BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability

    Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability

    With a rapidly expanding global population and limited food supply, it‚Äôs 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 ‚Äėsustainability‚Äô means for your business, in… Read more

  • Optimising yield remains in development

    Optimising yield remains in development

    The technologies for optical sorting are far advanced, yet improvement is still possible. With renewed software, productivity can be increased even more. Global demand for processed potato products is still increasing. TOMRA develops and installs machines for the potato processing industry, including steam peelers and optical sorting machines. A new sorting machine was recently introduced, which makes it possible to remove more than 98 per cent of foreign objects in product flows. Moreover, an improved ejection system ensures more productivity. The new TOMRA 5A is applied in sorting whole… Read more

  • Success story BEGRO, Belgium

    Success story BEGRO, Belgium

    Family business Begro explains how TOMRA has helped it live up to its motto of 'Great taste in frozen foods'. Begro is a successful business, founded in 1980 by the Dick family, processing fresh and frozen vegetables with an annual volume of 200,000 tonnes. The company is active in the food, hospitality and retail sectors and operates in 62 countries. The motto of 'Great taste in frozen foods', means not only optimal delivery of the product to the customer, but also strive for the highest possible customer satisfaction. After an internal analysis, Begro noticed some consumer complaints,… Read more

  • TOMRA Sorting Food names Mark Host to serve as Regional Sales Director for the Americas

    TOMRA Sorting Food names Mark Host to serve as Regional Sales Director for the Americas

    TOMRA Sorting Food has hired food industry veteran, Mark Host, as the company‚Äôs Sales Director for the Americas. In his new position, Host, 43, will oversee TOMRA‚Äôs expansion throughout the Americas, including in Latin America where there is tremendous growth in fruit and vegetable processing, said Thomas Molnar, TOMRA Sorting Food‚Äôs global sales and marketing communications director. ‚ÄúMark brings a wealth of industry experience and technological expertise spanning more than two decades in the food industry,‚ÄĚ he said. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre fortunate to have him on board and looking… Read more

  • TOMRA Sorting Food releases upgraded Nimbus BSI at Almond Conference 2017

    TOMRA Sorting Food releases upgraded Nimbus BSI at Almond Conference 2017

    TOMRA Sorting Food unveils upgrades to its ground-breaking Nimbus BSI sorter for the nut, dried fruit and other food industries at The Almond Conference 2017 in Sacramento, California, on December 5-7. The upgrades include new, user-friendly software, improved Biometric Signature Identification (BSI+) technology, more accurate mini-pitch manifold, and more hygienic accept and reject chutes. The upgrade options will be revealed to Almond Conference delegates at Booth 533. The BSI+ module identifies product defects visible and invisible to the human eye using a near-infrared spectrum.… Read more

  • GRIMME & TOMRA join forces to offer integrated grading & sorting solutions

    GRIMME & TOMRA join forces to offer integrated grading & sorting solutions

    GRIMME Group has joined forces with TOMRA, the global leader in food sorting solutions. The partnership will result in the industry-leading TOMRA FPS (Field Potato Sorter) being integrated into the RH Combi to create the GRIMME PowerCombi solution. Through the new partnership, GRIMME will distribute the TOMRA FPS so customers can purchase and deploy a single, integrated grading and sorting solution, including post-sale support. With the newly launched PowerCombi, GRIMME uses the combination of highly efficient mechanical separation mechanisms and electronic sorting to not only… Read more

  • It is time to end food waste

    It is time to end food waste

    Food waste is a global, billion-dollar problem. As global leader in food sorting and peeling technology TOMRA tries to be very vocal about food waste, addressing the problem and offering solutions to improve the supply chain. The White Paper ‚ÄėIt‚Äôs time to end food waste‚Äô explores the origins, the reasons and some exciting solutions for the global food waste problem. "The amount of food we waste every year equals to 9 billion fish, 1 trillion bags of potatoes, 75 million cows, 574 billion eggs, 763 billion boxes of pasta, 3.7 trillion apples and enough olive oil to fill 11,000… Read more

  • Preparing for the growth in exotic fruit

    Preparing for the growth in exotic fruit

    Global demand for exotic fruit is rapidly increasing. Today, the worldwide fruit puree concentrate market is valued at more than US$400m (‚ā¨332m) and is expected to grow to US$700m (‚ā¨581m) by 2026. Similar growth is expected in the exotic fruit puree concentrate market which is predicted to reach US$274m (‚ā¨227m) by 2026. What is causing this increase and how can exotic fruit processors meet the demand without compromising quality? Consumer demands The worldwide increase in consumption of baby food is a significant factor in the predicted expansion of the market. Alongside… Read more

  • Fevita Hungary ZRT., Hungary¬īs largest frozen food producer

    Fevita Hungary ZRT., Hungary¬īs largest frozen food producer

    Fevita Hungary Zrt is the country‚Äôs largest frozen food producer and a leading global exporter, with 200 employees processing more than 32,000 tons of vegetables every year. Established in 1967, the company boasts a 22 percent market share domestically and has built a network of customers across 20 markets including Germany, Israel and Japan. Fevita‚Äôs high-profile customers include international supermarket chains Lidl, Aldi and Tesco as well as Hungarian retailers Spar, Co-op and CBA. The company is expanding into more markets every year, so it is becoming increasingly important that… Read more

  • TOMRA SORTING FOOD launches Turkish and Italian websites

    TOMRA SORTING FOOD launches Turkish and Italian websites

    TOMRA Sorting Food has launched two new websites, in Turkish and Italian, which provide dynamic online resources for its Turkish and Italian-speaking customers. The websites provide visitors with insight into TOMRA‚Äôs latest news, product innovations and event updates. Alongside the launch of the websites, TOMRA has also translated its corporate video into Turkish and Italian, to benefit its local customers. The Turkish website launch follows the opening of a state-of-the-art facility, housing an extensive spare parts stock, a service and sales area, several meeting rooms and a fully… Read more