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  • After energy use, other costs of ripening are being tackled

    After energy use, other costs of ripening are being tackled

    “We’ve seen that there’s more willingness to invest within the sector,” says Chris Maat from Interko. Because it’s going better economically, companies within the sector now have money to invest in, for instance, new ripening chambers. “Generally, it’s going well on the market.” In the Netherlands,… 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… Read More

  • 12º International Course on Postharvest & Fresh-Cut Technologies

    12º International Course on Postharvest & Fresh-Cut Technologies

    12º International Course on Postharvest & Fresh-Cut Technologies is an on-site course in Spanish language from 7th to 13rd March 2017 hold at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT) in Spain. This Course gathers 36 international instructors including professors / researchers / managers from leading companies… Read More

  • 9 th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East to highlight latest trends and technologies of global fresh produce industry

    9 th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East to highlight latest trends and technologies of global fresh produce industry

    The upcoming 9 th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP Dubai), the Middle East’s leading exhibition for the fresh produce business, which will be held from December 5 to December 7, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is expected to throw the spotlight on emerging trends and new… 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 ‘It’s time to end food waste’ explores the origins, the reasons and… Read More

  • Collaboration between Rotom Tomatoes and GH Ulma to pay attention to the tiniest packaging detail

    Collaboration between Rotom Tomatoes and GH Ulma to pay attention to the tiniest packaging detail

    Rotom Tomatoes have acquired a new packaging machine from GH Ulma. The company is situated in Sint-Katelijne-Waver, which is in the heart of Belgium's vegetable growing region. Packaging Tom De Winter explains that "Rotom Tomatoes is able to package a broad range of products in a variety of different kinds of… Read More

  • Possibility of sorting asymptomatic peach fruit, by DA-meter, that will show different brown rot incidence during storage

    Possibility of sorting asymptomatic peach fruit, by DA-meter, that will show different brown rot incidence during storage

    The DA-meter is a hand-held instrument developed from vis/NIR spectroscopy that measures the index of absorbance difference (IAD) correlated with the flesh chlorophyll-α content of fruit. It was used to divide in two different ripening classes, class I (climacteric peak) and class II (onset of climacteric),… Read More

  • Top level cooperation to offer in Holland the sorting machines that can sort every type of carrot and potato

    Top level cooperation to offer in Holland the sorting machines that can sort every type of carrot and potato

    DT Dijkstra has entered into a collaboration with Visar Sorting for the delivery of the Sortop optical sorting machinery. With this agreement, DT Dijkstra will be able to offer the newest completely automatic electronic sorter suitable for sorting carrots and potatoes, as well as their existing products. The Visar… 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 (€332m) and is expected to grow to US$700m (€581m) by 2026. Similar growth is expected in the exotic fruit puree concentrate market which is predicted to reach US$274m… Read More

  • BG Door will attend upcoming Fruitnet Forum Middle East

    BG Door will attend upcoming Fruitnet Forum Middle East

    BG DOOR will attend upcoming Fruitnet Forum Middle East, a brand-new networking event, has been designed to promote new opportunities for trade in the Middle East featuring high-profile local and international presenters. Organised by the industry publication Eurofruit and taking place on 4 December 2017, the event… Read More