Behind the scenes of the Compac Sorter

Posted by Timothy Marshall on Mar 28, 2018 8:44:38 PM

Since the 1980s, Compac has been on the forefront of fresh produce sorting and grading technology. Today, we have installed over 6,000 lanes worldwide and provide sorting solutions for many of the globe’s largest growers and packhouses.

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Topics: Gentle Handling, Automation, Sorting Technology, Integration, Weighing, Sorter

How can you ensure a packhouse is providing the most value to you as a grower?

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Aug 30, 2017 11:32:33 AM

As a grower, it’s no longer about just growing the best fruit. Consumer and retail demands for safe quality produce is increasing, and produce brands looking to secure 365 day supply are increasing globalization efforts. This means that growers are in a great position to maximize their yield for greater returns. With greater export opportunities, it is vital that you send your fruit to a packhouse that enables you to make the most of these opportunities and allows you to maximize your return.

In this blog, I will discuss some key areas to consider when selecting the right packhouse to send your fruit to.

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Topics: Food Trust, Gentle Handling, Defect Sorting

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

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Dec 20, 2016 8:31:17 PM


Titan Farms is the largest peach grower on the east coast of the United States, with more than 5,000 acres of peaches in production. It is a fully integrated grower, packer and shipper of its fresh produce, shipping more than 150 million peaches annually.

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

Handle with care: maintaining produce quality from field to packhouse.

Posted by Gopinath Ravi on Apr 14, 2016 11:36:48 PM


When is a piece of produce at its best quality and condition within its consumable lifetime? At the orchard, right before it is picked off the tree. To maintain ‘field fresh’ quality from farm to supermarket shelf, produce must be handled gently throughout the packing process. 

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Topics: Gentle Handling