistance is there to their presence in the workplace?

Food manufacturers have increased adoption of robots over the past five years

Robot adoption grows 50%

By James Ridler

The number of food manufacturers adopting robots into their production has increased by 50% over the past five years, fuelled by demands from retailers and consumers, according to a report from consultancy ING.

Gael Delamare (pictured) discusses the pros and cons of 3D printing

3D printing and food: five things you need to know

By Helen Gilbert

Earlier this week science and technology consultancy Campden BRI announced it was conducting new research into the world of 3D printing applications for the food industry. Here, ingredients scientist Gael Delamare, who is leading the project, talks Helen...

Delamere: 3D printing could help reduce food waste

3D printing project launched

By Helen Gilbert

A project to investigate 3D printing applications for the food industry and even create bespoke nutrient-dense food for those on special diets has been launched by food science and technology consultancy Campden BRI.

Interfood Technology's Textor slicers are designed to

Interfood meets the bacon slicing challenge

By Ellie Woollven

Two models in the Textor range can overcome the challenge of effective bacon slicing in a high-capacity environment, supplier Interfood Technology has claimed.

Birdseye's Lowestoft factory featured on last night's show

Birds Eye factory showcased in BBC TV series

By James Ridler

Birds Eye’s Lowestoft factory appeared in last night’s episode of the BBC Two show Inside the Factory, giving viewers a glimpse into production at the site.

The use of robots in farms could spell the future of food production in the UK

Adoption of robotics defines future of food production

By James Ridler

The future of food production in the UK will be defined by the adoption of robotics and innovative new technology to help address the “productivity challenge” faced by producers, according to a new report for the National Farmers Union (NFU).

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Vegetarianism: Threat or Opportunity

Interfood Technology is an award-winning supplier of equipment to the food processing industry and has been serving the UK and Irish food sector for almost...