Philip Brunger, audit engineer at the Centre for Food Robotics and Automation (CENFRA) in Doncaster in the North of England, outlines some of the key benefits that can be accrued for the food and drink sector from investment in automation.
Brewer Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) expects to close its
Berkshire Brewery in England by 2010, in a bid to organise its
production capabilities within the UK market to drive cost
efficiency improvements, the company said.
One of the leading UK milk co-operatives, Dairy Farmers of Great
Britain, has announced it is to launch a new line of Cadog branded
Welsh cheddar cheese, supported by a line of bilingual packaging.
But will niche brand status alone...