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  • Solutions for berry precooling and temperature control

    Solutions for berry precooling and temperature control

    Global Berry Congress is a world-class event that brings together berry professionals to share ideas about where the international soft fruit business is heading. This year’s Global Berry Congress is going online. As the essential meeting point for the international soft fruit industry, Global Berry Congress Live… Read More

  • Research examines Listeria tolerance to sanitizers in fresh-cut processing facilities

    Research examines Listeria tolerance to sanitizers in fresh-cut processing facilities

    With little data on whether Listeria monocytogenes develops tolerance to commonly used sanitizers, debates continue on whether or how frequently processing facilities should rotate sanitizing agents. Xiangyu Deng, Ph.D., with the University of Georgia, said he hoped his research project will fill in knowledge gaps… Read More

  • Heat transfer in forced-air-cooling is lesser heteregeneous than room cooling

    Heat transfer in forced-air-cooling is lesser heteregeneous than room cooling

    The heat transfer during air cooling of postharvest produce tends to be heterogeneous using either room cooling or forced-air cooling due to airflow maldistribution. The heterogeneity is typically evaluated in terms of temperature. In this study, the thermodynamic indicators, including the rates and the temporal… Read More

  • NIR quality meters can improve yield and quality

    NIR quality meters can improve yield and quality

    Today, food quality is controlled every step of the way, from the farm to the retailer. The days of conventional, subjective quality estimation are in the past, meeting neither demand from consumers, nor the stringent regulatory controls in place throughout the world. Thus, portable, technologically sophisticated… Read More

  • Urschel introduces five new cutting machines models

    Urschel introduces five new cutting machines models

    As the global leader in food cutting, URSCHEL is constantly exploring and improving on cutting methods. Depend on Urschel to overcome challenges to exceed your production goals. Discover the many benefits of these new machine models: Affinity® CD-L Dicer 2-Dimensional Cuts; Newest in the Affinity Line. Learn… Read More

  • Buying organic fruits and veggies

    Buying organic fruits and veggies

    One of the trendiest grocery options on the market is buying organic produce. Studies have shown that organic fruits and vegetables have many upsides, including an increase in nutrients, omega 3-fatty acids, and less toxic metals and pesticide residue according to the Mayo Clinic. Many organic fruits and veggies… Read More

  • VIRTO GROUP once again chooses TOMRA and renews the equipment at its main plant with eleven Nimbus BSI+ sorters

    VIRTO GROUP once again chooses TOMRA and renews the equipment at its main plant with eleven Nimbus BSI+ sorters

    VIRTO GROUP continues to grow and invest in projects to ensure the superior quality of its products – even in the difficult situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has updated its deep-frozen vegetable sorting plant with eleven TOMRA Nimbus BSI+ sorters. They join the 22 TOMRA optical sorters already… Read More

  • AgroFresh’s citrus line of post-harvest solutions protects produce, enables broader international trade

    AgroFresh’s citrus line of post-harvest solutions protects produce, enables broader international trade

    Reducing food waste is one of the main challenges facing the agricultural sector. What’s more, access to fresh fruit is crucial to people looking to boost their immune systems this winter season. AgroFresh offers a wide and deep range of solutions that guarantee the quality, health and food safety of fruits at all… Read More

  • High speed doors, a small investment that provides great energy savings

    High speed doors, a small investment that provides great energy savings

    When the cold and winter storms make an apperance, workshops, industrial units, warehouses or small production centers suffer from low interior temperatures due to the exterior closure, which generally consists of a single overhead (pre-cam) or sectional door that remains open throughout the working day. And yet,… Read More

  • The driving force behind postharvest knowledge

    The driving force behind postharvest knowledge

    CITROSOL is pleased to invite you to our postharvest webinars that will take place on January 14 and 21, and February 4 in South Africa and Australia. You can register at the following link to the webinar you wish to attend: REGISTER 14 January 2021: Wax application (70 min) – Features of our waxes and… Read More