Integrated planning in white fish supply chains

Through integrated supply chain planning by sharing information, uncertainty is mitigated leading to improved supply chain performance in whitefish processors. During the iProcess project, NTNU has had several researchers and students at NTNU has worked on tasks related to this.  Throughout the Norwegian history, fishing and the fishing industry has been a basis for life and culture, contributing significantly

Raman spectroscopy for quality differentiation of pork

Raman spectroscopy can be used for analysis of important quality indicators in meat, feasibly leading to on-line applications of the technique in the future.   Overall meat eating quality is very important for consumer confidence, willingness to pay and repeat purchase of fresh meat. Intramuscular fat (IMF) content, pH, water-holding capacity (WHC) and color are the best indicators

5 points to consider before setting sails in data science projects in the food industry

In the slipstream of the digitalization of modern food industry, part of Industry 4.0, a paramount need to handle larger and larger amounts of data has called for new developments in both the analytical toolbox and in digital infrastructure. It has expanded the possibilities of the creation of value from data.   Terms like Data Science, Big

Tracking non-rigid objects using depth camera

Surface of non-rigid objects, such as leafy vegetables, meats and fishes can be completely and accurately tracked using a depth camera with the approach proposed in this article. This is exceptionally useful while interacting with these objects using a robot.   Automating the handling of meats, vegetables, seafoods and other delicate and irregularly shaped consumables has