Processing > Fruit & vegetables

Sormac Pulstar flotation washer for leafy vegetables

01 May, 2017

The Sormac Pulstar flotation washer for leafy vegetables has a 20% lower water capacity than the previous version of the product, leading to a considerable daily saving in water consumption.


Urschel TranSlicer 2510 Cutter

26 April, 2017

The TranSlicer 2510 Cutter features several interchangeable 635 mm-diameter cutting wheels (slicing, crinkle slicing, shredding and julienne) to produce a full range of slices, shreds and julienne cuts.


Aussie Apples partners with Netball Australia in sponsorship deal

13 March, 2017

Horticulture Innovation Australia has signed a three-year $600,000 contract with Netball Australia, securing exposure for Aussie Apples at elite international matches and local games across the nation.


Industry rallies to support Adelaide growers affected by 2016 floods

15 February, 2017

In late 2016, almost 300 growers and an estimated 1500 ha of land in South Australia's Northern Adelaide Plains were significantly impacted by severe weather conditions and flooding, with damage and losses estimated at around $50 million.


Vegetable industry targets 40% export growth

03 February, 2017

A new strategy devised for Australia's vegetable industry aims to increase the value of vegetable exports to $315 million by 2020, a rise of 40%.


Key Technology VERYX digital sorters for processed potatoes

24 November, 2016

Key Technology has introduced VERYX digital sorters for potato strips and specialty potato products.


Horticulture Code of Conduct needs "significant" changes: ACCC

04 November, 2016

A report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has highlighted the Horticulture Code of Conduct as an area of particular concern in the horticulture and viticulture industries.


Florigo conti-pro PC 3 fryer

28 October, 2016

Florigo (from tna) has launched the conti-pro PC 3 fryer, a continuous potato chip fryer that features opti-flow technology which optimises the oil flow through the kettle.


Ireland issues guidelines to improve safety of produce

17 October, 2016

Ireland has made available new information to assist growers with the safe production of fresh produce on farms.


TOMRA acquires NZ's Compac

17 October, 2016

TOMRA Sorting Solutions has acquired New Zealand company Compac Holding Ltd for NZ$70m.


AUSVEG and PMA-ANZ announce dates for joint event

23 September, 2016

AUSVEG and PMA Australia-New Zealand Limited have announced the details of their joint convention.


Huge horticulture show planned for 2017

19 September, 2016

AUSVEG and PMA Australia-New Zealand Limited (PMA-ANZ) have agreed to present a joint industry conference and trade show in 2017.


Showcasing Australian produce in Asia

12 September, 2016

A group of vegetable growers has flown the flag for the Australian industry at Asia Fruit Logistica, held in Hong Kong from 7–9 September.


Meeting increasing consumer demand for healthier snacks with innovative processing technologies

12 September, 2016 by Arnaud Jansse, food technologist, Florigo (from tna)

As the trend towards 'better-for-you' products gains momentum, the demand for innovative processing technologies is delivering healthier snacks.


Textural changes of IQF fruits and vegetables during freezing

07 September, 2016

People often ask themselves about the changes of texture in IQF fruits and vegetables and whether the freezing process means a loss in nutrients. Here are the answers.


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