QUALITY VS QUANTITY? HOW FOOD BUSINESSES CAN INCREASE MARGINS AND REDUCE RISK

What matters more for food businesses, quality and safety or quantity? The long-standing consensus among food growers, packers and processors is that quality is crucial. Delivering a high-quality product – uniform in size, shape and color and free from contamination, foreign materials and damaged items. Delivering a safe quality product results in maintained consumer trust and maximized sales and profits, whilst ensuring the brand is protected.

TOMRA FOOD STRIVES TO BE ‘ONE-STOP SHOP’ IN SORTING AND GRADING TECHNOLOGIES

Recently we announced the acquisition of BBC Technologies, a New Zealand-based company specializing in precision grading systems and filling solutions for blueberries and other small fruits. The Packer spoke with Mike Riley, Head of TOMRA Food Grading, to gain more insight on the reasons behind the acquisition and the value this move brings to the supply chain market. 

Partnering for growth: How an Italian salad producer has reduced risk and delivered greater value to customers

Orto Bellina is an Italian family business that provides salads to the Italian, Swedish and German markets. Started by Fulvio Bellina with his wife and sons in 2001, the company operates out of the beautiful rural setting of Gorlago in the province of Bergamo. They produce what they call “biological” salads which are not treated with chemical agents, but produced with natural inputs; both unwashed and washed, which is ready to be dressed and eaten. The company prides itself on high quality, naturally produced products and is well-known for this. As the company has grown, so have the challenges around food safety, quality, reliability and sorting.

TOMRA EXPANDS GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

KOBLENZ, GERMANY, 8 May 2018 – Today, premier sorting software and hardware developer and manufacturer, TOMRA, announces the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital for TOMRA Sorting Solutions. In this role, Felix is leading TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ rapidly developing capabilities in digital technology and building a team of innovators to support this progress.

TOMRA FOOD WINS GOLDEN MEDAL AT ANUGA FOODTEC

TOMRA's FatScan was awarded with the Golden FT Fleisherei Technik Meat Technology trophy at Anuga Foodtec 2018 in Cologne.

28 March 2018

TOMRA FOOD LAUNCHES DUTCH WEBSITE

TOMRA Food has launched a Dutch version of its mobile-friendly website. The new version provides essential and informative online content to its Dutch-speaking customer base in Belgium and The Netherlands. More specifically, visitors have access to TOMRA’s latest news, product innovations, brochures, customer testimonials, videos, event updates and much more.

29 March 2018

TOMRA Food wins silver medal at the International FoodTec Award

TOMRA’s user interface TOMRA ACT has been named a silver winner in the 2018 International FoodTec Award, organised by the DLG (German Agricultural Society).

22 February 2018

Digital standards urgently needed to modernize the food supply chain

TOMRA Food Launches Farm-to-Fork Pan-Industry Working Groups.

08 February 2018

Explore food processing facilities in virtual reality

TOMRA Sorting Food, the global leader in sorting and peeling solutions, brings virtual reality (VR) to Fruit Logistica 2018. The VR application enables tradeshow attendees to travel around a simulated food processing environment and see the TOMRA 5A and TOMRA 5B in action. This interactive experience is available at the TOMRA booth B-15 in Hall 5.1.

05 February 2018