Titan Farms: The recognized benchmark for quality in the peach industry

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Dec 21, 2016 8:31:17 AM


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Topics: Customer Story, Spectrim, Gentle Handling, Data, Sizer, Integration

Integration: the fourth industrial revolution in the fresh produce industry

Posted by Aaron Croft on Aug 29, 2016 2:10:41 PM

Packhouses are packing more produce, more efficiently, than they ever have before. These productivity gains have come about through bigger, better, and more sophisticated machines from a range of different vendors, with Compac leading the charge in sorting and inspection systems.

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Topics: Data, Integration

Spectrim the perfect combination of sophistication and simplicity for packhouses

Posted by Dave Welch on Aug 29, 2016 2:05:47 PM

It’s been almost a year since Spectrim was launched in the market and in that time we’ve seen real success from our customers who have invested in the platform.

Spectrim’s ability to “grade above the line” is where the operator and packhouse are seeing business value. What is the line? The line is the grade which the packhouse is looking to reach. This grade could be the minimum USDA standard required for packhouses, or it can be the grade their customer's demand – the standard in which their brand promises and their consumers expect.

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Topics: Spectrim, Data

Fruit packing to packed lunch: the value of data in the fresh produce industry

Posted by Aaron Croft on Jul 28, 2016 8:00:07 AM


The demand for fresh produce is ballooning worldwide. Packhouses are busier than they’ve ever been in order to meet increased demand, while continuing to offer a wide range of products of different sizes and levels of quality inside innovative packaging. Despite the increased volumes, end consumers still expect the quality of every fruit to be consistently high — and whether or not these expectations are met can make or break brands.

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Topics: Data