Volatility in the food and drink market is easing, but long-term uncertainty will continue to plague producers holding back innovation and productivity, according to the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) latest State of Industry report for Q1 2023.
Morten Wierod, President of ABB Electrification, explores the additional pressure that soaring energy costs are putting on businesses worldwide and how you can avoid sacrificing employee benefits in the face of high prices.
At this year’s IFST spring conference, the discussion centred on ‘taming the perfect storm’ of food security, health and nutrition, and the environment – but where do we even begin in the face of such a ferocious gale? Bethan Grylls covers the highlights...
Despite headwinds, food and beverage brands are spending more in new production development and contract manufacturing, and keen to embrace automation to relieve stress following historic global supply chain challenges.
Food Manufacture’s Bethan Grylls speaks to several experts to find out how inflation, climate change and supply chain woes will influence buying behaviour, new product development and operations in 2023.