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Italy: Improved range of machinery for fresh-cut fruit
Fresh-cut fruit is becoming increasingly popular however, because of its fragile nature, it is difficult to find machinery that was specifically designed to handle it, and the majority of it is simply adapted.Tutatti srl has just improved its range of machinery, as over the years the company developed a.....
AQANAT®: a novel sanitation technology for post harvest processing
AQANAT LTD has developed an innovative water treatment technology for sanitation and the reuse (zero discharge) of wash water in Agri-Food post-harvest processing. First generation product AQANAT® biowater, specific for citrus pack house dip tanks, can be easily integrated with existing washing equipment......
Frank van Kleef and SIGN work on polydome in De Lier
Fruit, vegetables and animals under one roof
Stichting Innovatie Glastuinbouw Nederland (Association of Innovation in Greenhouse technology) is working on a concept in which the cultivation of fruit, vegetables and mushrooms and keeping animals is all done in one greenhouse. In Frank van Kleef's Boerengoedkas in De Lier, a test project will start in.....
Created by the CRA-ACM of Acireale (Sicily)
Italy: Salvo Laudani launches Mandared - red flesh tangerines
In 2014 Oranfrizer will introduce various innovations - the Bior organic fruit juice line, multilingual packaging and, last but not least, Mandated, red flesh tangerines."It is a new hybrid obtained by crossing Nules clementines (female parent, 2x) and Tarocco oranges (male parent, 4x) and it is the patented.....
strong air flow minimises loss of cool air
New MJ Pronk location fitted with Air in Motion air doors
Trading company MJ Pronk has been at the new location at ABC Westland for a week and a half now. The new location has been fitted with air doors by Air in Motion. The 'invisible' doors keep climate zoned separated through a very strong flow of air.MJ Pronk's new location at ABC WestlandNew location"We are.....
Taking produce track and trace to the 'cloud'
What are your choices to protect your business and maximize your profit?Flex²B (Flexible-to-Business solution by Oryx for the fruit and vegetable industry) announces that almost everyone can now afford a solution with the latest technology. And Oryx will demonstrate this at Fruit Logistica in Hall 6.2 Stand.....
Plasma technology protect pears against rot
With retailers looking more critically at the quality of the products they put on their shelves, growers have added a protective coating to extend shelf life, but so far this system has not been completely successful.Jan Hoefnagels from Agrotrade De Leye bv has been using TNO's knowledge of plasma technology.....
Roveg introduces coconut opener
Roveg introduces, as a specialist in exotics, a coconut opener at the Fruit Logistica. With a simple motion it is possible to make a hole in the soft eye of the coconut to allow the coconut milk to run out. With a few hard blows the coconut will split open. In more than 95% of the cases the nut.....
Spain: Recyclable specs made from citrus waste
A group of researchers from the technological centres AIDO, AIMPLAS and AINIA have been working for the past year in the development of a new plastic material that will make it possible to manufacture 100% biodegradable spectacles entirely from agro-food waste generated by the fruit and juice industry.The.....
Italy: An innovative machine to reducing Psa risk to kiwis
Officine Mingozziis a company manufacturing machinery for weed control and the disinfection of crops. It was selected for the tender issued by Enama thanks to its project to disinfect and reclaim land for kiwis thanks to an instantaneous warm up of pruned wood, thus reducing the risk of.....
Up to 20% more harvest yields with Kleeschulte grow bags
The German company Kleeschulte from Buren (North Rhine - Westphalia), has scored market points with their sustainable 'grow-bags' for vegetables. Not only is the ecologically valuable vegetable substrate good for the environment, but extensive testing by the bureaus for the Environment, Agriculture and.....