The PBFY Blog

Food Packaging Machinery Growth Expected to be Above CAGR 6%

The food processing sector has evolved over the years, prioritizing innovation and new ideas on how this sector can effectively grow and impact the entire population. The hype for improvised food packaging and handling systems has been around for quite a while, and many different types of new machinery have been tried and tested. The benefits of the development of this new machinery will show positive growth that is over 6% the Compound Annual Growth Rate. What is the cause behind this growth? Which companies have caused this growth? Historical Growth. The historical growth of the Food Processing and Handing sector has [...]

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Want to Burn Fat? Drinking Coffee Might Help!

People around the world have been looking for ways to burn fat, preferably quickly, for a very long time. It seems these days the need to lose weight is becoming even more critical than in the past. Obesity is an ever-increasing health problem in many countries, and diseases associated with overweight are becoming a significant problem across the globe. Hundreds of supposedly fat-burning products have been produced, most of them having little to no effect. However, new research shows that something we commonly consume could help us shed that excess fat: coffee! There’s More Than One Type of Fat. All of us [...]

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Co-opetition Through the Asian Tea Alliance

Competition in business is fierce, as is the competition between large corporations as they strive to make more substantial profits is too. To make the competition more controllable, a number of countries and states have formed competition bureaus or commissions. These entities aim to balance out the competition in terms of pricing, production costs, etc. As it stands, old business models may run out of time in a new business world that is racing towards a concept called co-opetition. What is co-opetition? Meaning of co-opetition Co-opetition, a term used for cooperative competition, can be summarized as “collaborate in the morning so you [...]

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The International Coffee Price Crisis

A lot of people around the world with different cultures and traditions unify by one common thing, their love for coffee. Coffee is prevalent, especially amongst the working-class population that works long hours and needs caffeine to get through the day. Most of us probably perk up in the morning with a daily morning cup of coffee. However, this popular industry is facing an international crisis when it comes to coffee prices. What is the reason behind this issue, and what actions are being taken to solve the problem? The decrement of coffee bean prices in Brazil The Brazilian currency is decreasing [...]

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Artificial Intelligence Innovates the Food Industry

Artificial intelligence has caused innovations in the food industry, with much more expected. AI is where computers perform tasks that usually require human knowledge. These tasks include decision-making, visual perception, speech recognition, language translation, and much more. The food industry, usually a little slow on the uptake of new technology, is well on its way to making AI integral to business as usual. Opportunities to implement AI in the food industry Food sorting Sorting through fresh produce is hugely time-consuming and labor-intensive. Potatoes are typically classified by size so that the manufacturer knows which ones to turn into what type of product. Discolored [...]

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Nepali Tea Rises from the Shadows of Darjeeling

Tea is one of the most common beverages in the world, in fact, it is the second most-consumed drink globally. However, a lot goes on in the tea industry that we don’t know about that revolutionizes this industry. These developments have happened gradually over the years and because of them, some ingredients were replaced by others. A perfect example of this is the Nepali tea which rose from the demise of Darjeeling tea. How did this evolution happen? Here is the history of the demise of Darjeeling tea and the rise of Nepali tea. Darjeeling Tea Grows to Prominence Darjeeling tea started getting [...]

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Should Alcohol Carry Cancer Warning Labels?

It’s not something that most people consider when thinking about the risks of consuming alcohol, but research has found a link between alcohol consumption and cancer. Even drinking small amounts of alcohol increases your risk of cancer.  That doesn’t mean that everyone who drinks alcohol will go on to develop cancer. But it does mean that people who drink alcohol are more likely to get cancer than people who don’t drink it.  The link between alcohol and cancer  A significant amount of research shows that drinking alcohol increases the risk of seven different types of cancer: breast cancer, liver cancer, bowel cancer, [...]

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