Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 16 2018 - Page 7

The Ishida white paper outlines ways Equally important, it has the flexibility to these efficiencies can be achieved. be adapted to the varying requirements In particular, it points out the cost of different sized businesses. implications of any unnecessary handling or storage of meat during processing as examples of companies where the By comparison, the adoption of in-line a noticeable difference, and showcases processing, a philosophy derived from the emergence of a new automated lean manufacturing where product is technology for the marinating of products kept on the move at all times, offers as an ideal example of the effectiveness the potential to save time, money and of in-line processing. quality of the final product. Effective in-line processing enables automated technologies, optimised plant design and flexibility of resource to come together to deliver higher speeds, improved accuracy, maximum yield and superior quality. The white paper also includes practical well the risk of compromising hygiene. factory space, as well as improving the Ishida Europe installation of such systems have made “The poultry industry is already well- regulated and highly scrutinised for its standards of manufacturing, while competition is driving prices down,” comments Ulrich Nielsen, Director of “This means processors are continually seeking ways to boost profitability. The smarter and more efficient use of resources and raw materials can make a significant contribution and offers a major opportunity for processors in a market where marginal gains can make a huge difference.” The Ishida Poultry Processing Blueprint can be downloaded at the website above. Business Solutions at Ishida Europe. FDPP - 7