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AU grower says he's locked out of Middle East because of AU bureaucracy
Nick Tana of Sumich told a trade hearing that the Middle East Market could be lucrative again for vegetables, but for the ruling on a micro-organism as pest..Please click here for the audio report from abc.net.au.
India: Mahindra’s ‘Arjun Novo’ hits the road
Mahindra and Mahindra on Tuesday launched its next generation tractor ‘Arjun Novo’, designed on an entirely new platform by Mahindra Research Valley, the company’s research facility in Chennai. The tractor, positioned in sub 60 HP (Horsepower) category, does promise a slew of features like air-conditioned.....
AVR to demonstrate Puma Varioweb at Potato Europe 2014
During Potato Europe 2014 in Bockerode, near Hannover, AVR will demonstrate its lightweight harvester: the Puma+ with the patented Varioweb cleaning system. Also new to the gamma is the crop handling machinery, formerly known as Climax, which will also be demonstrated.AVR will be demonstrating three.....
Friday, 26th September 2014
Germany: In-house exhibition & customer day at KRONEN in Kehl am Rhein
This year, Kronen Nahrungsmitteltechnik is once again arranging an in-house exhibition for customers and interested parties – on Friday, 26th September 2014.GEWA XL Washing machine „High capacity“."At this Kronen customer day we offer to all participants an extensive program with practical insights into.....
Netherlands: Joosten increases output with Herbert machine
Herbert Engineering, one of the leaders in root crop handling systems, has supplied a new washing line to a specialist Dutch carrot grower to improve quality and throughput.Joosten is a family business from North Limburg in the Netherlands, which, for many years, has focused on farming and freshpack,.....
Tulare County firm builds solution for odd-shaped produce
Exeter Engineering has developed the Sidewinder, a produce-sorting machine that uses a high-speed, high-definition camera and LED lighting system for sorting irregular shaped vegetables such as bell peppers. Exeter Engineering has developed the Sidewinder, a produce-sorting machine that uses a high-speed,.....
Tibo Blokker supplying to America, Russia and Poland in past months
A lot of international demand for extraction and filtration systems
In the agricultural sector, dusty barns and warehouses are not uncommon. Is this something we should just accept, under the guise of 'it's just a part of it', or can we truly do something about it? Tibo Blokker specializes in supplying extraction and dust removing solutions. Because for both large and small.....
Ellips strengthens its position as a global provider of grading and sorting solutions
The North American market is becoming increasingly important for Ellips, a leading supplier of optical and internal quality solutions used for the grading and sorting of fruit and vegetables. For this reason, Ellips recently opened Ellips USA which is headquartered in the state of Washington. Through this.....
Better price and shelf life through hydro cooling
This season, the cherries marketed through BelOrta in Borgloon, Belgium, are hydro-cooled by the auction itself. The auction also invested in an electronic sorting system for cherries. A large investment, in accord with the future vision of the auction, explains Jos Craemers. "We see the cherry acreage.....
Automatic pome, stonefruit thinning closer to reality
Thinning of pome and stonefruits automatically may be nearing reality for producers as international research moves the procedures closer to commercial orchards.“Feasible and cost effective thinning machines studied in recent years are being demonstrated,” said Belgium researcher Josse De Baerdemaeker......
US (CA): Work force cut as prototype proves itself with almond sorting
Brown-skinned almonds pour like a waterfall from one conveyor belt to another and pass under a strip of bright lights. A robotic head poised over the belt waits for any almond-size rocks, twigs or discoloured nuts to move into range, then darting down, right and left, vacuums up the culls and airlifts them.....
vine tomatoes, ginger, grapes, etc
TDW scales for fruit and vegetables
LRE Weegtechniek presents the TDW scales for weighing set packaging weight in fruit and vegetables (vine tomatoes, ginger, grapes, etc). The TDW and TSDW are multihead scales for sorting and combining set weights with various numbers in a certain packaging. A compact and portable solution for manual.....
New in rentals: first mobile box washer
Say goodbye to months of spraying boxes with the high pressure washer. Engineering company Deprez from the Belgian Ichtegem has been renting out a fully automatic, mobile box washer as of recently. The Octopus mobile box washer cleans an average of 50 wooden or plastic boxes per hour, dependent on their.....
New low-cost Air Cleaner Inspection Conveyor Combo for blueberries
The Econo Air Cleaner Inspection Conveyor, Lakewood Process Machinery’s newest addition to the company’s lower-cost “Econo” line of berry packing equipment, is hitting high marks with the first machine placed at a blueberry grower’s facility in Washington earlier this year. The 30” wide combo unit is.....