20 Most Promising Food and Beverages Technology Solution Providers - 2015

A wave of momentous change is moving through the food and beverages industry, redefining how enterprises process, package and distribute fresh, prepared as well as packaged foods and beverages. The swiftly advancing technology is driving much of the transformation, providing opportunities for companies to discover new ways of establishing business, and dealing with consumers.

Technology solutions in this sector are addressing the concerns related to rising operational costs, stringent government regulations, changing consumer tastes and the safety standards of food. Big Data in combination with transformative technologies is digitizing the entire Food and Beverage value chain to help garner Business Intelligence metrics vital for product innovation and quality. Restaurant chains and food manufacturers are using sophisticated data analytics techniques to mine quality information on their customers and in turn use that information to provide customized services and gain loyalty.

Food and Beverages industry is also leveraging technology solutions for enhancing brand engagement, product management decisions, pricing decisions, and optimizing operations. Cloud-based services are ushering in the flexibility, traceability and control over cost. The following pages explore how decision makers can gain advantage from the multitude of available solutions.

As a prelude to CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Food and Beverages technology solution providers, our selection panel evaluated scores of solution providers who primarily serve the Food and Beverages sector, and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling challenges effectively.

We present to you CIO Review’s Most Promising Food and Beverages technology solution providers 2015.

Company Name

Company Description

AFS Technologies, Inc Provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions for the food, beverage industries.
Airclic Provides proof of delivery & logistics mobile supply chain solutions to improve your company's supply chain visibility.
Blue Ridge Providing retailers, distributors and manufacturers with next-level visibility and precision in demand forecasting, planning and replenishment.
Coupa Software Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based applications for finance.
ESHA Research Provides Software, Databases and Consulting Services for: Food Development, Labeling, Nutrition Analysis, Diet Tracking, and Menu Planning
EtQ Provides enterprise quality, safety and compliance management software for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events.
HighJump Software Providing supply chain management software and trading partner network technology that streamlines the flow of inventory and information from supplier to store shelf.
Incentives Solutions Incentives Solutions enables enterprises to leverage their incentives budgets by optimizing the incentives and commissions pay process and accelerate employee performance.
Infor Offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed with an innovative user experience.
Junction Solutions Providing industry-specific ERP solutions and expertise.
LLamasoft, Inc Providing supply chain design software to help organizations design and improve their supply chain operations.
Parsec Automation Corp Providing flexible and configurable tools to execute manufacturing operations across the value stream more effectively.
Plex Systems, Inc Providing ERP solution with manufacturing at its core.
ProcessPro Providing ERP software solution for the process manufacturing industry.
Softeon Providing technology solutions in the supply chain domain.
Syrus Restaurant Information Services Provider of back-office and above-store reporting tools and services for the restaurant industry.
Technology Group International Providing enterprise software solutions to small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies.
VERSE Provider of an enterprise quality management system.
Westfalia Technologies, Inc Providing logistics solutions for plants, warehouses and distribution centers.
Zycus Providing complete Source-to-Pay suite of procurement performance solutions.