September 2015

All the latest news on the food industry, updates & industry events.

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Customer News

Botswana Meat Commission

In October 2014, one of Emydex’s international distributors deployed Emydex’s Packing & Processing Software Module to eight Industrial Primal packing workstations in the Botswana Meat Commission’s main beef production plant in Lobatse, Botswana.

In 2014, Euro Quality Lambs (EQL) recognised their ageing production management system was in need of updating in order to satisfy both customer and legislative quality, traceability and veterinary requirements. After a review of market suppliers of meat processing software in the UK and Ireland …

Emydex is now fully deployed in MeatCo’s two main production sites in Windhoek and Okahandja, Namibia. The Emydex system in MeatCo is fully operational from factory door-to-door in four separate beef processing plants, from Kill line to boning hall processing & packing, sales order picking & dispatch.

New customer projects in the pipeline

We recently signed up our 50th customer meaning there will soon be over 100 Meat, Fish and Food processing plants operating Emydex factory floor systems spread across Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, France, Namibia and Botswana.

Some other new customer sites currently in development include:


Aquascot are a dedicated supplier of salmon and sea-grown trout to Waitrose in the UK. Emydex is currently being implemented in both of Aquascot’s Seafood processing plants in Inverness, Scotland. Once completed, the system will provide real-time and accurate reporting on shop floor production, stocks and traceability.

Forrester's Chicken News

Forrester’s is one of the largest suppliers of Poultry in the UK. In 2014 Emydex installed ten weighing & labelling software systems for finished products enabling flexible label design, full traceability, as well as compliance with new Allergen labelling regulations. A larger (Phase 2) Emydex roll-out to the remainder of the factory is now well underway.

Rosderra meats news

Rosderra Irish Meats Group is the largest pork processing company in Ireland with over 50% market share. They operate two Slaughtering and Processing facilities, a Specialty Meat Ingredients facility, as well as a Cooked Meats facility. Emydex systems are currently being implemented door-to-door in all four of the group’s plants over the next 12 months.

La Rousse Foods

La Rousse Foods specialise in the supply of fine foods to over 1,300 premium food establishments. Emydex’s Traceability and shop floor Production reporting software is live in La Rousse’s Cheese operations, with testing currently taking place for roll-out to their new state-of-the-art purpose built catering butchery factory.

Eiranova, a subsidiary of the International Pescanova Group, specialise in the processing of shrimps and fish products. Work began this Summer on a project to implement Emydex’s standard Fish system within the Castletownbere factory, to capture production data and report on factory Yields, Stocks and Traceability from door-to-door.

Corrie Meats supply fresh meat to the wholesale food industry in Northern Ireland as well as Corries Retail shops. Emydex is now live in Corries’ Beef carcass processing factory, managing Intake, De-boning and Dispatch operations. The system maintains real time view of stocks, batch traceability (forwards and backwards), Batch Yields and Production reporting.


Following the successful implementation of Emydex’s Recipe System in the Cannery factory in Kerry Flavours & Ingredients last year, work is about to commence on a second Recipe system for a separate Powder Area of the factory. The system will monitor, control and provide real-time Traceability reporting on the dispensing of ingredients used to produce Infant formula destined for export markets.

Product News

Emydex have been busy adding lots of new features & functionality to our new version 4.0 platform launched last year, some samples and highlights include support for multi-processor capability …

Event News

Our recent move to unit 4B-5, Blanchardstown Corporate Park into a single large open-plan space means everyone is now working closely together, with plenty of room for the company to grow from the current team of thirty people to forty five or fifty as and when needed.

Emydex are proud to announce their sponsorship of the Agribusiness Use of Technology Award at the inaugural Irish Agribusiness Awards taking place on 26th November at the Ballsbridge hotel in Dublin 4. Awards categories of relevance and interest to Emydex customers on the evening will include:

Emydex Technology is delighted to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with ITP Services, based in Queensland, Australia. ITP Queensland are well known in the Australasian Food Processing Industry as suppliers of hardware and industrial weighing systems with a reputation for quality and customer service.

In line with continued growth and expansion, mainly in overseas markets, Emydex is pleased to announce four new senior hires joining the Emydex Development and Implementation teams over the past 9 months.

Emydex Video

Please view our updated four minute Emydex company video, featuring our new corporate offices, management team interviews, customer support overview, as well as customer testimonials from the Kepak Group, MeatCo Namibia and Oliver Carty.

Software company Emydex is a ten-year-old software company, and now a three-in-a-row winner in the Deloitte Fast 50, placed at 17 with a revenue growth rate of 400 percent. Its products are aimed at the food processing sector …

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