BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Ivankovich Farms meet shelf-life and quality requirements for carrot export markets

    Ivankovich Farms meet shelf-life and quality requirements for carrot export markets

    The large size of the country and a sophisticated consumer market mean Australian pack-houses are familiar with stringent quality requirements despite a long transport time to supermarket shelves. However, dealing with export markets adds another logistical dimension, alongside shelf-life and quality prerequisites. Ivankovich Farms pack more than 500 acres of onions, carrots and potatoes, with about 7,000 tonnes of carrots harvested from their own farms yearly. The family operation plants, harvests and packs carrots twelve months of the year in Myalup, Western Australia. Ninety percent of… Read more

  • Beverage firm reduces supply risk with pack-house investment - The ginger case

    Beverage firm reduces supply risk with pack-house investment - The ginger case

    BUNDABERG BREWED DRINKS Ltd is confident that its decision to vertically integrate by investing in pack-house technology and process its own ginger has paid off strategically. The proudly Australian, family-owned business continues to grow strongly thanks to the unique flavours of its beverages which are brewed from real ingredients. It makes no compromise to maintain that point of difference. Its world famous ginger beer uses dried ginger to create the flavour that has helped to make it an international success. Bundaberg previously purchased raw ginger from local suppliers, and… Read more

  • Wyma Solutions annouces Paul Hornell as new Chief Financial Officer

    Wyma Solutions annouces Paul Hornell as new Chief Financial Officer

    Wyma Solutions (Wyma) are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Hornell as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Paul comes to Wyma with over 20 years of financial experience and has a strong background in the manufacturing industry. For the last five years, he has been the CFO at a large Hamilton-based manufacturing company. Prior to this, he worked for a post-harvest solutions company in Auckland giving him extensive knowledge of the specialist industry Wyma operates in. Wyma’s CEO, Andrew Barclay, is looking forward to having Paul on board. “Paul has a wealth of… Read more

  • Vege-Polisher™ Belt Tensioning Info

    Vege-Polisher™ Belt Tensioning Info

    During the first few weeks of Vege-Polisher™ operation, the drive belts and synchronous belt will settle in and may stretch slightly. If belts lose tension, they can start to slip. For the first 250 hours of operation, check belt tension daily. For information on how to check and adjust belt tension on your Vege-Polisher™ model, WYMA advises to see the relevant Read more

  • Thinking about investing in a post-harvest line? WYMA guide can help

    Thinking about investing in a post-harvest line? WYMA guide can help

    Evaluating a new post-harvest line solution for your pack-house can be overwhelming. There are many things to consider, including budget, timeline, throughput, process efficiency and your expectations around warranty and maintenance. We’ve put a guide together with 15 questions to ask yourself to help determine exactly what you’re looking for in a post-harvest line. Download the guide for information on: - Major considerations you should work through before investing in a line - The advantages and challenges of a new line including how to develop a business case Read more

  • WYMA Vege-Polishers, Rotary Filter Screen, Absorbent Drying Rollers and Conveyors are the solutions for LĂĽnekartoffel potato processing line

    WYMA Vege-Polishers, Rotary Filter Screen, Absorbent Drying Rollers and Conveyors are the solutions for LĂĽnekartoffel potato processing line

    On the video, below, Michael Gertig from LĂĽnekartoffel comments on his potato processing line from Wyma. The line includes a range of Wyma equipment including Vege-Polishers, Rotary Filter Screen, Absorbent Drying Rollers and Conveyors. “My name is Michael Gertig, I am, the Technical Director here at LĂĽnekartoffel. We are here at the headquarters of LĂĽnekartoffel in SĂĽdergellersen. We started in 1989 as a merger of Heidesaat LĂĽneburg and the potato section of Rudolf Peters Landhandel. We mainly focus on the sale of potatoes. Today, we are mostly a service company to the company… Read more

  • Reduce Water Usage with Wyma’s Rotary Screen Filter

    Reduce Water Usage with Wyma’s Rotary Screen Filter

    In a world where sustainability is increasingly important, Wyma has a range of equipment to help reduce water usage. WYMA Rotary Screen Filter is a compact and cost effective first-stage water treatment solution. It removes vegetable matter and debris from water so the water can be reused. It can also help reduce waste disposal costs. When water is removed from waste, it weighs less, which often makes it cheaper to dispose of. How it works Read more

  • Wyma Vege-Polisher™, summary of over twenty years of refinement and insightful customer feedback

    Wyma Vege-Polisher™, summary of over twenty years of refinement and insightful customer feedback

    Wyma is proud to present a Vege-Polisher™ that is smarter, easier to maintain and more hygienic than ever before. Over twenty years of refinement and insightful customer feedback, combined with Wyma’s internal drive to develop innovative leading technologies, have led to the redesign of the Vege-Polisher™. In 1994, the Vege-Polisher journey began with a simple need to lighten the manual workload of a local potato farmer. The search for improvements has never ceased. - The Wyma Vege-Polisher™ offers smart and automated operation, controllable via a touch screen. Remote control via Read more

  • Line automation control systems features and benefits

    Line automation control systems features and benefits

    WYMA prides on its capability to offer full line solutions to the customers. The company focus on delivering turn-key solutions. "It’s not just about individual pieces of equipment in the line, we are providing integration equipment including support structures, conveyors, electrical integration and programming. These factors improve your overall efficiency, allowing you to be more competitive in your industry.", explains Andrew Barclay, Managing Director, in Wyma Solutions last newsletter. Wyma’s Line Automation is a custom-engineered solution, designed to integrate all the parts of… Read more

  • Line upgrade leads to increased shelf life for Abenhardt carrots

    Line upgrade leads to increased shelf life for Abenhardt carrots

    Processing 70,000 tons of carrots per year, including 20,000 tons in a specialised organic processing plant, Abenhardt is one of the largest carrot pack-houses in Germany. The family business dates back to the 16th century, but has specialised in cultivating and processing carrots since 1950. In the Datteln region, carrots are harvested between June and December, with storage carrots processed between January and May. Contractors Europe-wide also supply carrots to Abenhardt to meet quantity requirements and ensure year-round supply. For Mr. Abenhardt and for his food retail customers,… Read more