The use of blockchain could help coordinate the different parts of the food and drink supply chain, according to James Flynn, founder and chief technical officer at food safety software provider Primority.
Increased automation should not threaten factory jobs and staff could work “hand in hand” with robots to deliver efficiencies while retaining a handmade approach, according to experts at last month’s Foodex trade show.
The UK food industry’s desire to keep old machines running for as long as possible has hampered its progress on automation compared to European neighbours, an expert panel at last month’s Foodex claimed.
Kendal Nutricare’s double award win at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) will raise the manufacturer’s profile with customers and suppliers, says the firm’s ceo Ross McMahon in this exclusive video interview filmed on Oscar night.
Girls considering careers in food or drink manufacturing should “Just go for it”, says the winner of the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) Young Talent category Kodi Gledhill, from Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP).