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  • Secrets of Successful Apple Harvesting

    October 21st is reserved for the celebration of World Apple Day. This day reminds us that an apple is a symbol of physical, cultural and genetic diversity. This day usually includes: various demonstrations, apple inspired games like apple bobbing, preparing juice and cider, gardening advice, tasting and the sale of many varieties of apples. Apple day celebration originated in the UK, but it is ...


    By Agrivi Ltd

  • Helpful Tips to Protect Your Apple Orchards

    Fall is here and apple orchards are a very popular place to visit with your family and friends. Getting excited to pick a fresh apple and eating a doughnut while drinking apple cider makes anyone excited for fall. But you don’t want the birds ruining your orchard. Learn how you can keep birds away with Avian Control’s tips on how to protect your apple orchards from birds. Preventive ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Innovations in fruit packing: a slow kiwifruit packing line and a robotic apple packer

    We briefly review the published advances which have been made in the fruit packing process and present two innovations; firstly, a novel packing line for kiwifruit and secondly, an automated apple packing system. The underlying principle of the novel packing line is to run it slowly enough that each stage of the packing process can operate optimally while minimising damage to the fruit. Adequate ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Strategies to Successfully Manage Northeastern Apple Pests

    A wide range of pests threaten Northeastern apple crops, forcing some growers to spend up to 25 percent of production costs to manage mites, insects, disease and other pests. Practical strategies to help growers lower this huge cost while protecting their region’s $580 million annual apple crop are outlined in Ecological Management of Key Arthropod Pests in Northeast Apple Orchards, a new ...

  • Industrial apples harvesting

    The issue of the profitability of producing industrial apples has been widely talked over among fruit growers for several years. The matter of price, fruit quality, harvesting method and sales options are discussed. For several years we can see an increase in interest in an industrial apples production in specially growing orchards. Suitable types of fruits are produced there, and they are picked ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Argentian Packing House Tres Ases Chooses Unitec Apples Sort 3

    We decided to install UNITEC vision system Apple Sort 3 in our 2007 UNITEC sorter to always be at the top of technology and to optimize the entire handling process. The UNITEC sorter on which we installed the vision system was in perfect condition, which made it all the easier! CEO of Patagonia packing house Tres Ases Gabriel Grisanti used these words to describe his choice to invest again in ...


    By Unitec S.p.A.

  • Development and characterisation of apple pomace and rice flour–based extrudates

    By–product generated from apple juice industry (apple pomace) was dried, milled and used as nutritionally rich ingredient for the preparation of rice flour–based extrudates. Response surface methodology was used to investigate the effects of extrusion conditions including moisture content (17–21%), screw speed (270–310 rpm), die temperature (110–130°C) and proportion of apple pomace in feed ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • JASA`s apple packaging

    More and more companies in the produce industry require sustainable packaging. It is their way to contribute to a sustainable world while meeting the growing demand for sustainable packaging. JASA noticed that apples, packed in trays, were still wrapped in plastic film, which no longer fits our perception of a sustainable environment. That's why JASA made it possible to pack ...


    By JASA Packaging Solutions

  • Biosudtirol packs organic apples on a JASA sleever

    In South Tirol, arguably the home of the organic apple, you can find Biosüdtirol organic and sustainable apple farming. 250 apple farmers care for the apples with their hands, from the orchards till the packing. And those organic apples deserve a sustainable packaging. Which is where JASA came in. Werner Castiglioni, director of the cooperative Biosüdtirol, tells us all about it. ...


    By JASA Packaging Solutions

  • The Sleever: additional flexibility with the Flex-Cassette

    Paper packaging has a sustainable image, the reason why more and more consumers choose to buy products packed in paper. Consumers also like to see fresh produce like vegetables and fruits sustainably packed. Online attention extensively focused on plastic-wrapped cucumbers as the general public assessed this as an unnecessary waste of plastic. True, paper is a sustainable packaging material; ...


    By JASA Packaging Solutions

  • Le Verger de la Blottière - Case Study

    Le Verger de la Blottière is a family-run company located in Maine-et-Loire in western France, which has been producing highly valued and quality apples and pears for three generations. Le Verger de la Blottière produces 20 different varieties of apples and pears, all valued for their taste and aromatic properties, where the notable Antares apple merits mention, which was created ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Prima Frutta, Linden, California – Case Study

    Prima Frutta are based in Linden, California and pack apples, cherries and walnuts. The family owned company is passionate about delivering quality to their customers and achieve this through their investment in technology. Across their apple and cherry lines, they have partnered with Compac for external and internal inspection technology and TOMRA sorters for their ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Egg Tray Manufacturing Machine For Apple Orchard Owners

    Are you presently the owner of the apple orchard that may be currently producing larger and larger levels of fruit? If you have, it's probably important to you that you consider investing in an apple tray making machine. Currently, you could be buying all of your current apple trays from a nearby business, but that may be typically a costly affair. Whenever you purchase own egg tray ...

  • Effects of the elimination of ethylene on apple preservation.

    IX Iberian Symposium on Maturation and Postharvest From November 2-4 2016, Bioconservación participated in the IX Iberian Symposium on Maturation and Postharvest, which took place in Lisbon and coincided with the III National Symposium and IX Spanish Symposium on this important business domain of science, technology, and plant matter. Noteworthy researchers and technology experts from ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Ethylen absorption and quality of Apples in ULO conditions

    A recent scientific article demonstrates that absorbing ethylene with Bi-On is an effective way to maintain the quality of apples in ULO conditions. The study, carried out at the La Morinière Experimental Station (Saint Epain, France), assessing the effect of Bi-On on the maintenance of ‘Golden Delicious’ apple quality when conserved in ULO (0.5ºC, 1.5% O2, 1% CO2, 85-90% ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Guidelines for Workers Bringing Kids to Function

    Retain iPad app-developers More about our software development solutions that are iPad An indelible supplement to Steve Jobs’ abundant heritage will be the Apple product that is admirably constructed. Revolutionizing the product industry and changing perceptions of how tablets must be, the has grabbed a user-base that was large that lots of opponents envy till time. The sleek ...

  • Reference: Apples fresh from the wash

    Just in time for the apple harvest: a Polish fruit and vegetable processing plant has opted for technical support in the form of a ProMinent chlorine dioxide system for the efficient treatment of the water used for washing. Problems in production Polish fruit and vegetable processing company Champion Sp. z o.o. is based in Jarogniewice, 40 kilometres south-west of Poznań. ... More ...


    By ProMinent GmbH

  • More Good News on a Bumper Apple Crop – Cone Bottom Tanks and Cider Production

    We’ve touched on this before, but according to the Financial Times, this year’s bumper apple crop is going from strength to strength. Often an anxious time of year for cider makers, this years crop eases the supply pressures for manufacturers trying to keep pace with this rapid growth category, worth about £3bn and set to grow to circa £3.7bn by 2017, according to market ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • Advantages of the combined use of Bi-On and 1-MCP

    The removal of ethylene by Bi-On during coldstorage in Controlled Atmosphere of Bramley apple treated with 1-MCP reduces the risk of scald, according to a recent study conducted in Ireland (Sean Mac an tSaoir, John Mansfield, Frances Ward and Suzanne Johnston, AFBI horticulture Loughgall). Due to the prohibition of the anti-scalding agent DPA, the aim of the trial was to find alternatives to the ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Fruit And Vegetable Juice

    APPLE JUICE Apple juice in the press process will bring a lot of impurities in pulp, pectin, starch, plant fiber, microorganisms, bacteria, and other impurities. Thus, it's not easy to produce apple juice concentrate through traditional methods. Due to high sugar content in apple juice, microorganisms and bacteria are easy to breed which makes apple juice fermentation ferment and deteriorate. ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

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