SATO printing solutions…food for thought!


SATO, a pioneer in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry and a leader in barcode printing, labelling, and EPC/RFID solutions offers an extensive range of barcode labeling solutions for tracking and tracing food products. It is essential for food distributors to have complete visibility and traceability throughout the supply chain and to the customer.

SATO printing solutions enable complete control and traceability to efficiently and safely manage products from suppliers to the customer and back to the distributor as returns. Tainted or spoiled food products can be easily identified, recalled, and returned without incident, which saves time, money, and potential litigation. Also, tracking pallets and recycled or returnable assets are yet another way of lowering costs and improving efficiency. SATO…food for thought!

The complete SATO product line includes direct thermal and thermal transfer printers, OEM print engines, printer accessories, label design software, labels and thermal transfer ribbons. 

  • Produce Company Overcomes Labeling Challenge
    A well-designed label communicates important product information, helps manufacturers and shippers comply with government and industry regulations and standards, and (if bar codes are involved) acts as the cornerstone for automated tracking and shipping applications.
  • Fish Gets Case-Ready
    Angling for a share of the case-ready retail market, Beaver Street Fisheries commits itself to the business, hook, line and sinker, with high-speed tray-wrapping lines that produce 2,400 trays per hour of case-ready fish.
  • Dry-Bean Country
    A new packaging line at L.H. Hayward runs 1-, 2- and 4-lb bags of dry beans on two vertical form/fill/seal machines.
  • Fruit packer conquers Produce Traceability Initiative challenge
    Sun Valley Packing Co., a fruit grower and packer with 10 different case-packing and labeling/coding lines, finds a high degree of flexibility with their choice of a PA5750 E-Series all-electric labeler from Diagraph, utilizing a Model S8408 print engine from SATO America.
  • Fresh Sandwich Labelling
    A French bakery products leader worldwide who also offers "French style" quick service concepts with Take-Aways and Snack Corners across Europe.
  • Makin Bacon
    Bryan Foods is a large pork processor based in Mississippi. Having built a new distribution centre (DC), they required a paperless inventory control and shipping system for managing the warehouse.