BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • TOMRA CEO spotlights how food sorting and grading technologies reduce food waste and improve sustainability

    TOMRA CEO spotlights how food sorting and grading technologies reduce food waste and improve sustainability

    More than 30 journalists from all over the globe and an international crowd of industry professionals attended TOMRA Food’s press event at Fruit Logistica Berlin (Berlin Messe, 6-8 February), the leading global trade fair for the fresh fruit and vegetable business. The three-day, annual event attracts almost 80,000 visitors from more than 130 countries. Stefan Ranstrand, TOMRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, chose this occasion to give a speech on TOMRA Food’s exhibition stand about the company’s unique offering, values, and future aspirations. At the heart of his talk was… Read more

  • Overcoming 5 main challenges facing global almond industries

    Overcoming 5 main challenges facing global almond industries

    While production is limited geographically to North America (81 per cent of global yield), Australia and Southern Europe, India, China and Vietnam are among the worlds biggest almond consumers. Demand for almonds is being fueled by several factors. As economies such as China grow, so does their appetite for western foods. Global trends also bear significance. As more people seek alternatives to meat and dairy for health, ethical or environmental reasons, the nut-as-meat protein replacements and nut milk markets are seeing massive growth. Almonds are also a key ingredient in many healthy… Read more

  • Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability

    Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability

    While you may think you know what the word ‘sustainability’ means for your business, in reality it isn’t just about introducing environmental initiatives nor is it about standalone Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes. So, what is sustainability? In short, sustainability is the efficient use of resources, which is vital for ensuring food supply for future generations. And technology is the answer to making the food sector more sustainable, efficient and profitable. There is a common misconception among businesses that being sustainable will cost money. In fact,… Read more

  • Nimbus BSI+ proves its value to the nut industry one year after launch

    Nimbus BSI+ proves its value to the nut industry one year after launch

    It’s been a year since TOMRA launched its innovation in the Nimbus Biometric Signature Identification (BSI+) technology at The Almond Conference, December 2017 in California. Product manager, Roel Molenaers, shares the exciting results nut producers are seeing following their implementation of Nimbus BSI+. Increased yields, more accurate defect detection and ‘pack-to-grade’ quality in a single pass It may only be halfway through the nut processing season for many producers, but those using the new Nimbus BSI+ sorter from TOMRA are already reporting back with exciting… Read more

  • Bright Light Agribusiness selects an end-to-end TOMRA Almond Sorting Solution for its new processing facility in Hattah/Victoria, Australia

    Bright Light Agribusiness selects an end-to-end TOMRA Almond Sorting Solution for its new processing facility in Hattah/Victoria, Australia

    Bright Light Agribusiness, one of the fastest growing private companies in the Australian almond industry, has selected TOMRA Food as its partner for an end-to-end almond sorting solution. A total of 15 sorters will be installed at the company’s state-of-the-art almond processing facility in Hattah/Victoria to achieve the processing objective of a “pack-to-grade” quality in a single pass. Bright Light Agribusiness grows almonds with the latest irrigation infrastructure and technologies and has orchards that contain trees ranging in age from recently planted through to full… Read more

  • Sensor technology leader TOMRA strengthens set-ups in China

    Sensor technology leader TOMRA strengthens set-ups in China

    Since establishing the first subsidiary in China in 2010, TOMRA has been actively increasing its investment and business activities in this dynamic market. Currently TOMRA has three businesses operating in China: Food Sorting and Grading, Recycling Sorting and Beverage Container Collection. TOMRA’s business activity in China ranges from business development, product management, R&D, assembly, sales, service and application validation in the local test centers. After expanding TOMRA’s fresh fruit and vegetable grading state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Kunshan, TOMRA further… Read more

  • The technologies and trends shaping the supermarket of the future

    The technologies and trends shaping the supermarket of the future

    "Food businesses will have to change to stay competitive – online, in-store, and at sorting and processing plants too". Bjorn Thumas, Director Business Development Food at TOMRA Food, looks at what we can expect. isruptive change is coming to supermarkets and this will have a ripple-effect throughout the food industry supply chain. Technical innovations online and in-store and shifting consumer demands will re-shape the supermarket of the future. And that future is approaching fast. Proof that we are on the brink of a supermarket revolution came last year when e-commerce giant Amazon… Read more

  • Cavendish Farms installs TOMRA’S Eco Steam Peelers in its new production facility in Lethbridge

    Cavendish Farms installs TOMRA’S Eco Steam Peelers in its new production facility in Lethbridge

    Cavendish Farms, one of the largest processors of frozen potato products in North America, is equipping its new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta with TOMRA’s Eco steam peelers. Cavendish Farms is committed to sustaining the environment and operates at the highest standards to protect the environment. “We are continuously looking for new ways to reduce our carbon footprint and increase our processing efficiency. To equip our new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, we partnered with TOMRA Food,” said Andrew Macleod, Lethbridge Project Lead at… Read more

  • Steam peeling: increasing profitability and reducing waste in potato processing

    Steam peeling: increasing profitability and reducing waste in potato processing

    As TOMRA ships its 200th steam peeler from our state of the art processing facility in Slovakia, we take a look at the impact steam peeling has on profitability and waste reduction in the potato processing industry. The unstoppable appeal of French Fries means expansion across the potato processing industry. French Fries have never been more popular across the world, with geographical expansion in French Fry production and potato processing in general reaching extraordinary new levels. With this expansion has arisen a host of new industrial needs and challenges. Some businesses need to… Read more

  • Pack Expo 2018: see how TOMRA is helping boost produtivity and profitability for diverse food producers

    Pack Expo 2018: see how TOMRA is helping boost produtivity and profitability for diverse food producers

    TOMRA is the world leader in helping major food growers, processors and packers boost productivity and reduce waste with sophisticated sorting sensors, new technologies and flexible service packages. TOMRA’s industry leading products and services ensure food is accurately sorted, leading to increased yields and improved food safety. While being the largest food sorting and peeling company, TOMRA is also the industry leader in recycling and mining, and will demonstrate its latest belt sorter, the TOMRA 5B, at Pack Expo (Booth E-7710), October 14 – 17 2018 in Chicago, USA. Read more