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Weetabix Signs Up to Wholesale Analytics From e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

    Weetabix Signs Up to Wholesale Analytics From e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

Global cereal producer Weetabix Food Company has signed up to ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals’ wholesale service to monitor and optimise its online sales performance through wholesale and out-of-home channels. E.fundamentals

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Challenges Faced in the Food & Beverage Industry Require a Specific Planning & Scheduling Tool

    Challenges Faced in the Food & Beverage Industry Require a Specific Planning & Scheduling Tool

By Filip Schiettecat, Senior Director Industry Management at Siemens PLM Software. The food and beverage industry faces a set of unique demands that, when combined together, result in an environment

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McCain Foods Signs Up to e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

    McCain Foods Signs Up to e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

McCain Foods, the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato products, has signed up to eCommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help drive sales of its products through retailers’ websites. McCain Foods

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Supermarket Becomes UK’s First to Make it Mandatory For Suppliers to be Transparent

    Supermarket Becomes UK’s First to Make it Mandatory For Suppliers to be Transparent

A Cotswolds-based supermarket has experienced a flood of customers wanting to use new provenance-scanning technology after it became the UK’s first major retailer to make it mandatory for suppliers to

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Macsa ID UK Underlines Commitment to Industry 4.0 Readiness

    Macsa ID UK Underlines Commitment to Industry 4.0 Readiness

Further underlining its commitment to Industry 4.0 readiness for improved manufacturing efficiencies, Macsa ID UK Ltd – a newly established division of Barcelona-based laser coding, marking and scoring equipment manufacturer, Macsa

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Nestlé Announces Re-Organization of its Global Information Technology Activities

    Nestlé Announces Re-Organization of its Global Information Technology Activities

Following a thorough review of its global information technology (IT) setup, Nestlé has announced plans to re-organize parts of its IT activities to benefit from its existing technology hub in

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New Report – How Digital Tech Is Changing the Food & Beverage Industry

    New Report – How Digital Tech Is Changing the Food & Beverage Industry

For years, next generation technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things have been singled out as driving innovation in a number of industries. The food and beverage industry is embarking on

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What Eggs Can Teach Us About Traceability

    What Eggs Can Teach Us About Traceability

By Shan Zhan, Global Business Manager for Food & Beverage within the ABB Control Technologies business unit In summer 2017, 15 EU states, Switzerland and Hong Kong were affected by the

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Intersnack Signs Multi-million Cloud Deal With Infor

    Intersnack Signs Multi-million Cloud Deal With Infor

Intersnack, the savoury snack producer and owner of well known brands including McCoys, Hula Hoops and KP nuts, has selected Infor for a multi-million, 10 year Cloud transformation. The project will see

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Highland Spring Selects Mainsaver CMMS

    Highland Spring Selects Mainsaver CMMS

Spidex has announced that Highland Spring, a leading supplier of natural source bottled spring water, has selected Mainsaver CMMS to support best-practice maintenance at its plant in Blackford, Perthshire. The

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MOGUNTIA Establishing New Future-oriented IT Infrastructure With Infor

    MOGUNTIA Establishing New Future-oriented IT Infrastructure With Infor

Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, has announced that MOGUNTIA FOOD GROUP, a spice producer focusing on meat processing based in Basel, Switzerland, has decided to introduce Infor’s

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Marks and Spencer Selects Zetes to Transform Food Supply Chain Operations

    Marks and Spencer Selects Zetes to Transform Food Supply Chain Operations

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has selected Zetes to help transform visibility and fulfilment across its fresh food supply chain. The partnership will also see greater collaboration between M&S and its food suppliers

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JBT Announces Comprehensive Relaunch of Online Presence

    JBT Announces Comprehensive Relaunch of Online Presence

JBT Corporation, one of the world’s leading solutions providers for the food and beverage processing industries, has announced the comprehensive relaunch of its online presence, with the introduction of a

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Current Food and Drink Ingredient Information ‘Not Sufficient’

    Current Food and Drink Ingredient Information ‘Not Sufficient’

Information currently provided online and on-pack on the contents of food and drink products is not sufficient, according to consumers in EMEA. New research conducted on behalf of leading global

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Quality and Digitisation Major Factors For Future Success

    Quality and Digitisation Major Factors For Future Success

Increased quality and a greater focus on digitisation in factories are two key trends identified in a recent global survey of 120 decision-makers in the international food and beverage industry.

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SAP Consultancy, Edenhouse Solutions Help Warburtons Secure a Bronze SAP Quality Award

    SAP Consultancy, Edenhouse Solutions Help Warburtons Secure a Bronze SAP Quality Award

Warburtons have been selected as the Bronze Winner of the SAP UKI Quality Awards in the Transformation category for their migration to SAP Business Suite on HANA. Implemented by SAP

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Spidex Now Offers Factbird Production Monitoring Systems in the UK

    Spidex Now Offers Factbird Production Monitoring Systems in the UK

A revolutionary shopfloor datacapture technology is now available in the UK after successful implementations at manufacturing facilities on mainland Europe. The Factbird system was developed by Danish company Blackbird. It

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Pet Food Producer Achieves 30% OEE Improvement and Brand Security With OAL Connected

    Pet Food Producer Achieves 30% OEE Improvement and Brand Security With OAL Connected

Wagg Foods, a leading producer of high-quality pet food, has increased its OEE efficiency by 30%, secured its packaging lines from errors and ensured full compliance with retailers’ code of

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From Measurement Data to Smart Actions

    From Measurement Data to Smart Actions

Energy and process industry monitoring and control systems contain a lot of data, which is not always fully utilised. Data is also collected in different systems, which further hampers comprehensive

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Zensar Enables 2 Sisters Food Group Realize Return on Digital®

    Zensar Enables 2 Sisters Food Group Realize Return on Digital®

Zensar Technologies, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organisations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has announced that 2 Sisters Food

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European Grocery Shoppers Become Digital Infoseekers as Cost of Shopping Continues to Rise

    European Grocery Shoppers Become Digital Infoseekers as Cost of Shopping Continues to Rise

According to a survey of European shoppers by IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries, the increasing use of the Internet, particularly via smart phones, is helping

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Halewood International to Launch Ideagen Q-Pulse

    Halewood International to Launch Ideagen Q-Pulse

Major drinks manufacturer, Halewood International, is to launch a UK-wide quality management system using software from Ideagen. The producers of Crabbie’s, Lambrini and Red Square Vodka – among other brands – will

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Arla Foods Bolsters UK Online Strategy With New Head of E-commerce & Digital

  Arla Foods Bolsters UK Online Strategy With New Head of E-commerce & Digital

Arla Foods UK, the country’s leading dairy co-operative, has appointed Steve Millard as its new Head of E-commerce & Digital.

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Brands Should Increasingly Target Connected ‘Super Leaders’ to Thrive in a Digital, Information-saturated World

  Brands Should Increasingly Target Connected ‘Super Leaders’ to Thrive in a Digital, Information-saturated World

Brands need to focus their online engagement on a new generation of influencers if they are to thrive in a

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The Science and Software Behind the Food Label

  The Science and Software Behind the Food Label

Nutritics, a global food service software provider, has announced a new partnership with Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS) to further enhance

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B&R is Introducing a Hypervisor For Its Automation System

  B&R is Introducing a Hypervisor For Its Automation System

B&R is introducing a hypervisor for its automation system. This software allows Windows or Linux to run alongside B&R’s own

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How is the Rise of E-Commerce Changing the Role of Physical Stores?

  How is the Rise of E-Commerce Changing the Role of Physical Stores?

The rise of the internet has allowed retailers to directly connect with consumers from beyond the physical store revolutionising the

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Irish Food Companies Encouraged to ‘Think Digital’ and Maximise Online Retail Opportunity

  Irish Food Companies Encouraged to ‘Think Digital’ and Maximise Online Retail Opportunity

Bord Bia has announced a partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute to offer Irish food and drink companies an opportunity

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B&R Industrial PC Now Available With Intel XEON Processor

  B&R Industrial PC Now Available With Intel XEON Processor

B&R’s Automation PC 910 is now optionally available with an Intel Xeon processor. The new microarchitecture provides a 50% increase

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TripAdvisor and Deliveroo Announce Agreement

  TripAdvisor and Deliveroo Announce Agreement

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, and Deliveroo, the on-demand food-delivery service, have announced the integration of Deliveroo’s restaurant network into

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Novi Helps O’Brien’s Bring Home the Bacon With €450,000 IT Investment

  Novi Helps O’Brien’s Bring Home the Bacon With €450,000 IT Investment

Novi, the proactive managed services provider, today announces that it has designed and implemented an all new IT infrastructure for

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Warburtons Boosts Supply Chain With FuturMaster

  Warburtons Boosts Supply Chain With FuturMaster

Warburtons, the largest bakery brand in the UK with sales of £551 million last year, prides itself on the freshness

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV & SI Foodware -One Integrated Standard Solution

The food and beverage sector is dealing with constantly changing requirements imposed by clients and suppliers such as exchanging messages

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV & SI Foodware -One Integrated Standard Solution

  Microsoft Dynamics NAV & SI Foodware -One Integrated Standard Solution

The food and beverage sector is dealing with constantly changing requirements imposed by clients and suppliers such as exchanging messages

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Matthew Clark Picks Paragon’s Multi Drop Routing Software

  Matthew Clark Picks Paragon’s Multi Drop Routing Software

Matthew Clark, a leading UK drinks distributor, has teamed up with Paragon to enhance its customer experience while minimising the

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Tetra Pak Adopts Microsoft HoloLens to Speed-up Issue Resolution For Food Manufacturers

  Tetra Pak Adopts Microsoft HoloLens to Speed-up Issue Resolution For Food Manufacturers

Tetra Pak is revolutionising its issues diagnosis and resolution service, using mixed reality to reduce machine downtime and productivity loss

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Tetra Pak Pioneers New Generation of Digital Technologies to Boost Efficiency for Customers

  Tetra Pak Pioneers New Generation of Digital Technologies to Boost Efficiency for Customers

Tetra Pak is transforming its Services by pioneering the use of the latest digital technologies. The company has launched a

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Fox’s Biscuits Streamlines Production and Service Levels After Deploying FuturMaster Supply Chain Technology

  Fox’s Biscuits Streamlines Production and Service Levels After Deploying FuturMaster Supply Chain Technology

Fox’s, the £250 million UK biscuit company, has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices after implementing new supply

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Lighthouse Systems a Finalist at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards

  Lighthouse Systems a Finalist at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards

Lighthouse Systems, the UK-based Manufacturing Execution System (MES) vendor, is a Finalist at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards, 2017, in

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Aon Launches ‘Brexit Navigator’

  Aon Launches ‘Brexit Navigator’

Aon plc, a risk and insurance adviser to clients across the food and drink sector, has launched Brexit Navigator, a

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WeFarm Reaches Over 100,000 Users and Secures £1.3 Million Investment

  WeFarm Reaches Over 100,000 Users and Secures £1.3 Million Investment

WeFarm, a peer-to-peer agtech network that enables small-scale farmers to access and share vital agricultural information even without internet, has

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Edrington Awards Key Contract to Elite Control Systems

  Edrington Awards Key Contract to Elite Control Systems

Elite Control Systems Ltd, a leading provider of systems integration and engineering support services, has been awarded a major contract by Scotland’s leading premium

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Pukka Pies Selects IFS Applications 9

  Pukka Pies Selects IFS Applications 9

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced that Pukka Pies, the independent UK pie manufacturer, will implement IFS Applications™

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Herbst Software Opens New Regional Cork Office in Ireland

  Herbst Software Opens New Regional Cork Office in Ireland

Herbst Software, a leading provider of business management and ERP software, has opened a brand new office space to accommodate

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Jungheinrich Expands Portfolio to Include SAP EWM Solutions

  Jungheinrich Expands Portfolio to Include SAP EWM Solutions

An ever growing number of companies are relying on SAP standard software to manage their processes along the entire logistics

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory Targets Energy Savings with Wonderware

  Lucozade Ribena Suntory Targets Energy Savings with Wonderware

Lucozade Ribena Suntory, one of the leading soft drinks businesses in the UK and Ireland, has partnered with Human Machine

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Tunnock’s Expansion Aided By Food IT Experts at Sanderson

  Tunnock’s Expansion Aided By Food IT Experts at Sanderson

“The administrative burden for any food manufacturer is huge these days,” says Bruce Reidford of Tunnock’s. He was responsible for

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Road Map to the Smart Meat Factory

  Road Map to the Smart Meat Factory

The key steps meat companies need to take to achieve a smart factory in line with Industry 4.0 will be

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IMHX 2016 Showcases the Latest Materials Handling and Supply Chain Solutions

  IMHX 2016 Showcases the Latest Materials Handling and Supply Chain Solutions

Logistics and materials handling touch everyone’s lives – whatever is purchased be it online, in store or delivered from a

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Smart Solutions From AutoCoding Systems

AutoCoding Systems has recognised that there is a growing requirement to communicate with and collect data from a wide range

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If Not Now – When??

  If Not Now – When??

By David McNamara of Verify Technologies In today’s fast paced world of increasing legislation, tighter margins and shorter lead times,

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Manor Farm Counts its Chickens With Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Sysco

  Manor Farm Counts its Chickens With Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Sysco

Food and beverage manufacturers can no longer succeed by fine-tuning a relatively straightforward process of pushing as much through the

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Principal Logistics Technologies Wins Major Warehouse Management Software Contract With Dale Farm

  Principal Logistics Technologies Wins Major Warehouse Management Software Contract With Dale Farm

Dublin-based Principal Logistics Technologies, a warehouse management solutions provider, has won a major contract with Dale Farm in Cookstown, County

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Trace One and Musgrave Group Renew Contract to Drive Further Private Label Success

  Trace One and Musgrave Group Renew Contract to Drive Further Private Label Success

Trace One has announced that Irish retail leader Musgrave Group has renewed its agreement for Trace One’s Product Lifecycle Management

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