Automation

The advance of Robotics and Smart Industry

Compared to other sectors, the food sector still has a relatively low robot density. But the sector is catching up. Big data technologies such as data analysis, data mining, and artificial intelligence are turning the ag..

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Detecting bacteria via biosensors

24 May 2019

Maastricht University, KULeuven and Hasselt University have developed a sensor technology that tests products for bacteria. New biosensors allow food products to be tested cheaply and quickly during the production proces...

IFFA 2019 – where tradition meets high tech

10 May 2019

For six days, IFFA – The No. 1 for the meat industry – showed how the sector can get fit for the future. From the smart meat factory, packaging trends and food safety, via clean labelling, to the growing expectations on ...

Setting course at the kitchen table

09 April 2019

Jos Looman (31) started his career at Rundvlees & Co six years ago. As soon as he saw an opportunity, he took on more responsibilities. And now he manages the beef wholesaler. With success: Rundvlees & Co is grow...

RBK Food Projects

08 April 2019

RBK Food Projects shows the latest developments in the field of building according to BREEAM at the IFFA and takes you into the world of sustainable development and building. During a live demonstration RBK Automatiserin...

Nervous system of the meat industry

08 April 2019

At IFFA, CSB-System presents solutions for the digitisation and automation of meat plants. Everything the smart meat factory needs" is the brief description of the CSB trade fair presentation. At the stand, the specialis...

Exciting live performances

08 April 2019

VEMAG presents the latest innovations and production solutions for trade and industry, focusing on automation and process optimisation. Visitors get an unforgettable impression: numerous machines and attachments demonstr...

Van Uhm BV: Dealer Ferdinand Henneken

11 March 2019

Van Uhm BV & Habuba BV have added the machines of Ferdinand Henneken GmbH to their range. Ferdinand Henneken GmbH was founded in 1977 and started producing large horizontal tumbler systems. In 2019 the family busi...

Food service channel VersTrade:

04 February 2019

Within a period of just two years, VersTrade has grown into a successful platform. It is the online link between food manufacturers - from small-scale, artisanal products to major brands - and the hospitality branch and ...

The way we shop is changing fundamentally.

04 February 2019

A diverse group of people - growers and retailers, meat, fish, and fruit and vegetable producers - registered for the first knowledge event organised by FoodIndustrie Experts, which has the theme 'Where does the retail s...

Growth meat sector stimulates demand for machines

22 January 2019

The IFFA is the world's most important driver for the international meat industry. From 4 to 9 May 2019, future-oriented solutions for slaughtering, processing and packaging meat will be central. The mechanical engineeri...

Heemskerk takes 100th Tramper's S-360 into use

22 January 2019

In mid-December 2018, a new S-360 trayseal machine was taken into use at Heemskerk fresh & easy in Rijnsburg. A festive moment, as for Tramper Technology this was the hundredth machine of this type. Heemskerk fres...

Discover meat origin with smartphone

22 January 2019

Consumers of Carrefour who buy traditional Belgian pork can now use a simple scan to trace the origin of this meat, they can do this scan with a smartphone. In this way, Carrefour meets consumers' demand for transparency...

PHT uses Augmented Reality

22 November 2018

PHT-Benelux laat zien hoe hygiëne volledig kan worden geïntegreerd in het operationele proces met behulp van innovatieve en hygiënische oplossingen van de merken ITEC Hygienetechnik en Foamico. PHT-Benelux biedt voor...

Data, insight, and return

13 November 2018

A state of the art slaughterhouse was established in IJsselstein in 2015. With this sophisticated company, Westfort Meat Products builds on a long history in pork meat. With a vision of the future aimed at growth, return...

Lab meat: meat from a test-tube

13 November 2018

Five years ago in London, Mark Post, pharmacologist and professor in the vascular physiology at Maastricht University, and his team were the first to demonstrate in vitro meat. The costs: 250,000 Euros for an in vitro bu...