Tag Archives: least cost formulation

Optimization in the meat industry

I ran across an interesting article in the National Provisioner about Optimization. While the article has a lot of truth to it, it is in a lot of ways incorrect and misleading. It starts already with the definition of Optimization … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for @IFFA_Frankfurt 2013!

Every three years the global meat industry descents over Frankfurt, Germany. With about 60,000 attendees, IFFA Frankfurt does not compare to anything other meat industry event in the world. Because of this large audience and its global reach, vendors to … Continue reading

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Feature Definition: Least Cost Formulation in the Meat Industry

Least Cost Formulation (LCF)software are computer programs that calculate cost optimized formulations (recipes) based on current circumstances. A pre-requisite of LCF Systems is, that you can use different meat ingredients in the recipe or bill-of-material but still get the same … Continue reading

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MRP in the Meat Industry

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about kill-floor data collection systems in the meat industry. I started off with the famous story of how Henry Ford had been inspired by the design of the plants in the … Continue reading

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