Future Factory

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Food Industry Trends

Food Industry Trends

It’s always fascinating to look at the wide array of food industry trends that are announced each year and try to understand the public opinion or technology behind those trends that has enabled them or brought them to prominence.  Often these trends have been lingering in the background for many […]

Food Industry Experts

ACTION Call B18/129/1 -Sustainable Packaging.

Sustainable Packaging Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to identify packaging and packaging technologies that can can deliver a greater degree of sustainability and responsibility to food and drink packaging. The primary needs are materials that are truly recyclable, compostable or biodegradable alternatives to: Barrier coating materials. Cellophane as secondary […]

Food Industry Experts

ACTION CALL: F17/12/3 – Sustainable Production

Sustainable Production Methods Summary We are currently working with a global food and beverage company, who is looking to identify new and emerging process technologies, ingredients and supply chain processes to enable sustainable production of food and beverage products. Scope This brief is seeking to identify new food and beverage […]

Food Production for Tomorrow’s World

It’s a widely reported fact that the amount of energy required to produce food exceeds the energy derived from that food. When the prevalent diet is meat-based, as in the Western world, then this inequality increases. In a world with a growing population and the subsequent pressure on natural resources, […]

APRIL Robot

Robotics in food and beverage manufacturing

The Office of National Statistics recently announced that The UK has returned to recession for the 3rd time in 8 years.  The challenge in the UK manufacturing sector as a whole is further underlined by a dive in productivity when compared to other industrial nations with UK showing more than […]