The food industry faces an uncertain future. Restaurants and convenience foods, food makers, farmers and producers who have weathered the 2020 and 2021 lockdowns are entering a new world. Some of the competition has been removed, new players are entering the market, and both tastes and consumer habits have changed. Check out our recipe for how food manufacturers can improve their Internet of Things (IoT) security amid all these changes.
The food industry is more complex than most. In fact, there are many industries: biotechnology, agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, and retail. All of these industries need to work together safely for the whole process to result in food for the public.
While the larger food industry is gigantic – a multi-trillion dollar industry – food manufacturers tend to be smaller companies. Around three quarters of the industry are companies with fewer than 20 employees.
Unsafe food companies can …