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  • Bizerba installs showcase project for Scan & Go Loss Prevention in Spain

    Bizerba installs showcase project for Scan & Go Loss Prevention in Spain

    Countless stores use self-checkout solutions where customers scan their products themselves and pay contactlessly. This saves staff in the checkout area and frees up space that can be used more effectively. However, there is a well-known problem with self-checkout: many errors occur during scanning, resulting in… Read More

  • Agrosta Wonderfast meets an enormous success due to its versatility

    Agrosta Wonderfast meets an enormous success due to its versatility

    Agrosta Wonderfast meets an enormous success due to its versatility AGROSTA is currently negotiating with more than ten potential worldwide customers for the purchase of a Wonderfast machine. This machine can measure the firmness and size of any fruit or vegetable, from the size of a blueberry to a grapefruit. This… Read More

  • New modular and expandable system for the reuse of agricultural washing water

    New modular and expandable system for the reuse of agricultural washing water

    VAM WATERTECH has developed a modular, expandable system for the reuse of agricultural washing water. The system consists of a number of standard modules (fully automatic systems) that can be selected per customer, precisely tailored to the customer's washing process. The innovation lies in the fact that it is… Read More

  • Interpoma 2022: more international than ever

    Interpoma 2022: more international than ever

    The success of Interpoma exceeded all expectations: after four long years, from 17th to 19th November the Fiera Bolzano exhibition center hosted a total of 490 exhibitors, 30 % of which from abroad, and more than 16,000 visitors from over 70 countries. With a total number of 800 attendees, the international… Read More

  • A combination of methods improve postharvst physicochemical quality of Ercolini pear

    A combination of methods improve postharvst physicochemical quality of Ercolini pear

    This present study proposes an improvement for the postharvest preservation of the ‘Ercolini’ pear, a fruit that is little tested in the field, using a combination of ethylene elimination methods. The techniques used were potassium permanganate filters in devices with ultraviolet radiation and constant air flow… Read More

  • Practices to combat postharvest diseases of peach fruit

    Practices to combat postharvest diseases of peach fruit

    The management of postharvest decays of agricultural crops employs a wide range of practices that begin with appropriate harvest and handling practices to minimize fruit injuries and end withsuitable storage conditions of the commodity at the packinghouse, the market, and theconsumer. At the packinghouse,… Read More

  • Citrosol solutions stand out at the XIV International Citrus Congress in Turkey

    Citrosol solutions stand out at the XIV International Citrus Congress in Turkey

    From 6-11 November, the Turkish city of Mersin was proud to host, the 14th International Citrus Congress, a forum where numerous scientific activities, conferences and workshops were undertaken with the aim of highlighting the importance of citrus fruit at a global level and to determine the factors and new policies… Read More

  • Ecogiró Program: Sustainability at the center of the packaging strategy

    Ecogiró Program: Sustainability at the center of the packaging strategy

    Considering the changes that the packaging sector is undergoing, GIRÓ GROUP has placed at the center of its strategy the power to offer a range of products that adapt to the needs of most clients and legislations. For this reason, the range of products has been extended in such a way that alternatives can be offered… Read More

  • Starch and sugars determine shelf life in high- and low-starch produce

    Starch and sugars determine shelf life in high- and low-starch produce

    Starch and sugars account for most of the dry weight of horticultural crops and in many species, are known determinants of quality. However, we posit that these carbohydrates often have less-obvious roles in plant tissues with direct implications for the postharvest quality and produce shelf life. The latter has… Read More

  • Five reasons to monitor ethylene in the agriculture supply chain

    Five reasons to monitor ethylene in the agriculture supply chain

    Ethylene is a phytohormone produced by plants in all phases of their lifecycle and involved in many physiological processes. Monitoring the gas levels in the supply chain can reduce agriculture yield loss. Find the critical points in the supply chain where monitoring ethylene can help your business. Read More