BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • FAM shows specific solutions for the cutting needs of the potato industry during Interpom 2018

    FAM shows specific solutions for the cutting needs of the potato industry during Interpom 2018

    As every edition of Interpom, the international exhibition of the Belgian potato industry, FAM stand was a showcase of cutting options for potatoes, but also all kind of other root vegetables, part of the range of solutions that also include for fruit and leafy vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and dairy products. FAM presented a sharper, FAM Grinder D (2nd picture), easy to use, to obtain always a perfect quality cutting surface, one of the main points to maintain the quality of the produce. Beside the new sharper and the SureSet 16 cutting heads, the visitors could meet FAM team and see… Read more

  • FAM helps Better Made make better snacks

    FAM helps Better Made make better snacks

    Better Made had been working with their previous supplier of food cutting technology for over forty years. So when an alternative became available thanks to FAMs expansion of its FAM Centris product range with the revolutionary SureSet 16 cutting head for the centrifugal slicing of chips, Better Made immediately set a date for a trial. “When we heard about the new, revolutionary technology, we were both eager and hesitant to commit. Eager since we were looking for a new supplier, someone that offered us quality and support instead of giving us the feeling we were taken for granted. On the… Read more

  • FAM Tridis 240P makes Lamb Weston / Meijer pretty Ziggy

    FAM Tridis 240P makes Lamb Weston / Meijer pretty Ziggy

    The motto of Lamb Weston / Meijer is an explanation for its success, and for the success of the partnership with FAM. Because, 'When most businesses look at a potato, they see just a potato. But not us. We see possibilities.', could just as well be our tagline. We constantly go looking for ways to improve the cutting of potatoes and production of French fries. This resulted in the robust, high quality & capacity tridimensional dicer FAM Tridis™ 240P. It was tested and approved in cooperation with leading frozen foods companies, including Lamb Weston / Meijer. And after testing, they… Read more

  • Arthur David increases efficiency and quality with FAM machines

    Arthur David increases efficiency and quality with FAM machines

    One of the customers of FAM, provider of industrial food cutting solutions combining the FAM Centris™ and FAM Dorphy™ is Arthur David, a family owned company from the UK. Originally serving the needs of the local greengrocers, the company grew through innovation and passion for the business, introducing prepared food and own labeled products. The company offers a large range of products, including fresh produce, fine foods, frozen goods, dairy and bakery. Their machine portfolio includes two FAM Dorphy dicers, a FAM Mantis.2 slicer and a FAM Centris 315 shredder. “We have been working… Read more

  • FAM Tridis 240™ takes high flight in frozen vegetables & fruits

    FAM Tridis 240™ takes high flight in frozen vegetables & fruits

    The world doesn’t stand still, so why should we? In a time where the frozen food market is growing at record breaking speed, FAM, designer of industrial food cutting solutions, introduced an innovative high capacity dicer. And it is welcomed with open arms globally. Main reasons? Capacity, cut quality and ease of maintenance. The frozen food market is growing at an impressive rate globally, and even faster in Asia Pacific. It is predicted to keep on doing so as frozen food responds to a growing demand for convenience, since it reduces cooking, preparation, and clean-up efforts & time for… Read more

  • Old Dutch Foods produces more quality potato chips at a lower cost with FAM’s Centris product range

    Old Dutch Foods produces more quality potato chips at a lower cost with FAM’s Centris product range

    Because of high demand, both for quality and performance of the production line, Old Dutch Foods Inc. scanned the market looking for a partner that could help convert their continuous and batch potato chip slicing lines into a state of the art process. “We did not rush into a hasty decision. Since it involves investing in capital equipment, we carefully looked into the economic advantages that the investment could bring us. Next to that, strong brand recognition and reputation in the market place is very important to us, so quality is our driver”, explains Jorn Remmem, Director of Plant… Read more

  • Customers report above the mark results from FAM Centris™ product line

    Customers report above the mark results from FAM Centris™ product line

    Extensive use by customers proves that FAM, supplier of cutting solutions for the food industry, can deliver on every bold promise they made when introducing their innovative, patented FAM Centris™ product line. Customers who tested the solution report better ROI, significantly improved cut quality, less waste and lower cost of ownership. The exact numbers vary depending on the raw product that is processed since the FAM Centris™ product line is developed for the slicing of potato & vegetables chips and shredding and slicing of fruit and vegetables. However, feedback from customers who… Read more

  • Centrifugal cutting machine improving quality and product safety used to process beetroot

    Centrifugal cutting machine improving quality and product safety used to process beetroot

    Baltussen Konservenfabriek may the oldest cannery in the Netherlands, but it is still going strong. Not only when it comes to innovative products, but also on a technical level. They have recently starting using a new cutting method for beetroot. Baltussen supplies a wide range of processed fruits and vegetables. The original cannery factory was founded in 1868, making it the oldest factory of this kind in the Netherlands. Since the demand for apple syrup, jam and other fruit preserves is decreasing, they are gradually switching to vegetable preservation. All their products are… Read more

  • Universal cutting heads, industry standard by FAM

    Universal cutting heads, industry standard by FAM

    FAM, "cutting edge solutions for food", was participating, as usual, in Fruit Logistica, welcoming the visitors at the entrance of the Pabillion 3.1. Beside machines such as FAM Centris® 400, high capacity centrifugal slicer and shredder, and FAM Mantis.2®, the slice cross cutter, with V-belt, for precise cutting of elongate and oblong products, a showcase in the stand exhibited the cutting heads. The new line of universal cutting heads are suited for FAM centrifugal string / shredding machines, and also for other centrifugal slicers that wish to take profit from the precise work and… Read more

  • Compact cutters in Fruit Attraction

    Compact cutters in Fruit Attraction

    Among the wide range of machines available by FAM, company providing cutting-edge solutions for foods, the equipment that was displayed at the Fruit Attraction 2017 booth favored compact equipment. Other main common characteristics are high quality cuts and especially simple and friendly handling, also suitable for beginners in the minimally processed industry. The FAM Tridis 240 marks a new generation of tridimensional dicers designed by FAM to excel in the most crucial performance indicators. The FAM Tridis 240 is designed for the very demanding frozen vegetable & fruit and French fry Read more