Food technology

RFID Food Tag

Radiofrequency identification system plays a  great supporting role in today’s world, where automation has become the topmost approach of almost all industries.

RFID system  uses radiofrequency waves to transfer data and has two components 

RFID reader

RFID tag

A processor/ controller

RFID tag

The RFID tag, also known as the transponder consists of a silicon microchip attached to a small antenna and mounted on a substrate and encapsulated in different materials like plastic or glass with an adhesive on the backside to be attached to objects.

Based on the power source, it is classified as the active tag, passive tag, semi-passive tag.

Tag reader

 It consists of a scanner with antennas to transmit and receive signals, so it is responsible for communication with the tag and receives information from the tag.

A processor organizes the data as it is required or read by the end-user.

A passive tag is powered by a reader either by magnetic induction or electromagnetic wave capture.


 Temperature control with RFID tags plays a key role both for the production team(supply chain management) and for customers,  gives information about the accurate temperature of the food product that ensures food safety.


In an era where consumers demand transparency of procedures inside the food industry, RFID tags come for rescue. If a particular batch of product has become unfit for consumption, it is easily detected and removed instead of a total product recall in food industries.

Inventory management

In the food industry also every detail of when to place orders for raw material, current stock, delivered finished products,  products in the processing area every list is monitored efficiently without any hustle-bustle within seconds with RFID tags.

Personalized Nutrition

For business owners, RFID tags help in developing customized nutritional products according to customer interests and requirements.

For consumers, RFID tags help to learn more about a specific product like uses, health benefits.

Customer experience or feedback

RFID tags are utilized to improve customer experience, by considerably reducing the waiting time making the shopping experience pleasant for the customers.

Around the World with food technology 

Food industries around the world use RFID technology, everywhere from receiving raw material to deliver of finished products. It has made a remarkable contribution in reducing wastage and also has improved the overall efficiency.

Antioxidants for heath

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RFID for life

Applying swot analysis for yourself, and building your professional career based on that, will help in many ways. Because to know about yourself is the first step in knowing about the world. Information is wealth, and there is no doubt about it.

An interesting piece of information

My Fitness Pal and various food journaling apps allow users to scan RFID tags of products rather than typing the products label into the app and easily finding all the nutritional information and health benefits within seconds, helping them make better and healthy food choices.

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