Fruit Handling Articles

  • 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 ...


    By Unitec S.p.A.

  • Irrigation and Nutrition

    Mike, our Agronomist, was recently asked a few questions about irrigation and nutrition for a magazine.  What quality parameters can be influenced (fruit size, flavour, firmness, shelf life, etc.)? All crop quality parameters can be enhanced through correct use of nutrition. Having the ideal strength and balance of nutrients at all stages of the crop cycle ...


    By Hortifeeds

  • Pulp Molding Machine

    Configuration:semi-automatic and fully automatic configuration Raw material:scrap paper, waste cardboard, newspaper, sugarcane pulp, bamboo pulp, bagasse pulp board, rice stalk pulp, reed pulp etc. Final product:bottle tray, wine tray, inner package tray, disposable medical urinal tray, paper bed pan, seeding tray, fruit container, garden pot, cosmetic packaging, food container, egg & fruit ...

  • Production of bio organic fertilizer

    An organic fertilizer production line can not only meet the needs of the local fertilizer, but also meet the needs of the surrounding market. Bio organic fertilizer is widely used in farmland, fruit trees, flowers, landscaping, high-grade lawn, soil improvement and other fields, with good results. The state ...

  • Intelligent raspberry harvest

    If you read this article this means that you are either already involved or planing to be involved in raspberry growing bussines. This article wil help you understend ideaa of harvesting technology raspberries growing without supports. NATALIA-V  and NATALKA are designed to harvest fruit for processing industry and freezing. Harvesting  ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Microcrystalline Wax

    As a professional wax manufacturer, we have microcrystalline wax for sale!KH Paraffin Wax ...

  • PESTICIDE AND ANTIBIOTICS RESIDUES IN FOOD - TOMATOES USED AS AN EXAMPLE

    POLLUTANTS CONTAMINATE FOODSTUFFS Residues of drugs or transformation products of those are often found in human excretions. Also leftovers of drugs are often thoughtlessly discarded into the wastewater by the public. The drawn from the wastewater sewage sludge is partially distributed as fertilizer onto fields. It is also common knowledge that antibiotics are added to animal feed. Remainders ...


    By Fritsch Milling and Sizing

  • Food Transport Trucks

    Food Transport Truck is mostly designed for food reselling or different kinds of food material transportation, which including Mobile Food Truck/Trailer, Refrigerated Truck/Trailer, Milk Tank Truck/Trailer, milk transport trucks for sale.   Food transport trucks by functions Mobile Food Truck is a truck ...

  • Microcrystalline Wax

    KH Paraffin Wax 80MFeatures: Fine microcrystalline structure with partial linear structure as paraffin wax, High flexibilityApplications: Rubber protective wax; Medium melting point hotmelt adhesives for bookbinding; Fruit coating; Packaging, paper and corrugated board coating; Inks and Toners.Our waxes have been exported to Japan, Europe, North America, Brazil, New Zealand, and 20 other ...

  • Castle Rock Vineyards Case Study

    Castle Rock Vineyards is a family-owned operation that grows, packs and ships fruit around the world. As part of their commitment to their customers and the environment, they wanted to offset their carbon footprint and lower costs at their Delano, California facility by using renewable solar power. REC Solar built a 1.13 megawatt system adjacent to the cold storage facility. The Castle Rock ...


    By REC Solar

  • Tree Top – Case Study

    Tree top are a cooperative of growers transforming their excess and unattractive fruit into delicious products. They partnered with TOMRA for their sorting solutions to ensure that their products are safe for families to enjoy. The Selah based company is saving more than 800 million pounds of fruit going to waste each ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Ethylene removal by chemisorption. Postharvest technology for kiwi

    Abstract  Iran ranks seventh in the world for kiwi production, with over 3200 MT produced in 2012. Kiwifruit can be stored for over 6 months under appropriate conditions, but fruit softening and fruit rots (Botrytis cinerea) can cause severe losses during cold storage, transit, distribution and ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Top 10 Tips To Improve Plant Quality

    1) Venting – it’s crucial to keep air movement and temperatures at the optimum levels. 2) Watering at the right times – and just importantly in the correct fashion! Make sure plants are grown nearby those with similar needs so plants with a need for a lot of water will be apart from those with dryer needs. 3) Keep roots strong – as fertilizers are applied and plants grow, ...

  • Post-Harvest Partner Meeting 2018

    After Fruit Logistica trade fair, Bioconservacion organised an international meeting in Barcelona with all its postharvest partners, the Postharvest Partner Meeting 2018. ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • 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

  • Correct management of ethylene levels could minimise or eliminate the need for refrigeration during the distribution chain of green bananas

    A recently published scientific article (Reduction of energy usage during storage and transport of bananas by management of exogenous ethylene levels, Wills et al; Postharvest Biology and Technology 89 (2014) 7-10) quantifies the relationship between the concentration of ethylene, temperature and green life of the Cavendish banana. The results demonstrate that an efficient ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • 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

  • On site at Northdown Orchard Organic Farm

    On Saturday 15th of October we were on site with Mike and the team at Northdown Orchard, an existing customer who was kind enough to show us around the farm and let us snap some great photos at his site in exchange for a morning demonstrating our latest stone burier on his tractor. About Northdown Orchard The organic farm is a family run affair and sits on a site of ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Picking your Navels

    Take Care Picking Your Navels Oleocellosis is rind damage usually in the form of spots or dark areas resulting from rough handling of fruit when picked in poor weather conditions (too cold or too wet). To minimise oleocellosis, harvest in the warmest part of the day and pick from the northern side of the tree first.  As a rough guide, ambient air temperatures should be above ...


    By GrowData Developments

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