Italian food company Barilla is expanding its Cucina Barilla system, which uses RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) tags to operate an oven for preparing and baking pasta, risottos, bread, pizza, focaccia and cakes.
Breakthroughs in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, colour changing film and packaging designed to extend shelf life are some of the latest innovations highlighted by the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association.
Mondi is showcasing a Smart ID bag at the Fachpack packaging machinery and materials show in Nuremberg, enabling manufacturers and retailers to track each specific bag of product through the supply chain.
Sales of smart tags and labels such as radio frequency identification (RFID) devices will experience the fastest gains among food safety products, driven by their ability to providing traceability throughout the food supply chain, predicts market analysts...
The Metro Group has upped the ante in Europe's move toward using
radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, completing the
roll out of its use to 180 additional stores and warehouses in
A European test of radio frequency identification (RFID) at a Metro
distribution centre inGermany has achieved read rates of close to
99 per cent, pointing the way ahead to a furtherexpansion of the
technology throughout the supply...
The EU is moving slowing along the path to regulating the use of
radio frequency identification (RFID)technology, with over half of
its citizens calling for laws requiring businesses to protect
Germany's Metro Group, a European retail giant, has started using
an updated international standard for radio frequency
identification (RFID) in some of its stores, and plans to begin
case level tagging with its suppliers later...
Psion Teklogix has adapted its vehicle-mounted computer for the
transportation and food industries, allowing workers on the move to
link up to a plant's network and use radio frequency identification
A liquid dispensing system with a radio frequency identification
(RFID) tag allows food and beverage companies to cost-effectively
manage the safety and reliability of their products during
processing, its manufacturer claims.
A South African company claims it has invented a scanner that can
read multiple radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and pick
them out from a crowd, allowing users to accurately locateobjects
among multiple targets.
Retailers around the world are stepping up plans to use RFID
according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan, which sends
another signal to food processors they might soon have to make the
costly transformation in their supply chains.
As many food company executives are still figuring out how to
implement radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, a data
collector has put 500 cases studies online to help them learn from
the best -- and the worse -- in the...