Food and beverage
The food and beverage industry is in a pressure cooker of market forces. Dramatic shifts in consumer preferences and behavior. Supply chain disruptions. Fluctuating commodity markets. Emerging distribution channels. Variable packaging needs. New worker health and safety protocols. Data is the key ingredient for navigating rapid change and achieving operational excellence.
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The power of the PI System for the food and beverage industry
Process data across food and beverage operations is critical to driving operational excellence.
The PI System helps uncover insights to improve product quality, environmental sustainability, and asset optimization.
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Most beverages depend on water. They require careful filtration, blending, fermentation, or brewing before packaging and distribution. Data helps to ensure compliance with stringent standards for quality, efficiency, and sustainability at every step of the process.
Flour. Cocoa. Sugar. Oil. Flavoring. Though components are sourced from all over the globe, they must meet rigorous standards over time and distance before being measured, assessed, purchased, and mixed. Data is a critical ingredient for ensuring products are made with the right ingredients.
Packaged goods typically start with a carefully measured mixing process— often according to strict recipes—and then enter the packaging process. Data is critical to monitoring and controlling precise requirements and ensuring safe and efficient distribution.
Once the cow is milked, the product starts to degrade. Dairy processors must optimize production as quickly and efficiently as possible. The reliability of critical equipment such as pumps, conveyors, and refrigerators is essential. The right data can help.
Beef, pork, poultry, and fish, both fresh and frozen, rely on refrigeration throughout the value chain. Data helps to maintain proper conditions for quality, safety, consistency, and transparency, from the processor to the consumer.
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