How can the food industry and their equipment vendors use design as a tool to enter the circular economy? Circular design is a tool used in the circular economy. The future must become more sustainable
The most important barrier for introduction of technology with artificial intelligence in processing of food in Norway, is the complexity of the new technology. The new technology is demanding for firms to adopt with their
Modern dairy factories produce thousands of cheese blocks per day. We evaluated NIR spectroscopy for on-line determination of fat and dry matter in such cheeses. The motivation is true time control of the production process.
Today, robots lack the visual, tactile and cognitive intelligence of humans to perform complex handling and processing tasks. We show how to endow robots these abilities and how to teach them to handle complaint food
Hides are one of the most important rest raw materials or plus-products produced by the meat industry as they are further processed and used in leather production. The hide supply chain consists of a producer
Information sharing is one of the main supply chain strategies for reducing uncertainty and is vital for supply chain efficiency. All actors can benefit from sharing relevant information in a timely manner and improve supply
An Indian PhD student from IIT Kharagpur has been on a research exchange to SINTEF Ocean in the RE-food project working with the Norwegian whitefish supply chain in the iProcess project. In iProcess he worked
Four students at NTNU Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering have in 2017-2018 worked with production planning and how improved information flow can support critical decisions. The production planning in terms of mathematical modelling has
iProcess’s main objective is to develop novel concepts and methods for flexible and sustainable food processing in Norway – that are to cope with small volume series and high biologicalvariation of the existing raw materials – to enable increased raw material utilization for food products and to increase profitability.