Year : 2020 Volume : 6 Issue : 1

The Effects of Industry 4.0 on the Food and Beverage Industry

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Production and technology are the two concepts which have a significant relationship with each other. The food and beverage industry is a broad industry where raw materials, semi-finished and finished foodstuffs are processed, packaged and distributed. In order to understand the effects of Industry 4.0 on the food and beverage industry; the issues of digitalization, interaction and future factories are examined in accordance with the relevant literature. The present study discusses the big data in the food and beverage industry, cloud computing, visual technologies, cyber-physical systems, 3D printers, and the ways of using smart factories. Based on a review of previous research studies, this study also offers specific recommendations for both practitioners and future research.


Industrial-revolution   Industry-4.0   Components-of-industry-4.0   Food-and-beverage-industry   Kitchen-practices  

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