X-ray vision: Freeing production lines of contaminants

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X-ray vision: Freeing production lines of contaminants

The frozen food market is booming and with it – the challenge for supermarkets to ensure food is free of contaminants at scale. This is how Sparc is using the latest in X-ray technology to automatically inspect food and increase efficiency in food production lines across the world.   Recalls probably top the list of […]

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Appetite for change: Meeting the demands of the ready meal market

As the nation’s appetite for frozen and ready-made meals increases, so too does the demand on food manufacturers. What key ingredients are needed to boost production lines in 2020? The nation’s appetite for ready meals is growing. According to the Grocer, meals in the frozen category saw a 3.4% value jump in 12 months to […]

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Labelling quality issues can be solved with smarter equipment

The last thing you want when purchasing a ready-made wrap or sandwich at a store or petrol station is an ingredient that has already gone out of date. Not only is it against food regulations, it poses a potential risk to public health. Fortunately this sort of incident is rare. However, earlier this month the […]

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Sparc Systems to launch unique ingredient depositor at IFFA

UK-based Sparc Systems will launch Hera, a “loss-in-weight” depositor, at this year’s IFFA trade show in Frankfurt, May 4 – 9.   Having designed and delivered checkweighers, X-ray, label inspection and bespoke weighing systems for more than 40 years, the launch of Hera is a leap forward for the food production industry and its efforts […]

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Sparc to showcase Sentinel at Empack with Jansen

On April 3rd and 4th, we will be exhibiting at Empack in Den Bosch, Netherlands, alongside our distributor partner Jansen Control Systems. We will be showcasing the Sentinel SparcEye label inspection system. This fully integrated weighing and labelling solution is completely compliant with all the most up-to-date Codes of Practice. Daniel Frank, sales & commercial […]

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Technogear continues to impress

We are very proud to announce that Team Technogear, the young robotics team that approached us for sponsorship in late 2018, have recently competed in the VEX IQ National Championships, ranking highly. The two-day event took place in Telford and saw more than 60 teams competing for the coveted invitation to the World Championships. Technogear […]

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Sparc will be showcasing Cerberus for the first time in Turkey, at FOTEG 2019.

In October 2018 we announced our partnership with Istanbul based Compass Consulting & Engineering. This has opened the Turkish and Middle Eastern markets to us, and we are delighted to announce we will be exhibiting alongside Compass at FOTEG 2019, in Istanbul – our very first joint venture with them. FOTEG 2019 is the 14th […]

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The danger beneath – how the high-profile Pret a Manger case is changing UK label legislation

The tragic death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, in 2016, shook the UK. It shook the public, the food industry and rippled all the way to the top, the Government. Geared by the high-profile inquest, as highlighted in Food Manufacture, the food industry in Britain looks set for a paradigm shift, maybe one that is long […]

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