BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Interko announces brand name for new ripening room

    Interko announces brand name for new ripening room

    INTERKO – the designer, manufacturer and installer of the most advanced fruit ripening technology on the global market – will launch its Containerised Ripening Room under the brand name Mobilo at Fruit Logistica 2022 , when the world-leading trade fair reconvenes on 5-7 April in Berlin, Germany. Read more

  • New mobile ripening system at Fruit Attraction 2021

    New mobile ripening system at Fruit Attraction 2021

    INTERKO, a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of state-of-the-art ripening chambers for fruit, has taken advantage of its presence at Fruit Attraction 2021 to present its mobile ripening system, the result of a collaboration of more than five years with the tropical fruit importer and marketer Fyffes. This solution consists of a shipping container that functions as a ripening chamber for up to 20 pallets. It is thus a technology that is particularly suitable for customers who need flexibility, temporarily increase their ripening capacity, do not have the… Read more

  • Interko installs cutting-edge ripening rooms worldwide

    Interko installs cutting-edge ripening rooms worldwide

    INTERKO, the global leader for the design, manufacture and installation of state-of-the-art fresh fruit ripening rooms, has completed further installations worldwide which are successfully delivering significant operational and environmental benefits to their operators. This year, Interko has installed cutting-edge rooms in the Netherlands, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina for various well-known and important fruit retailers, importers and distributors who wish to cut their operational costs, reduce energy consumption and minimise product loss, while improving product quality, finish and… Read more

  • Global ripening room leader Interko excited to share latest advances in-Person at World Food Moscow 2021

    Global ripening room leader Interko excited to share latest advances in-Person at World Food Moscow 2021

    INTERKO, the global leader for the design, manufacture and installation of state-of-the-art fruit ripening rooms, is thrilled to be returning to the trade exhibition trail at World Food Moscow 2021 next week where exhibitors and visitors will meet face-to-face again following the relaxation of many Covid-19 restrictions. As an exhibitor, Interko is looking forward to meeting personally with current and prospective customers to showcase first-hand the benefits of its latest ripening technology advances for operators across Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS or Russian… Read more

  • Interko pioneers containerised ripening room

    Interko pioneers containerised ripening room

    INTERKO the designer, manufacturer and installer of the world's most advanced fresh fruit ripening rooms – is proud to unveil its pioneering Containerised Ripening Room following five years of research and development in partnership with multi-national tropical fruit importer-marketer Fyffes. During that time, Interko has built, installed and tested 120 ripening containers exclusively for Fyffes, resulting in a proven turnkey system that offers a mobile, space-saving, multi-functional and high quality option to ripen fresh fruit anywhere in the world. Read more

  • Interko installs innovative Optimo ripening rooms for major French supplier

    Interko installs innovative Optimo ripening rooms for major French supplier

    A leading fresh fruit importer-distributor in France has commissioned internationally-renowned ripening specialist Interko to manufacture and install nine Optimo rooms equipped with energy-saving REVERSO fans. Currently being fitted at the infamous produce wholesale market Rungis in Paris, the six double-tier rooms and three single-level rooms will be used year round for mainly ripening bananas when they become operational in early 2021. “Interko was chosen by this prestigious French fruit company on the back of previous successful ripening projects that we have developed together,… Read more

  • Avocado ripening technology

    Avocado ripening technology

    Avocado ripening is a highly complex process that requires the understanding of a number of determining factors in order to achieve optimal results. Firstly, what does your end consumer want; ripe avocados or avocados to ripen at home? Secondly, what is the maturity, temperature and size of the avocados when they arrive at the ripening centre? Thirdly, what is the effect of the fruit’s spherical shape on the heating and cooling during ripening? This article will provide a comprehensive explanation of the entire avocado ripening process; starting with why we ripen avocados in the first… Read more

  • Covid-19 implications for Interko

    Covid-19 implications for Interko

    Understandably, the global outbreak of the Covid-19 Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind at present. Nonetheless, INTERKO is doing everything possible to enable our business to continue operating during this difficult time. Our team is well and our factory in the Netherlands remains operational for the time being. However, our installations are being affected as a result of the travel restrictions imposed by various countries worldwide. Since all of our parts are manufactured in the Netherlands, currently Interko is continuing to fulfil orders. However, this is rapidly changing… Read more

  • Interko unveils fresh new look for Fruit Logistica 2020

    Interko unveils fresh new look for Fruit Logistica 2020

    INTERKO, the designer, manufacturer and installer of the world's most advanced fruit ripening rooms, will unveil a fresh and stylish exhibition stand at Fruit Logistica 2020 to illustrate better the scope of the Dutch company’s technology. On 5-7 February in Berlin, Germany, the modernised stand will showcase the broad capabilities of Interko’s range of ripening rooms – from at-source to end-market fruit ripening, plus citrus de-greening. Interko’s Managing Director/Partner, Chris Maat, comments: “The new stand is superior in every way! The improved appearance of our stand reflects… Read more

  • Interko to reveal benefits of at-source ripening during Fruit Attraction 2019

    Interko to reveal benefits of at-source ripening during Fruit Attraction 2019

    The market leader is hosting a seminar to discuss how its expertise and technology can benefit customers beyond traditional banana ripening. Interko, the global leader for the design, manufacture and installation of state-of-the-art fresh fruit ripening rooms, will host an interactive workshop about the advantages of at-source ripening for certain fresh fruits, including citrus, apricots, peaches and pears, during Fruit Attraction 2019 on 22-24 October. The educational seminar will demonstrate how Interko’s advanced technology and over 50 years of industry expertise can add value to a… Read more