BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Berry Science Program

    Berry Science Program

    BBC Technologies has an internal, established and ongoing Berry Science Program which, through years of research, has compiled the most extensive collection of berry samples and data that exists in the world‚ÄĒmore than any other university, research institute or competing manufacturer. Our library includes samples and findings from a comprehensive spread of varieties, berry maturities, growing conditions, seasons and weather conditions. By continually validating this research and expanding its scope, we remain at the forefront of our field. This is why we say our machines, are literally… Read more

  • Better blueberries with artificial intelligence

    Better blueberries with artificial intelligence

    The KATO260 sorting machine was developed by BBC Technologies and Tomra Foods with the artificial intelligence-based tool LUCAi‚ĄĘ. It allows the machine to sort the fruit even more precisely and selectively. LUCAi‚ĄĘ is specially suited to the characteristics of blueberries and can better qualify premium quality products through its more precise sorting, thereby meeting higher customer demands. Each berry is photographed by multiple cameras along a blueberry sorting line. LUCAi‚ĄĘ identifies traits that some people cannot perceive with the naked eye, and classifies the berries accordingly.… Read more

  • Why traceability in food production and processing is also a profit opportunity

    Why traceability in food production and processing is also a profit opportunity

    Every step of the food supply chain, from farm to table, is under pressure to improve traceability. Regulators, retailers and consumers increasingly demand traceability, and by helping to prevent food scandals, brand reputations can depend on it. But there‚Äôs more to this story than meets the eye. It is widely understood that traceability is important for food safety, but less well known that traceability can also help food producers and processors improve profitability. At this stage in the supply chain, sorting machines ‚Äď important for ensuring traceability, food quality, and food safety… Read more

  • BBC Technologies to present its turnkey cherry solutions at the Global Cherry Summit 2019

    BBC Technologies to present its turnkey cherry solutions at the Global Cherry Summit 2019

    BBC TECHNOLOGIES offers cherry packers a full turnkey line that combines speed and versatility with intelligent traceability to maximize the potential of their facility. The company‚Äôs in-depth knowledge of the delicate characteristics of the cherry has enabled them to design a turnkey line, entirely made up of components developed in-house, that emphasizes gentle handling throughout the entire process. The integrated line automates the entire process and minimizes the need for personnel intervention by allowing all the components to communicate with each other to control the flow, stopping… Read more

  • New tray tipper automates fruit delivery into KATO260 blueberry sorter

    New tray tipper automates fruit delivery into KATO260 blueberry sorter

    BBC Technologies, part of TOMRA Food and global leader in turnkey solutions for sorting, packing and optimizing small fruit, extends its turnkey blueberry line with the new Tray Tipper, which automates delivery of the fruit into its industry-defining KATO260 sorter, optimizing its performance. The new automated Tray Tipper system was developed to improve front of line loading of fruit onto its KATO260 precision grading line, the most refined solution for optical selection and optimization of blueberries on the market. The Tray Tipper uses speed feedback from the KATO260 to ensure a… Read more

  • New CURO-2 filling system takes packaging flexibility to the next level

    New CURO-2 filling system takes packaging flexibility to the next level

    BBC Technologies, part of TOMRA Food and global leader in turnkey solutions for sorting, packing and optimizing small fruit, extends its industry-defining CURO filling system range with the new CURO-2 compact system for fruits under 40 mm diameter, primarily focusing on the blueberry, cherry and snacking tomato markets. Developed under market demand, it enables customers to pack small volumes of different grades of fruit simultaneously to supply the produce divided in multiple tiers for supermarkets, or supplement existing capacity. The CURO-2 takes flexibility to a new level by… Read more