McIntyre Fruit visit 2020

A beautiful bunch of cherries
A beautiful bunch of cherries
Cherries protected in the tree
Cherries protected in the tree
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The cherries are ll grown in polytunnels
The cherries are ll grown in polytunnels
Matthew McIntyre
Matthew McIntyre
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A 'high tech' solution to catching wasps designed by a Bulgarian agronomist
A 'high tech' solution to catching wasps designed by a Bulgarian agronomist
The cherry orchard sits on the highest ground to get the latest fruit.
The cherry orchard sits on the highest ground to get the latest fruit.
These are new trees on a temporary structure, they will be trained to grow at a 45 degree angle.
These are new trees on a temporary structure, they will be trained to grow at a 45 degree angle.
The pack house in Blairgowrie
The pack house in Blairgowrie
The grader is from STAS
The grader is from STAS
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The cherries are graded on colour, size and quality. 
The cherries are graded on colour, size and quality. 
Reinier Wernsen - Operations Director of Blairgowrie Fruit Packers Ltd.
Reinier Wernsen - Operations Director of Blairgowrie Fruit Packers Ltd.
Each cherry is photographed 
Each cherry is photographed 
The cherries are sorted into nine different lines
The cherries are sorted into nine different lines
Elips technology photographs the fruit.
Elips technology photographs the fruit.
The packhouse has had perspex screens installed to make it COVID safe for the workers.
The packhouse has had perspex screens installed to make it COVID safe for the workers.
Matthew and the new hydrocooler
Matthew and the new hydrocooler
The hydrocooler cools the cherries in 3-4 hours, so the fruit can now be picked and packed same day.
The hydrocooler cools the cherries in 3-4 hours, so the fruit can now be picked and packed same day.
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