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Ingredient testing with APRIL Robotics. Pic: OAL

Guest article

Bakeries will benefit from the use of robotics

By Gill Hyslop

Most micro and minor weighing operations in bakery facilities across the globe are carried out by human operators. Jake Norman, head of Innovation at OAL notes that even after automating the bulk ingredients with silos, as much as 70% of the remaining...

Mondelēz International said it is aiming for at least a 25% reduction in virgin plastic use. Pic: Mondelēz International

Environment

Mondelēz commits to virgin plastic reduction

By Anthony Myers

Mondelēz International has pledged to increase its commitment to reduce use of virgin plastics in its packaging, as part of the confectionery giant’s ongoing environmental efforts across its portfolio.

Seebo can help prevent quality and waste losses with automated root cause analysis. Pic: GettyImages/mady70

Seebo to ramp up AI footprint with $24m funding round

By Gill Hyslop

Seebo – the artificial intelligence (AI) platform used by producers like General Mills, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Mondelēz to predict and prevent quality, yield and waste losses – is planning to expand its global reach following a $24m Series B financing round.

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