Australia’s food and beverage supply chains are being held back by ageing technology, underinvestment in digital and a lack of data-driven insight, says Accenture’s Jordan Griffiths, who offers some recommendations to manufacturers.
In Wageningen’s third Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge, international teams swill compete to grow the most profitable indoor lettuce crop from seed, entirely without human intervention.
Organic banana-grower cooperative Pacific Coast Produce has teamed with Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to find ways to reduce in-transit waste and deliver fruit of reliable quality.
An investor-inspiring recent read from food-supply-chain technology specialists Culterra Capital delves into the important but oft-overlooked ‘in-between’ world of food supply-chain tech.
A new blockchain platform has proven to be a game changer for one of Australia’s largest mango producers, providing real-time, secure information from tree to supermarket.
To minimise costly food losses in the journey from farm to fork, it makes sense to invest in logistics software that spans the entire supply chain.
South Australia’s Agricultural Picking Technology (APT) created AgPick three years ago to monitor harvest activities electronically. Under COVID-19 WHS restrictions, it’s proving to be a useful picker tracking tool, too.
A new, Cisco-funded Research Director in Digital Transport at UNSW will guide the development of a technological agenda to improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of our future transport systems.
Australia’s National Farmers’ Federation has pledged to cut the agriculture sector’s greenhouse gas emissions to zero within 20 years, with Chief Executive Tony Mahar citing the risk of adopting ‘a passive approach’ to combating climate change.
China online commerce giant Alibaba has predicted that the retail sector in China will see a boom in digitisation as well as a rise in healthy food options as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.