Challenge: “How can big data benefit food processors to make better decisions that support their business, the consumer needs and ensure a sustainable production for the future?”
Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the Poultry, Meat and Fish industries. In partnership with our customers we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Our state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity.
With a growing population, we see a demand for food will rise with more than 50% over the next 30 years. The awareness from the consumers on the environmental challenges we face, are changing the demand for information about the food they buy. The consumers require greater variety in food products than ever before, and that puts a pressure on food processors to have flexible production lines and improved planning tools for both predictions of what to produce, and ensure a reliable production.
In the future we will see less people in the factories, and that requires automation in all levels. Full utilization of the raw material is key, to produce food in a sustainable way. To ensure the best uptime of the equipment, Marel needs data to achieve a deep insight to every aspect of the machines.
We challenge the team to investigate the possibilities we get, by collecting the right data through our processing lines, and how we, based on the data, can make better decisions for food processors to benefit the consumers and the environment.
Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the Poultry, Meat and Fish industries. We offer the convenience of a single source to meet every need. Our state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity. Our team is comprised of approximately 5,400 employees worldwide, offices and subsidiaries in over 30 countries across six continents, and a network of more than 100 agents and distributors.