Food Industry Insights

  1. 5 Food Recall Preventive Measures
    6/22/2017

    Few things keep food producers up at night like the prospect of a product recall. At best, a product recall is a benign mistake that causes nothing more than aggravation, inconvenience and perhaps an angry customer or two. At worst, the consequences can be tragic, in both human and economic terms.

  2. 5 Quality Audits Every Food Company Should Be Doing
    6/20/2017

    If one low-quality food item makes it to a first-time customer, it could completely jeopardize your relationship with that customer forever. Quality audits are a great way to fight against compromised product quality. But, what "quality audits" should be completed and how are they done?

  3. Biogas - Effective Monitoring Of Your Fermenters
    4/19/2017

    Regular monitoring of biogas plants is crucial to ensure efficient operation. The Hach® AT1000 Biogas gives you immediate information about the status of your plant to anticipate any possible malfunctions and to constantly maintain optimal performance.

  4. Optimizing Facility, Process & Packaging Design For Food Safety
    4/5/2017

    Food contamination is typically the result of poor food safety practices or facility design. So, what can be done in facility design to mitigate food safety risk?

  5. 3 Food Manufacturing Certifications To Pay Attention To
    2/16/2017

    As consumers and government bodies continue to demand more in terms of food safety and transparency, it’s never been more important for those in the food manufacturing and processing industry to become certified. But what exactly does this mean? In the US, there are hundreds of organizations that inspect, test and certify food products based on strict standards set out by religious organizations and the U.S. government. Though different certification processes can be lengthy and costly, the benefits of being certified are often too valuable to ignore.

  6. Three Ways To Extract Value From IIoT In Food And Beverage
    9/5/2017

    The food and beverage industry is building up an appetite for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Cloud, mobility, big data, predictive maintenance, Smart Manufacturing and Industrie 4.0 are more than just buzzwords – they’re technologies and concepts being used today to improve quality and safety, reduce costs and increase recipe agility to remain competitive in the market.

  7. Industry Report: Majority Of Food Manufacturers Run Internal Process Systems That Are Not Integrated
    9/14/2016

    JustFoodERP is pleased to offer a complimentary report by Mint Jutras, experts in analyzing the impact of enterprise applications on business performance. The report highlights JustFoodERP Foundation and the importance of integrated business software in the food and beverage industry.

  8. How To Foster A Fantastic Food Safety Culture
    2/9/2017

    Food safety culture has been a popular phrase lately. Most would agree that it’s an important concept, but how do we actually build one and strengthen it?

  9. Enterprise 2.0 In Industrial ERP
    5/4/2016

    Ubiquitous and highly intuitive consumer technology, the increasingly distributed and geographically dispersed nature of the workforce and the spectacular rise of social media are all influencing the way business software is deployed and used.

  10. An Auditor’s Perspective: Top 3 Things That Will Impact Food Manufacturers In 2016
    3/1/2016

    Looking back at the audits I completed in 2015, I have encountered several locations that canceled upcoming audits due to issues found during their site inspection. Some lost their GFSI certification due to non-compliances noted during audits. However, the good news is that most locations, regardless of their audit status, demonstrated a dedication to continuous improvement.