Potato Processing Articles

  • Sorting, washing and bunker installation in Slovenia - Case Study

    A DT Dijkstra installation for potato processing will soon be installed at Stular in Naklo, Slovenia. During this project we will place a sorting, washing and bunker installation in a new hall. The ...


    By DT Dijkstra

  • Washing, sorting and packaging installation at Holland Potatoes - Case Study

    Installation for capacity increase Holland Potatoes Holland Potatoes has a lot of experience in growing and processing potatoes. After the decision to increase capacity, an installation was chosen in which it is possible to dry and / or wet clean ...


    By DT Dijkstra

  • What is the Market Prospect of Sweet Potato Deep Processing?

    Sweet potato is one of the world's major food crops and one of the four major crops in China. China is still in its infancy in the research and comprehensive development of the sweet potato utilization project. Most of the sweet potato products stay in the rough processing of sweet potato, sweet potato vermicelli and sweet potato starch. The value that sweet potato is not well known to most ...

  • Application of Starch Drying Machinery in Potato and Arrowroot Processing

    The starch material that has been dehydrated usually still contains a large amount of water. According to the nature of the starch material, the water content is generally between 35% and 45%. Dehydrated materials cannot be stored or transported for long periods of time. Drying is also a powdery shape, which has the characteristics of long drying time and not easy drying. In these cases, it is ...

  • Help You Quickly Understand the Potato Starch Equipment for Plant Construction

    1.Process 2.Production capacity Small-scale processing: 1.5-2 tons / hour, 3-4 tons / hour Medium-scale processing: 5-6 tons / hour, 6-8 tons / hour, 8-10 tons / hour Large-scale processing: 15-30 tons / hour The above processing amounts are based on the amount of processed fresh potatoes per hour. If the production volume of 7, 12, 20, 30, 50 tons of production is produced by the amount of ...

  • Principle and Process of Sweet Potato Starch Production

    Sweet potato, also known as sweet potato, sweet potato, hawthorn, red glutinous rice, etc., is an excellent raw material for starch processing. The sweet potato starch production process is actually a physical separation process, which separates the cellulose, protein, inorganic salts and other substances in the raw materials from the starch. In the production process, starch is separated from ...

  • How to Distinguish the Advantages and Disadvantages of Sweet Potato Starch?

    How to distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of sweet potato starch is a big problem for ordinary consumers. Based on years of research on sweet potato starch, GOODWAY sweet potato starch machine Engineering provides you with the following simple methods to help you easily identify the advantages and ...

  • Success Story Paturpat, Spain – Case Study

    The Orbit steam peeler system is highly qualified to peel different food products, such as potatoes, apples, carrots, sweet potatoes, pears, peaches and peppers. In this case, Paturpat has chosen the Orbit 250l model, because it offers high performance compared to other machines on the market for its objective: the production ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • How Do Potato Chips Stay So Fresh In The Bag?

    Chip bags have all that air in them for a valid reason — and it's not air, anyway, it's nitrogen gas.  ...

  • 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: Van Roey & Zonen, Belgium - Case Study

    Van Roey & Zonen is a family business specialising in the sorting and packing of potatoes and onions. The company has a particular focus on tasty Bintjes and waxy potatoes.  High quality is very important to the Van Roey family. That’s why they collect their potatoes directly from the farm and manage their own crate storage. This enables them to keep a close eye on the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success story, Kaida, China - Case Study

    After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China. The company’s products continue to become increasingly popular in countries with strict food safety regulations such as Japan, South Korea, Australia, the US and the member states of the EU. By incorporating a ...


    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

  • Advancements in chemistry are providing growers with flexibility when managing slug pressures in potato crops.

    Flexibility in slug control The mild and wet weather and lack of ground frosts seen this winter, means that being vigilant to slug activity will be key as we move into the potato planting season. Andrew Sprunt, Agrii’s Northern region potato technical agronomist, explains what growers can expect from the season ahead, and how to manage the potential impact at farm level, ...


    By Certis UK

  • 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

  • Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

    Location: Taber, Alberta, Canada • Sector: Food & Beverage The Client: Lamb-Weston is a division of ConAgra Limited—one of the largest potato processors in the world. The company operates several french fry processing plants. The Client’s Needs: Lamb-Weston required a wastewater treatment solution at its plant in Taber, Alberta, ...

  • Success Story Oerlemans, The Netherlands - Case Study

    Oerlemans Foods is one of the leading specialists in growing and processing frozen vegetables, potatoes and fruit. Oerlemans joined forces with TOMRA Sorting Solutions and decided to invest in a brand new steam peeling processing line. As a grower, food processor and supplier, Oerlemans specializes in freshly frozen vegetables, fruit and potato products. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Polyphenol oxidase activity and colour changes of peeled potato (cv. Monalisa) in vacuum

    Minimal processing of vegetables has some undesirable physiological consequences. The shelf life of peeled raw potatoes is limited by the onset of enzymatic browning at the cut surfaces. It is generally accepted that polyphenol oxidase (PPO) is the enzyme mainly responsible for this type of browning. This work aimed to study the effect of vacuum storage at 4?C on the colour, which is the main ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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