We may be closer than previously thought to a grocery store filled with RFID tags.
After radio-frequency identification has made inroads into apparel and other markets, are packaged foods now ripe for RFID applications? James Stafford, head of RFID, Avery Dennison, thinks so. He points to lower costs and the fact that most major retailers are either deploying or testing radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, making it more of a case of "when" rather than "if" when it comes to RFID adoption for packaged foods.
Stafford will be speaking on the topic Using RFID in Packaging to Improve Efficiency and Margin in the Food and Beverage Industry on October 7th during PhillyPack as part of a 1-day conference program "Packaging Design That Sells" (this and the full conference program are found here; more information follows at the bottom of this article). We get an inside look at the market for packaged foods in this exclusive preview from RFID expert Stafford.
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