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March 21, 2024
A look back at the forces driving digitalization
From rising demand for agritech to ongoing innovations designed to make smart factories even smarter, what factors are driving digitalization? Catch up on the series in part 6 of The digital drive.
February 22, 2024
How digital technology is shaping what we eat
In part five of The digital drive, we look at the relationship between technology and digitalization and how this has impacted the food and beverage industry.
January 25, 2024
The ongoing digitalization of retail
In part four of The digital drive, we look into the digital transformation of the global retail industry, the factors that have helped drive uptake of digital tools and services among retailers, and what we think comes next.
December 21, 2023
What’s new with the smart factories of today?
Thanks to advancements in digitalization, the concept of smart manufacturing is becoming more commonplace. In part three of The digital drive, we explore what that means for the smart factories of today.
November 23, 2023
What happens when digitalization meets farming?
When we think about digitalization within the food and beverage industry, we may forget to include farming in the picture. In part two of the digital drive, we look into the expansion of agritech.
November 16, 2023
The power of traceability
The impact of traceability in food and beverage manufacturing is widely recognized. Let's revisit the various dimensions of a traceable value chain in our series recap.
October 26, 2023
Driving digitalization
From farms to factories, how is digitalization transforming manufacturing – and what are some of the driving influences? Find out more in part one of The digital drive.
October 12, 2023
Traceability to the rescue
Traceability offers value on multiple aspects. But what role does it play in ensuring food safety and protecting public health?
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August 31, 2023
Technologies driving traceability
Without advancements in technology, end-to-end traceability would probably look very different than it does today. Let’s look at the technologies that make The traceability value possible.
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July 20, 2023
Decoding types of traceability
Moving on from the value traceability offers, dive into the elements that make up a traceable supply chain and drives The traceability value.
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June 22, 2023
Navigating traceability
As transparent supply chains rise in the ranks, what makes up The traceability value? Explore different aspects of a traceable value chain in this new series.
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January 12, 2023
The changing shape of smart factories
What trends are helping elevate smart factories to greater heights? Find out in our Ultimate Factories round-up.