BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Global sustainable tech company TOMRA announces strategy to double revenues in five years at capital markets day

    Global sustainable tech company TOMRA announces strategy to double revenues in five years at capital markets day

    TOMRA revealed plans to accelerate the path to a sustainable future and double its revenues in five years at its capital markets day on 23 June in MĂŒlheim-KĂ€rlich, Germany. The company’s strategy is built on accelerating growth in its three core divisions and using the current business platform to develop adjacent business opportunities With a turnover of NOK 10.9bn (€1.05bn) and employing 4,600 people, TOMRA is a world leader in reverse vending machines (RVMs) and sensor-based sorting solutions for the food and recycling industries. The Asker, Norway, headquartered company is… Read more

  • How TOMRA Food sorting and grading solutions can help apple packhouses meet operational challenges and protect customers’ brand reputations

    How TOMRA Food sorting and grading solutions can help apple packhouses meet operational challenges and protect customers’ brand reputations

    Although apples are one of the world’s most widely-consumed fruits, their popularity doesn’t make it any easier for businesses growing, sorting and packing them. If anything, the standards required in apple production are getting tougher. Because apples are in plentiful supply all year round, consumers are reluctant to purchase any that are sub-standard. This puts retailers and packhouses under pressure to deliver consistent product quality all the time. So, too, do food safety regulations, especially in export markets. Now more than ever before, apples require accurate and consistent… Read more

  • Japan’s Inaba Peanuts improves product consistency and increases production volumes by acquiring a TOMRA 5B optical sorter

    Japan’s Inaba Peanuts improves product consistency and increases production volumes by acquiring a TOMRA 5B optical sorter

    Inaba Peanuts Co., Ltd. produces more types of food than its name suggests. Established more than a century ago as a maker of rice crackers in 1918, the business began to specialize in processing peanuts since 1947. It now also produces snacks such as almonds, cashews, walnuts, chestnuts, Japanese Dried plums, Almond fish, and Fried beans. At its four factories in Gifu Prefecture in central Japan, the company’s mission is to produce foods with “safety, security, and deliciousness”. Inaba’s almonds and cashews became so popular that the company faced two significant challenges. One… Read more

  • TOMRA Food publishes new e-book to help processors and packers turn data from sorting machines into greater profitability

    TOMRA Food publishes new e-book to help processors and packers turn data from sorting machines into greater profitability

    TOMRA Food has published a new eBook to help food processors and packers enhance efficiencies and profitability by using information gathered by sorting machines. The easy-to-read, 21-page booklet, titled ‘When Sorters Become Data Generating Machines’, explains how businesses can “connect to possibilities” with the TOMRA Insight data platform, and the competitive advantages this gives. The eBook starts by reminding us that sensors in sorting machines can do a lot more than identify whether products or materials on a line should be accepted or rejected. As the book says: “They… Read more

  • Potato processor SNOW VALLEY Food benefits from an efficient collaboration with TOMRA Food

    Potato processor SNOW VALLEY Food benefits from an efficient collaboration with TOMRA Food

    By prioritizing highly efficient Potato processing, SNOW VALLEY has been awarded excellent accreditations and ongoing public praise over the years – complimented by specialized research, delivering consistently high-quality products, and providing better solutions for the Chinese catering industry. Ever since its establishment, SNOW VALLEY has benchmarked production against the highest global processing standards. Partnering with global Potato processing experts and installing fully automated TOMRA production lines plays a core role in their peeling and sorting process and meeting their… Read more

  • Safeguarding the food safety and product quality of baby leaf vegetables at an indoor vertical farm

    Safeguarding the food safety and product quality of baby leaf vegetables at an indoor vertical farm

    Although it is home to 5.6 million people, the city-state of Singapore is located on a small island that covers merely 715 square kilometers (276 square miles). As a consequence of crowding, it has been necessary to expand upwards, accommodating residents and businesses in high-rise buildings. Land is in such great demand in Singapore that only 1% is used for conventional farming, with local food production meeting less than 10% of residents' nutritional needs. But now agriculture, too, is reaching for the skies: investment is increasing in indoor vertical farming. Read more

  • TOMRA Food launches premium sorting machine with BSI technology for IQF Vegetables and Fruit

    TOMRA Food launches premium sorting machine with BSI technology for IQF Vegetables and Fruit

    TOMRA Food has launched the TOMRA 5C premium sorting machine, with the company’s unique biometric signature identification technology, for frozen Vegetables. This solution was shown for the first time today at Fruit Logistica Berlin, the world’s leading trade fair for the fresh fruit industry, where visitors to TOMRA’s stand had the opportunity to watch a live online demonstration of the sorter in action at TOMRA’s Test Center in Leuven, Belgium. Read more

  • TOMRA Food reveals new brand strategy, celebrates 50th anniversary, and launches new packing and sorting solutions

    TOMRA Food reveals new brand strategy, celebrates 50th anniversary, and launches new packing and sorting solutions

    TOMRA Food today marked the company's 50th anniversary, unveiled a new brand strategy affirming its future direction, launched a robotic packing machine, and launched a premium sorting machine for frozen Fruits and Vegetables. These wide-ranging announcements were made at a press conference this morning at the Fruit Logistica fresh produce trade show in Berlin, Germany, by Tove Andersen, President and CEO of the TOMRA Group, and Michel Picandet, Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Food. The three-day Fruit Logistica exhibition (April 5-7), staged at the Berlin ExpoCenter City,… Read more

  • TOMRA Food announces new brand strategy, affirming its future direction and broader role in society

    TOMRA Food announces new brand strategy, affirming its future direction and broader role in society

    TOMRA Food has unveiled a new brand strategy that highlights the value it creates for customers and food production worldwide, spotlights the ambition it shares with customers, and creates cohesion with past business mergers and acquisitions. These changes were announced today at a press conference at the Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin, Germany, by Tove Andersen, President and Chief Executive Officer of TOMRA, and Michel Picandet, Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Food. Read more

  • TOMRA celebrates its 50th anniversary by announcing world without waste

    TOMRA celebrates its 50th anniversary by announcing world without waste

    TOMRA, the global provider of advanced collection and sorting solutions, celebrates its 50th anniversary today. Each of the Group’s four divisions - Collection, Food, Recycling and Mining – marked the milestone by declaring a collective mission for the future to “transform how we all obtain, use and reuse the planet’s resources to enable a world without waste.” Read more