Potato Storage Articles

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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

  • What’s your potato storage strategy?

    With potato harvest nearing completion, the challenge will now be to maintain the condition of the crop, right up until supply to the customer. “It’s really worth stopping to consider that what you put into storage, is reflective of what you get out post-storage,” explains Morley Benson of Certis. “By this, I mean the quality of potatoes going into store, as well as the ...


    By Certis UK

  • 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 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

  • Biological hydrogen production: effects of inoculation and production media

    In this work inoculation media are selected as potato, glycerine and milk to investigate the best storage condition that is important to maintain microorganism activity and stable hydrogen production performance. Cheese whey, potato and enriched potato (with additional glucose and CaCO3) are used as the production media and their hydrogen production results are compared in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Modern food supply technology `key to affordable food`

    The modernisation of farm-to-market supply chains is important for increasing farmers' income, alleviating poverty, cutting food waste and improving the affordability of food staples, according to the authors of a book. The Quiet Revolution in Staple Food Value Chains: Enter the Dragon, the Elephant, and the Tiger is a joint ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • Introgession of wild species germplasm with extreme resistance to cold sweetening into the cultivated potato

    Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) breeders are interested in developing chipping cultivars that can be stored at cold temperatures to reduce storage losses and increase profitability for potato producers. Commercial cultivars accumulate reducing sugars during cold storage, resulting in unacceptably dark chips when processed. In this study, we have identified diploid wild Solanum species accessions ...

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