The use of smart technologies is part of the digital transformation that is taking place in many sectors; food industry is no exception. The fourth industrial revolution brings a wide range of benefits for food companies, including productivity increase, cost reductions, more quickly responds to client demands, control over food safety and global supply chains management, as well as embracement of new ways of networking.

In this perspective, the conference on Digitization: Driving the Ultimate Goal and Capacity Building on the Development of Industry 4.0, Smart Factory and Supply Chain in Food Industry was organized by WAITRO, National Food Institute (Thailand) and Jiangsu Industrial Tec