Supercharging The Food Manufacturing Sector
SME Magazine Singapore|Issue 14, 2021
About 1,000 food manufacturers and 50,500 workers can take advantage of the Food Manufacturing Industry Digital Plan (IDP) launched by Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Trade and Industry.

The IDP comprises a three-stage digital roadmap that charts out the different digital solutions food manufacturing SMEs can adopt at each stage of their business growth and digital maturity, as well as a corresponding roadmap of training programmes to equip workers with the right skillsets.

The IDP was jointly developed by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), following consultation with early adopters of digital solutions, as well as industry partners including the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) and the Food Innovation and Resource Centre (FIRC).

The IDP is part of the SMEs Go Digital Programme which aims to make going digital simple for SMEs. It provides a step-by-step guide on the digital solutions that SMEs can adopt at these three stages of growth:

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