How Does IoT and Big Data Contribute Significantly to the Food...
Food Industry of the Future

By Rachid Hassairi, Sr.Director Global FSQ Management-Supply Chain & External Factories, The Kraft Heinz Company

Food Industry of the Future

From Graduate to Director: The Journey of Becoming a Leader

By Amena Kadibhai, Director of Quality, Dewey’s Bakery Inc.

From Graduate to Director: The Journey of Becoming a Leader

Consumers at the Center, Products Seamlessly Connected to Serve Their On-the-Go Lifestyles

By Aziel Rivers, Senior Director, PepsiCo Foodservice Innovation

Consumers at the Center, Products Seamlessly Connected to...

Smart, Transparent Food Sourcing with Blockchain

By Tejas Bhatt, Senior Director, Food Safety Innovation – Walmart & Archana Sristy, Senior Director, Blockchain Platforms – Walmart Global Technology

Smart, Transparent Food Sourcing with Blockchain

How Does IoT and Big Data Contribute Significantly to the Food Industry?

By Food and Beverages | Wednesday, April 15, 2020

In this era, where everything is either adulterated or contaminated, technologies like IoT and big data helps in ensuring that the food is safe and healthy to eat.

FREMONT, CA: In today’s uncertain scenario, breakthrough big data analytics and IoT technologies have come to the rescue in food security and safety. These two technologies have worked well with numerous other domains and industries over the past few years, like supply chain management and healthcare.

The following are three significant domains where big data analytics and IoT can come in handy for ensuring that the food is free from adulteration and contamination.

Helping the farmers

Top 10 Food Safety Tech Companies - 2019The combination of big data and IoT helps the farmers in predicting weather patterns. Besides, the big data give the farmers a fair idea about the conditions of the weather as well as soil. Later, the farmers can strategize about the appropriate times for the sowing of seeds and the types of crops that will reap them fruitful results. This planned procedure can help in minimizing the spoiling of the crops and enhancing the production on a large scale.

The data can also help in forecasting the situations that are suitable for the growth of bacteria or fungi so that the farmers can avoid sowing seeds at that particular time.

Supporting food inspection

The IoT based technology ensures that tracking of food is done at all the points. Therefore, it is convenient for the officials to supervise the quality of food at each point and decrease or eliminate risks of adulteration or contamination. The food monitoring is very beneficial in the investigation if there is any mishap during transportation, and the issue can be resolved quickly at the point of mishandling or mishap.

RFID sensors and barcodes on the food packets help in making the traceability of the food chain more compact. The sensors present in the IoT system streamlines the supply chain across the globe.

Genetic indexing

Where IoT based technologies help in tracking down the source of bacteria, big data analytics provide their support in finding out the relation between DNA and the RNA of the bacteria. The detection of the bacteria and knowing the condition in which the bacteria proliferate helps in preserving the food in the long run.

IoT and big data play a significant role in protecting food from contamination and adulteration. However, with AI to the assistance of both these technologies, food safety can be taken to the next level.

see also: Top IoT Solution Companies

Read Also

follow on linkedin follow on twitter Copyright © 2020 www.fbtechreview.com All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy
Top