The multi-tool of the packhouse

Posted by Andrew Hall on Jun 6, 2016 9:34:55 PM

Reduce fruit damage, lower your labor costs, and maximise your uptime.

In today’s competitive fruit packing environment, fresh produce brands must find creative ways to extract maximum value from every piece of fruit on every tree.

Nature is unpredictable and packhouses must expand their sorting resolution to ensure quality and value maximisation. With today’s sorting technology, field run fruit can be broken down into an infinite number of grades and sizes. Some packhouses have as many as 13 size breaks and 4 quality grades, giving as many as 52 different pack-outs. And this is before we start to look at different packaging types.

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Topics: Packing