LECTOR®620 at FEMEG

QR codes for traceability of fish specialities

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Frozen fish specialties are a solid alternative to fresh fish.  But where was the fish caught? And how?  Femeg, a German producer of frozen fish specialties, has the answer: QR codes on frozen food packaging allow food enthusiasts to access extensive information about the fish they’d like to buy via smart phone. In order to ensure that the QR code is also readable, the Lector620 Professional image-based code reader checks it during the packing process. Continue reading

vision sensors | monitoring and controlling

VISION SENSORS GUARANTEE FOOD SAFETY AT CROP’S

Vision-Sensor Inspector Food

Over the past few years, the number of people suffering from food allergies has risen significantly. To ensure that every pack really does have on the inside what it states on the outside, vision sensors from SICK’s Inspector product family visually inspect every product that leaves the belt at Crop’s in Belgium. The frozen food manufacturer is therefore able to guarantee that consumers with particular food allergies will always have access to the right information. Continue reading