Mar 4, 2021 3:29:08 PM
Since the dawn of JIT, manufacturing companies have strived for greater productivity, higher quality, and reduced costs. Some think that they have set the bar relatively high, or perhaps they are content with the height they have established themselves, but standards are continuing to rise, and complacency will not help them reach their potential.
There is a quote by Seth Godin that says: "You can raise the bar or wait for others to raise it, but it's getting raised regardless."
Mar 4, 2021 12:11:34 PM
Bola Surendra Kamath & Sons (BSK) started in the early 1940s when the enterprising Mr. Bola Raghavendra Kamath began trading commodities. He was successful in his business, yet still, a seed had been planted as Bola developed a particular interest in cashews. The years went by, and the seed continued to grow. He envisioned pioneering a prosperous cashew industry in the coastal city of Mangalore, and in 1958, it was time to take the first step in fulfilling his dream. This year is now etched in the history books, laying the foundation for the cashew processing industry in Mangalore, as Mr. Bola’s idea came to fruition.
Mar 4, 2021 11:39:07 AM
Traditionally, farmers could plan around what winter, spring, summer, and autumn would bring. They knew which crops to produce, the best time to plant, and who was buying. When it came to the weather, they had a good idea of what conditions to expect each season, literally writing the book on it in their annual publications that even today, are more accurate than the local meteorologist. Even still, the best almanac couldn’t have predicted chapters on unexpected market surges and social distancing protocols.
Mar 4, 2021 10:37:02 AM
Lamb Weston / Meijer is one of the most recognized companies in the global potato industry, with a rich and starched history. The company’s mission - Wellbeing through Potatoes - and their customer-focused modus operandi has earned them stripes serving Quick Service Restaurants, large food chains and retailers all over EMEA.
Feb 24, 2021 5:47:29 PM
RAISIN PRODUCTION LEADER OSMAN AKÇA A.Ş. IS THE FIRST IN TURKEY TO OWN THE NEW TOMRA 5C SORTING MACHINE
Since starting in the 1970s, Osman Akça A.Ş. has continually expanded the volumes handled by its raisin processing business. Since 1996 the company has set new industry standards using the most up-to-date sorting solutions offered by TOMRA Food. Today, operating as part of the Akça Holding group of businesses, Osman Akça is among the industry's leaders, with annual dried fruit exports worth $50 million.
Feb 16, 2021 10:57:03 AM
SCEA HERMANT has invested in a TOMRA 3A sorting machine to optimize the quality of potatoes and onions sold at fresh markets
For two years, SCEA HERMANT carefully considered acquiring a new optical sorter to sort and grade potato and onion crops prior to storage. The launch of the new TOMRA 3A convinced Loïc and Alain Hermant to make the investment. After the machine's first season, they are convinced they made the right decision.
Jan 28, 2021 2:39:00 PM
TOMRA Food announced today its new organization focused on two business areas, Fresh Food and Processed Food. This change creates a powerful organization, unique in the world, which brings together the most extensive technology portfolio, the widest array of Research & Development skills, and the strongest global footprint in the sector.
Jan 13, 2021 4:28:36 PM
Tuna processing is demanding, fiddly, and hugely labor intensive. So many people are involved in removing bones and scales from the fish, and in separating the differing colors and qualities of meat, that the risk of human errors is ever-present. So too are the risks of worker-related foreign materials, such as clothing fibers and strands of hair, falling into the product.
Jan 4, 2021 8:04:30 PM
In a booming agribusiness market, TOMRA Food has presented several solutions for the various segments of the food sector in Brazil. The Blizzard machine dedicated to frozen fruit and vegetable processors is the latest addition to its offering.