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'Technology feeds the future of food industry'

Digital developments are rapid and bring efficiency. But what technological innovations do food companies need to confidently face the future? How do they know which solution fits their company best and can also ensure p..

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Digitale transitie

11 October 2016

‘De volgende – diepere – golf van digitalisering dient zich aan, een golf die ons leven nog ingrijpender en sneller zal veranderen. Toonaangevende experts geven aan dat bij de juiste (beleids)keuzes een extra BBP groei v...

Verdienkracht & vooruitgang

11 October 2016

‘Met Smart Industry is binnen vier jaar een extra economische groei van 1% mogelijk. In het MKB kunnen honderdduizenden nieuwe banen worden gecreëerd.’ Dat voorspelt FME (de ondernemersorganisatie voor de technologische ...

QiSOFT software system supports cheese producer

11 October 2016

More production and more products – soft-cheese producer Özgazi in Etten-Leur is scaling up. But the expansion in both volume and product range can only be achieved with a new quality management system. Özgazi is a re...

Intelligent robots on the work floor

11 October 2016

Big data, smart industry, IoT, cloud robotics, virtual and augmented reality – none of this is science fiction any more. Aiming to keep it all as simple as possible, this article ‘merely’ explores the trends and developm...

“We need to step out of our comfort zone!”

11 October 2016

The Netherlands is starting from a unique position of strength in the digital revolution – for now. “We need to hurry up and expand our head start; other countries are not sitting still,” says Ineke Dezentjé, chair of FM...


13 September 2016

Many companies still keep their HACCP records on paper. However, paperwork takes up a lot of time, does not provide an overview of the current situation and makes it harder to analyse the information. As a result, it ...

Özgazi opts for QiSOFT

13 September 2016

Özgazi is striving to become the world’s largest and most efficient manufacturer of high-quality soft white cheese (feta). In order to achieve its ambition, the company recently installed an ultra-modern production line ...

‘Food to Be’ Expo

14 June 2016

From 3D-printed hospital meals to robotic milking systems and from floating farms to test-tube meat, the Netherlands is bursting with innovative entrepreneurs. Here are a selection of the innovations that were on display...


10 May 2016

Group of Butchers is an innovative manufacturer of meat products with facilities in the Netherlands and Belgium. Over the past few years the company has repeatedly won the ‘Indistrubutie Trofee’ award recognising the ret...

Digitising the chain

10 May 2016

The new Field Lab called ‘The Smart Connected Supplier Network’ opened recently at the Hannover Messe. The Field Lab is focused on collaboration and sharing information across company borders in the high-tech supply chai...

BIG DATA in practice

10 May 2016

Left Loyalty together with its media partners Wallbrink Crossmedia and b2b Communications is unlocking the secrets of big data in food. Virtually every company uses LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Analytics, their own newslett...

Hoge automatiseringsgraad

12 April 2016

Marel lanceert tijdens IFFA (hal 8.0, stand J96/K90) een groot aantal innovatieve oplossingen voor de primaire en secundaire verwerking van vlees. De systemen voor de verdere verwerking hebben een hoge automatiseringsgra...

QiSOFT: new Technical Analysis module

12 April 2016

QiSOFT has updated the Technical Analysis module, adding new functions and a modern user interface. The Technical Analysis (TA) module makes it easy for QIS users to conduct statistical analysis based on the data gath...


12 April 2016

Big Data, the Internet of Things, Smart Industry: the digital transformation offers countless opportunities for the food sector – but only if you can get the bits and bytes to ‘talk’ to you. Otherwise the ‘great unknown’...

A journey through the history of packaging

08 March 2016

The concept of food packaging is ‘as old as the hills’. Evidence from ancient times shows that, even then, people had devised ways of making it easier to transport food and keep it fresh for longer. Empack, the Netherl...