A Time for change: Technology in the fresh produce industry

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Apr 27, 2017 2:02:18 PM

The fresh produce industry is facing challenges that only technology can help resolve. In an age where we’re all technology adopters, we barely bat an eyelid at the incredible technological achievements humans are making globally. But when we stop to take a look, we’re making huge advancements in all areas and the fresh produce industry is certainly no exception.

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Topics: Spectrim, sorting technology

Repackers are faced with changing customer demands

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Apr 3, 2017 4:20:36 PM

Fresh produce contributes a healthy 30-60 percent of total grocery spending. It boosts foot traffic, drives strong brand equity and is a key differentiator for retailers competing in both physical and digital marketplaces.

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Topics: Repack, sorting technology

The 4 drivers of consolidated supply chains

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Apr 3, 2017 4:20:11 PM

Your business thrives on the fast turnaround of complex and rapidly changing orders for a huge variety of customers, produce types and packaging requirements.

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Topics: Automation, sorting technology

New technology to improve your weighing accuracy

Posted by Gopinath Ravi on Jan 25, 2017 5:15:57 PM

One of the core functions of a packhouse is the accurate and precise weighing of produce for subsequent packing and distribution. Modern packhouses commonly utilize electronic sorting equipment to increase throughput and reduce costs. Within your packhouse, having an accurate, precise set of “weighing scales” is critical to ensure maximum yield through minimized giveaway, and to protect your brand by guaranteeing that every bag meets your customer's target weight requirements.

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Topics: sorting technology, Weighing