This article discusses the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI)-based software to enhance the operation of food packaging and production systems. Aspects considered include: digital transformation strategies focused on integrating technologies such as IoT, augmented reality (AR), digital twins and predictive maintenance capabilities; software solutions for addressing production challenges faced by food manufacturers (efficiency enhancement, waste reduction, product quality and supply chain optimization); potential benefits of incorporating AI in packaging operations (quality control, predictive maintenance, inventory management, energy optimization, and sustainability); and future of AI in packaging applications.