Sheffield Hallam’s National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering (NCEFE) and the University of Bradford’s Faculty of Engineering have secured a £618k grant to support biscuit and wafer manufacturer Rakusen’s growth and sustainability plans.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced a 5p per litre fuel duty cut, 0% VAT on domestic renewable energy installations and a doubling of the Household Support Fund to help tackle soaring bills.
Challenges with the marketing of careers in the food industry, and the potential of artificial intelligence in food businesses were key takeaways for Columbus project strategy director Kevin Bull from the Business Leaders’ Forum 2022.
Building sustainable supply chains and managing the labour crisis will be the overarching topics of Food Manufacture's exclusive, annual face-to-face Business Leaders Forum on the morning of 17 March in London.
Cranswick could more than triple primary poultry processing capacity in ten years to 4.5 million birds a week, building on its 'formidable' poultry facility at Eye in Suffolk, according to prominent analysts.
Food manufacturers classed as small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are proving keen to implement industry 4.0 via Made Smarter and it's paying off, says Donna Edwards, director for Made Smarter's North West adoption programme.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched a series of smart-design, washdown-resistant product inspection systems, integrating sophisticated checkweighing and metal detection technologies for manufacturers of packaged food, including dairy and meat...
Potato producer Fylde Fresh and Fabulous, chocolate manufacturer Ye Olde Friars and cake and pudding maker Classic Desserts are among the latest businesses to sign up to the north west Made Smarter Adoption programme.
University of Bradford reader in computer science Savas Konur talks about the unique challenges of installing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Industry 4.0 technologies into a production line more than a century old.
Siemens Digital Logistics development consultant Phil Lavin and Digital Industries head of food and beverage Keith Thornhill discuss how automation technologies can be used to compensate for the delays caused by our ‘cliff-edge’ Brexit.
Kosher biscuit manufacturer Rakusen’s has partnered with the University of Bradford to adapt its 100 year old production line with Industry 4.0 technologies, supported by the Knowledge transfer Network (KTN).
A consortium of food manufacturers, universities and tech developers – led by 2020 overall Food Manufacture Excellence Award winner Raynor Foods – has been awarded £4m to help digitalise the food supply chain.
Identifying COVID-19 symptoms and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning were key topics in our exclusive interview with Salman Chaudhary, chief executive of AI systems developer Empiricai.
New opportunities are emerging at an unprecedented rate to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in order to optimise processes in food production and while the benefits are often very clear, there are legal bear traps for the unwary....
Four food manufacturers have secured support from the Made Smarter North West pilot, a scheme designed to help small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in north-west England benefit from the use of digital technology.