Robotarm offers food industry a helping hand

Technology is playing an increasingly important role in food production. Within the industry the use of robotics and data technology is growing. This contributes to the affordability of food and the transparency about or..

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QR codes breaking through in food sector

01 February 2019

Paying via a QR code in the store, is still not very common in the Netherlands. In Belgium, however, QR code payments are already regularly used. This year the QR code will also break through in the Netherlands, accordin...

Digitisation in the food industry

28 January 2019

Many food manufacturers consider digitisation will have a huge role to play in the future of the food sector – but the majority still see a number of hurdles that need to be overcome in order to maximise the opportunity....

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...

The advance of Robotics and Smart Industry

22 November 2018

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...

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...

Estrategy works on transparency

13 November 2018

The consumer's need to know more about the source and authenticity of the products he eats and drinks leads to a demand for an enormous amount of data: from the manufacturer to his supplier as well as to the retail/consu...

NDI launches Sustainability Codex

24 October 2018

De Sustainability Codex is gebaseerd op Blockchain-technologie om de veiligheid van het platform te waarborgen, de transparantie te verzekeren en het is een open database die gratis beschikbaar is voor elke organisatie, ...

Food and online sales are growing rapidly

17 October 2018

According to Statistics Netherlands, retail turnover in August 2018 was 3.4 percent higher than in August 2017. The sales volume grew by 3.2 percent. Both the food sector and the non-food sector achieved higher turnover....

Personalised learning environment food industry

09 October 2018

Qlean-tec | Christeyns launches an e-learning platform in the Netherlands which was specially developed for food processing companies. A platform that offers more than just learning. Which unburdens your organisation wit...

GS1 DatakwaliTijd 2.0: hard consequences

18 September 2018

After frequent encouragement, the curtain has fallen on GS1 Data Source for some fifty suppliers in the food and drugstore sector. They are the first companies to be excluded from the database because they do not meet th...

Strategische alliantie Carrefour en Google

09 July 2018

Carrefour en Google hebben een strategisch alliantie ondertekent die stoelt op 3 pijlers: de beschikbaarheid van het Carrefour gamma op de nieuwe Google Shopping site en de Google Assistant in Frankrijk, de oprichting va...

Tracing based on the blockchain

08 May 2018

Bureau Veritas is launching Origin, a tracing label for the entire course taken by a foodstuff, from farm to table. This solution was presented in Tokyo on 5 March 2018 to an international audience during the Global Food...

Eerste grondstoffen transactie via de blockchain

09 January 2018

ABN AMRO, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), Shandong Bohi Industry Co. Ltd (Bohi), ING en Société Générale hebben met succes de eerste volledige grondstoffentransactie via een blockchain-platform afgerond. Door het blockchain...

Blockchain: The Trigger for Disruption in the Food Value Chain

11 December 2017

Companies that want to remain successful in the future food value chain should start to explore options for participating in blockchain initiatives to help them lower costs, increase efficiencies, and explore opportuniti...

Smart Industry biedt volop kansen

14 November 2017

Producten op maat maken tegen lagere kosten met een hogere kwaliteit; dat wil iedereen. Uit cijfers blijkt dat de voedingsindustrie fors investeert in de technologieën die dat mogelijk maken, zoals big data processing, b...