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Combined processes with combi-protec generally approved

Innovative combat against Cherry-Vinegar-Fly

Combi-protec, a new product for fruit and wine producers to reduce their use of pesticides by up to 97%, has been approved. Residues after usage are only 1-10% of the allowed maximum. One liter combi-protec is combined with approximately 3% of the regular insecticide quantities and spread with around 20 liters.....

California

Automatic lettuce thinners reduce labour costs

Over the past few years, Californian agriculture has been affected by the lack of labour, so much so that finding new solutions for thinning, weeding, irrigation and harvesting operations became imperative for lettuce producers in the Salinas Valley. Thinning is an especially demanding operation, as it is.....

Marco introduces new quality control tools to boost productivity

During the CPMA in Toronto recently, Marco, a company which provides technology solutions for manufacturing and packing operations promoted their latest two products, the quality Control Module (QCM) and the Production Data Display (PDD). QCMThe QCM is a configurable handheld system that ensures structured,.....

Automatic brute line for potato processor in Asia

Tolma-Grisnich has developed a brute weight installation for a large potato processor in Asia. This advanced automatic brute line determines the quality during the harvest of a party of potatoes in various manners. The brute weight line consists of the following parts:Salt bathIn this bath 'floaters' are.....

Delivery to Russia

New potato production line by Kronen

The new Kronen processing line, which has been recently installed at the retail chain, Lenta, in St. Petersburg, processes up to 600 kilograms per hour.Lenta is one of the biggest retail chains in Russia and the second largest hyper-market chain in the country. Lenta operates 195 hyper-markets in 78 cities,.....