BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Sensor technology leader TOMRA strengthens set-ups in China

    Sensor technology leader TOMRA strengthens set-ups in China

    Since establishing the first subsidiary in China in 2010, TOMRA has been actively increasing its investment and business activities in this dynamic market. Currently TOMRA has three businesses operating in China: Food Sorting and Grading, Recycling Sorting and Beverage Container Collection. TOMRA’s business activity in China ranges from business development, product management, R&D, assembly, sales, service and application validation in the local test centers. After expanding TOMRA’s fresh fruit and vegetable grading state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Kunshan, TOMRA further… Read more

  • The technologies and trends shaping the supermarket of the future

    The technologies and trends shaping the supermarket of the future

    "Food businesses will have to change to stay competitive – online, in-store, and at sorting and processing plants too". Bjorn Thumas, Director Business Development Food at TOMRA Food, looks at what we can expect. isruptive change is coming to supermarkets and this will have a ripple-effect throughout the food industry supply chain. Technical innovations online and in-store and shifting consumer demands will re-shape the supermarket of the future. And that future is approaching fast. Proof that we are on the brink of a supermarket revolution came last year when e-commerce giant Amazon… Read more

  • Cavendish Farms installs TOMRA’S Eco Steam Peelers in its new production facility in Lethbridge

    Cavendish Farms installs TOMRA’S Eco Steam Peelers in its new production facility in Lethbridge

    Cavendish Farms, one of the largest processors of frozen potato products in North America, is equipping its new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta with TOMRA’s Eco steam peelers. Cavendish Farms is committed to sustaining the environment and operates at the highest standards to protect the environment. “We are continuously looking for new ways to reduce our carbon footprint and increase our processing efficiency. To equip our new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, we partnered with TOMRA Food,” said Andrew Macleod, Lethbridge Project Lead at… Read more

  • Steam peeling: increasing profitability and reducing waste in potato processing

    Steam peeling: increasing profitability and reducing waste in potato processing

    As TOMRA ships its 200th steam peeler from our state of the art processing facility in Slovakia, we take a look at the impact steam peeling has on profitability and waste reduction in the potato processing industry. The unstoppable appeal of French Fries means expansion across the potato processing industry. French Fries have never been more popular across the world, with geographical expansion in French Fry production and potato processing in general reaching extraordinary new levels. With this expansion has arisen a host of new industrial needs and challenges. Some businesses need to… Read more

  • Pack Expo 2018: see how TOMRA is helping boost produtivity and profitability for diverse food producers

    Pack Expo 2018: see how TOMRA is helping boost produtivity and profitability for diverse food producers

    TOMRA is the world leader in helping major food growers, processors and packers boost productivity and reduce waste with sophisticated sorting sensors, new technologies and flexible service packages. TOMRA’s industry leading products and services ensure food is accurately sorted, leading to increased yields and improved food safety. While being the largest food sorting and peeling company, TOMRA is also the industry leader in recycling and mining, and will demonstrate its latest belt sorter, the TOMRA 5B, at Pack Expo (Booth E-7710), October 14 – 17 2018 in Chicago, USA. Read more

  • Experience state-of-the-art fruit sensor lab at Tomra & Compac's Asia Fruit Logistica stand

    Experience state-of-the-art fruit sensor lab at Tomra & Compac's Asia Fruit Logistica stand

    Visitors to Asia Fruit Logistica 2018 can bring fruit samples to the TOMRA FOOD and COMPAC ‘Fruit Sensing Lab’ at booth 5E28. At The lab visitors can discover in-depth information regarding the internal and external quality and characteristics of each fruit using the latest sensor technologies. Sensor-bases sorting technology ensures consistent quality. Everyone has heard the expression ‘one bad apple spoils the bunch’, but in today’s consumer driven world of choice, one bad apple can cause much greater damage by spoiling the brand. That’s why the top priority of fresh produce… Read more

  • Five major trends impacting the global nut and dried fruit industry

    Five major trends impacting the global nut and dried fruit industry

    Every year, the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) hosts their World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress. This event provides a platform for seeking opportunities in the nut and dried fruit industry from networking to updates on industry statistics and forecasts. XXXVII Congress, welcomed more than 1,500 participants to the sunny Seville, Spain. The INC Congress offers a three-day program to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences. Attendees can participate in a variety of round tables, seminars and presentations ranging in topics from industry statistics, market dynamics, crops… Read more

  • Insight from INC Congress 2018: 5 trends facing the nut industry

    Insight from INC Congress 2018: 5 trends facing the nut industry

    Every year, the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) hosts their World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress. This event provides a platform for seeking opportunities in the nut and dried fruit industry from networking to updates on industry statistics and forecasts. XXXVII Congress, welcomed more than 1,500 participants to the sunny Seville, Spain. The INC Congress offers a three-day program to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences. Attendees can participate in a variety of round tables, seminars and presentations ranging in topics from industry statistics, market dynamics, crops and… Read more

  • New concerns about aflatoxins in foods can be addressed with state-of-the-art technologies

    New concerns about aflatoxins in foods can be addressed with state-of-the-art technologies

    Food contamination by aflatoxins, which can cause cancer, is worrying scientists and regulators. New concerns about these naturally-occurring poisons, voiced earlier this year by scientific advisors, have provided a stark reminder of the health risk to consumers and the commercial risk to food businesses. Aflatoxins are a problem most commonly encountered with plants grown or foods stored in parts of Asia, Africa, and the United States. This is because the toxins originate in two species of fungus which favour hot and humid climates. In February 2018, however, the European Food Safety… Read more

  • Quality vs. Quantity? How food businesses can increase margins and reduce risks

    Quality vs. Quantity? How food businesses can increase margins and reduce risks

    What matters more for food businesses, quality and safety or quantity? The long-standing consensus among food growers, packers and processors is that quality is crucial. Delivering a high-quality product – uniform in size, shape and color and free from contamination, foreign materials and damaged items. Delivering a safe quality product results in maintained consumer trust and maximized sales and profits, whilst ensuring the brand is protected. But does food quality and safety and food quantity have to be opposing factors, so that as output increases quality suffers? The fact is, food… Read more