Design Of A World Class Food Factory

Food Marketing & Technology - India|September 2019

Design Of A World Class Food Factory
Food is key to the sustenance of life.
Mr. Atul Ganediwala

Owing to the health-safety component, the design of a food factory that involves lending special heed to hygiene and sanitation forms a significant feature to an excellent setup. There is the whole heap of dos and don’ts to be kept in mind while brainstorming, in relevance to a specific food, about the construction of a food factory. This article will discuss the intricate measures, unarguably indispensable in making an untainted and quasi-ideal food factory.

Pleasant Local Surroundings

The chosen location ought to be factory-friendly, supply-ready, pollution-free and easily accessible for the provision and potent service flow. The procurement of material and the supply of products must be handled without much of a constraint to and fro the location.

While selecting a locale for a food manufacturing premise, it is important to check if gas, electricity, and quality of water supply are easily obtainable. The site should not be prone to natural calamity while there should be the availability of arrangements for waste disposal. It could be hazardous for the residents of the area if the factory emits airborne pollutants or unbearable noise. Keeping in mind the factors mentioned above and the compliance to legalities, the location could be finalized.

The Plan of the Space and the effortless movement

The interiors of the premises should be planned in such a way that it enables a linear and lean workflow thereby consuming lesser time in undertaking and managing the modus operandi. The placement of refuse, where the daily waste is stored, should be away from food preparation.

The workers should have a separate room for their rest-time, canteen area and the passage to their workspace should be orderly made. Regulated air conditioning, effective functioning machines, and cordial colleague relations form important aspects to keep the employees inspired and productive

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