TOMRA Food has opened a new customer service center in Bengaluru

26 June 2019
The state-of-the-art facility of approximately 4000 square ft enables TOMRA Food to showcase its expertise and innovative approach to sorting produce such as cereals, pulses, nuts, raisins, dehydrated vegetables, coffee and many more, to new and existing customers. “Our new customer service center is easily accessible. This helps us achieve our objective of being closer to customers" - says Abhishek Bhargava »

The premium brand for fruits and vegetables encourages children to eat fresh fruit

24 June 2019
"Little Simba is a beloved figure who will surely sweeten the taste of fruit for big and small lions," says Nuria Pizán, Brand & Creative Director at SanLucar. "Especially children need enough healthy energy for their growth, therefore fruit is an important pillar in their diet.” This is why SanLucar has been committed to healthy nutrition for children for many years – which creates the basis for lifelong health. »

"SHIELD SOLUTIONS" against hail

20 June 2019
Hail is one of the most adverse weather conditions for fruit growers, due to its often-devastating effects. It can destroy entire crops and put the plants in the condition of not producing even in the years following the event. In recent seasons, thunderstorms with hail have become a constant of all summers. Arrigoni, a leading international player in the technical textile sector for agriculture, now offers solutions that are not only effective, but environmentally sustainable »

"CLASSPACK CUBE" packaged efficient and sustainable

10 June 2019
CLASSPACK will present at FRUIT ATTRACTION 2019, as a world first, its complete "CLASSPACK CUBE" packaging equipment that efficiently uses energy and materials. CLASSPACK has developed in recent years a new range of ECO packaging machines of low consumption, which can work with COMPOSTABLE materials in an efficient and silent way, reducing to zero waste and to a large extent the noise level. »

Compac, the leading provider of post-harvest solutions and services to the fresh produce industry

10 June 2019
Mayor Cardona’s visit to the Compac facility, organized with the support of New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the country’s international business development agency, is part of a fact-finding mission about best practices and technologies capable of supporting the development of Colombia’s horticulture sector, as well as education and tourism. »

Reduce give-away with the DTS-V weighing solution

9 June 2019
Simplicity is a concept that is central to the DTS-V weighing solution. Thanks to the one-of-a-kind LED Bar, users only have to follow the specific unit indication. Is the LED bar showing -3? Then the user has to remove three pieces of the product. There is quite a variation in weight. Just think of a cherry tomato versus a truss of large tomatoes. »

THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2019 the foremost F&B trade show in Asia

9 June 2019
Largest, dedicated industry trade show in the region attracts over 67,000 visitors from 134 countries; 2,745 exhibitors, including 28 start-ups exposed to an international audience; 2020 edition to be rebranded as THAIFEX-Anuga Asia. Plant-based meats, drone-based food delivery, an edible coating solution that prolongs the shelf life of fruit, smart packaging for traceability and authentication, and insect-based protein powder. »

International Asparagus Days October 29-30 in Angers

8 June 2019
SIVAL and MacFrut join forces with Christian BEFVE, the world-class asparagus specialist, to organise the third edition of the International Asparagus Days on October 29-30, 2019 at the Parc des Expositions, Angers, France. This world forum for all asparagus production professionals combines an exhibition and conferences with indoor demos. 100 exhibitors and over 2,000 international visitors are expected. Also on the programme are “outside-the-walls” tours of farms and businesses. »

Reduce give-away with smart software of LRE

6 June 2019
LRE saw at one of their own customers that the percentage of give-away per package had unnoticed gone up to as much as 5%. On a weekly basis, this amounted for the grower to a large part of the realized profit. With the deployment of smart weighing and software modules, LRE has reduced this to a give-away of almost nil. »