Food Sorting Articles

  • Success story Fevita, Hungary – Case Study

    Fevita Hungary Zrt is the country’s largest frozen food producer and a leading global exporter, with 200 employees processing more than 32,000 tons of vegetables every year. Established in 1967, the company boasts a 22 percent market share domestically and has built a network of customers across 20 markets including Germany, Israel and Japan. Fevita’s high-profile customers include ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, Portugal - Case Study

    Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, a family business located in the municipality of Mira (Portugal) dedicated to the trade of bagged potatoes and onions, purchased a Sentinel II optical food sorter from TOMRA. This machine is equipped with the latest pulsed LED technology for sorting food at a higher speed than earlier models. “Some farmers in France spoke very highly of the TOMRA machinery. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Cwood, Seoul, South Korea – Case Study

    Cwood is a business which has specialized in the production of seasoned seaweed for over ten years. Situated in Gimpo, to the east of Seoul, the company has four main products, Homeplus, Lotte Mart, Nonghyup and Choroc. Creating high quality produce is a key objective for Cwood, especially as the company is developing its plans to export around the world, expanding on its current export markets ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Corporate sustainability: A guide to measuring and improving energy efficiencies

    As environmental scrutiny of global industries continues to grow, governments are seeking to impose energy efficiency targets on companies in order to comply with new directives. One solution is to encourage energy suppliers to become energy service companies, who work with customers to identify potential savings and share the benefits this delivers. For the global food processing industry, this ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Mrs. Gerry`s Kitchen, USA - Case Study

    For the past 43 years, Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen has supplied high quality salads and side dishes, using only premium ingredients including locally grown potatoes and fresh vegetables. Based in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the business places great emphasis on the quality of its raw materials - ensuring its products are fresh - and looks to exceed expectations.


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Kangfa Food, China - Case Study

    Kangfa Food, a Chinese canned fruit and vegetable production company, attaches great importance to food quality. That is why the company has introduced various measures to control food quality throughout the entire processing chain, starting from the source. The first step it identified was to develop close long-term partnerships with local fruit farmers, who supply fresh and healthy raw fruit. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Ruparel Foods, India - Case Srudy

    In 2007 the Ruparel family started producing peanut butter and, because of their strong commitment, this has made the company one of India’s leading manufacturers and exporters of peanut butter and peanut pastes in many different varieties and flavors.


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Hata Foods, Japan - Case Study

    Hata Foods is a subsidiary of the Kobe Bussan Group which manufactures frozen foods, chilled side dishes and PET-bottle products such as salad dressings and sauces. Hata Foods has a popular product line which highlights the flavor of Japanese domestic potatoes, also known as ‘potato salad bases’. To help with the production of this line, Hata installed a TOMRA Orbit 150 steam peeler, ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Nedato, The Netherlands - Case Study

    For over 50 years, the Nedato cooperative of 500 farmers has been producing quality potatoes to customers across the world. Nedato evolved and grew against the changing backdrop of the potato industry into a sustainable, customer-focused, innovative and cooperative potato organization worldwide. Today, Nedato is a large sales and packaging organization that annually sells 250,000 tons of potatoes ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Morada Nut, USA - Case Study

    Morada Nut is a third generation family farm specializing in growing and processing walnuts, cherries, onions and bell peppers, located in Linden, California. High quality food is a priority for the farm so ensuring that they have the very best in food sorting technology is a must to serve safe and delicious walnuts for their customers to enjoy. Headquartered in the fertile San Joaquin ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Can superfoods boost the planet’s health, too?

    As demand for African and Asian tree-based superfoods grows, researchers and entrepreneurs eye ways to maximize benefits for the environment. It can seem like new health food fads pop up every week — fads that often fade as quickly as they appear. Two gaining steam lately, though, may be worth a longer look: baobab and moringa. Traditional fare in parts of Africa (and for ...


    By Ensia

  • Success Story Verduyn, Belgium - Case Study

    Verduyn is a fresh produce supplier delivering fresh vegetables from its 3,500 hectares of agricultural land to the food industry for wholesale distribution and the producers of readymade meals. After installing TOMRA Sorting Food’s Halo sorting machine, Verduyn is realizing the machine’s many benefits including significant labor reduction, increased yields and improved product ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Lauber Seed Farms, USA - Case Study

    Lauber Seed Farms is a provider of premium irrigated hybrid seed corn. Located in Geneva, Nebraska, its fertile farm ground sits above the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the world’s largest natural bedrocks which ensures consistent production, regardless of rainfall. In the organization’s quest for continual change and improvement, Lauber Seed Farms has taken a bold step towards innovation ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Hof Trumann, Germany - Case Study

    The family business Hof Trumann has installed a Halo for the sorting of unwashed, brushed potatoes. Since the installation of this equipment there was an increase in efficiency, turnover and quality of the end product. “Before the installation of the machine, our potatoes were sorted manually,” says Bernd Trumann, General Manager of Hof Trumann. “Contrary to manual labour, a ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Elixir Foods, Serbia - Case Study

    High demand for quality and the need for larger production capacity made Elixir Foods decide to partner with BEST Sorting. “Selling straight to the end-user requires strong quality control. Therefore we explored the market for a partner that listens to us and understands our challenges,” says Dragan Petrovic, General Manager of Elixir Foods. With a yearly output of 10,000 tons of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story Ardo, Belgium – Case Study

    BEST has been a valued partner of Ardo for over twenty years. The most recent installation concerns a Genius™ belt sorter designed for the sorting of fresh spinach at high capacity. Based on comprehensive test results, including a higher efficiency rate and level of food safety, BEST was selected as the preferred sorter supplier for processing projects at Ardo. Ardo, a family owned ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Ardo, Belgium - Case Study

    BEST has been a valued partner of Ardo for over twenty years. The most recent installation concerns a Genius™ belt sorter designed for the sorting of fresh spinach at high capacity. Based on comprehensive test results, including a higher efficiency rate and level of food safety, BEST was selected as the preferred sorter supplier for processing projects at Ardo. Ardo, a family owned ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

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