BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • TOMRA named winner in final of the European Business Awards 2017/18

    TOMRA named winner in final of the European Business Awards 2017/18

    Over 450 business leaders from across Europe came together at the two-day event with politicians, ambassadors and academics to celebrate the business achievements of the companies competing in the final stage of Europe’s biggest and most prestigious business competition. TOMRA was named one of 13 winners following a final live judging session. The competition began last year with over 112,000 business from 34 countries initially considered. After evaluating this initial group, 2,898 businesses were selected as “Ones to Watch” in December, and after a further review from a panel of… Read more

  • TOMRA expands global technology division

    TOMRA expands global technology division

    Today, premier sorting software and hardware developer and manufacturer, TOMRA, announces the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital for TOMRA Sorting Solutions. In this role, Felix is leading TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ rapidly developing capabilities in digital technology and building a team of innovators to support this progress. Read more

  • More advanced sorting solutions now available for cherry growers and packers

    More advanced sorting solutions now available for cherry growers and packers

    As BBC Technologies and Compac come together under TOMRA Food, the organizations will be showcasing their innovative, unified offerings at the Global Cherry Summit in Chile on April 25. There, the following optimized, turnkey solutions will be demonstrated: InVision: Compac’s world leading size, shape, color and blemish grading platform for cherries. It combines powerful imaging, controlled lighting, and cherry rotation with a robust and maintainable design to enable accurate and consistent grading. Freshtracker: Innovative tracking software to which - data from post-harvest processes is… Read more

  • TOMRA Sorting Food, at ANUGA FootTec, the place for sorting innovations

    TOMRA Sorting Food, at ANUGA FootTec, the place for sorting innovations

    A visit to TOMRA's booth at Anuga FoodTec could pay dividends for food processors looking to drive up efficiency and production on their lines. Consistently high quality, reliable ejection of defective products, as well as optimum recycling and less waste of valuable food - this is what TOMRA Sorting Food, part of the TOMRA group of companies with headquarters in Norway, contributes to with innovative sorting systems. As leading manufacturer of sensor-based systems in the field of food processing we will be showcasing our broad portfolio of optical sorters at the Anuga FoodTec in Cologne.… Read more

  • TOMRA continues expansion in global food sorting solutions sector with acquisition of BBC TECHNOLOGIES

    TOMRA continues expansion in global food sorting solutions sector with acquisition of BBC TECHNOLOGIES

    TOMRA signed past 26th an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in BBC Technologies*. The deal sees BBC Technologies’ precision grading systems and innovative punnet and clamshell filling solutions for blueberries and other small fruits join TOMRA Food’s own fruit inspection and grading technology portfolio. TOMRA will also acquire www.freshtracker.com, innovative software which TOMRA foresees complementing its other developments in data and analytics solutions. Freshtracker™ enables traceability of the origins and characteristics of individual products from harvesting,… Read more

  • TOMRA wins Silver Medal at the International FOODTEC Award

    TOMRA wins Silver Medal at the International FOODTEC Award

    TOMRA’s user interface TOMRA ACT has been named a silver winner in the 2018 International FoodTec Award, organised by the DLG (German Agricultural Society). TOMRA ACT is designed to make sorting adjustments simple and predictable for the user or operator, enabling optimised control. This is achieved by changing the way the defect and product features are setup. Each user can define their own sorting criteria and apply customised naming conventions based on these criteria. The software application is available on all the leading manufacturers’ new food sorting machines, featuring an… Read more

  • Digital standards urgently needed to modernize the food supply chain

    Digital standards urgently needed to modernize the food supply chain

    TOMRA Food is forming cross-industry working groups to accelerate development of digital standards for the Food industry, with the first meetings to be held in Q4, 2018. “Thousands of TOMRA Food sorters around the world are generating valuable data that has the power to optimize every part of the food supply chain,” says Mike Riley, Head of TOMRA Food. “This is in addition to data from millions of other devices and applications also in use, from harvest to distribution to consumer purchase.” “We want to work across the industry to integrate this data through digital standards… Read more

  • Sorting solutions to protect and enhance your produce brand

    Sorting solutions to protect and enhance your produce brand

    TOMRA and Compac invites to visit booth Hall 5.1 B-15 at Fruit Logistica in Berlin, February 6 – 8. "Our exhibit will demonstrate how sorting solutions can protect and enhance brands in the produce industry". The Head of TOMRA Food, Mike Riley, will also be speaking at the following two events at Fruit Logistica: - Fruitnet World of Fresh Ideas - Innovation. Inspiration. Insight 13:30 - 18.30 on the 6th of February, Hall 7.3, Room Berlin (Entrance Hall 7.2) - Fruit Logistica Tech Stage - The Digital Dividend – Big Data will yield big results for the Food Industry 11:30 - 12:30… Read more

  • TOMRA Sorting Food targets further growth in EMEA with senior sales appointments

    TOMRA Sorting Food targets further growth in EMEA with senior sales appointments

    TOMRA Sorting Food has appointed two highly experienced senior sales people for EMEA to further implement its controlled growth strategy. The global leader in sensor-based food sorting solutions has promoted Karel Strubbe to regional sales director with responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This follows six years based in California where his most recent role was as TOMRA Sorting Food’s sales director for the Americas and Oceania. A Belgian native, Karel has 11 years’ experience with TOMRA and returns to the company’s Leuven headquarters in his home country to… Read more

  • Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability

    Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability

    With a rapidly expanding global population and limited food supply, it’s vital for food businesses to work more sustainably and stay profitable. We must be more effective with our resources to provide food for everyone, so every crop matters and, in the bigger picture, every piece of produce counts. Until now, inefficient processes happened throughout the whole food supply chain at farms, factories, processing plants and stores across the world, with produce being lost and wasted unnecessarily. While you may think you know what the word ‘sustainability’ means for your business, in… Read more