Food News 2022

Jacob Hobbel

TOMRA Food appoints first global category director for vegetables and fruit

TOMRA Food continues to sharpen its focus on sorting and peeling solutions precisely tailored to food categories 

How Seed and Grain Processors can profit from the latest sorting technologies

The increasing global demand for seeds and grains, including seed corn and coffee beans, is a great opportunity for food processors to swell their revenue streams.
Eco Steam Peeling Line

How the best steam peelers can significantly reduce food waste on Vegetable Processing Lines

When peeling vegetables, many processing lines waste huge amounts of food – and potential revenue. With modern peeling machines, however, this can be prevented, while also reducing energy costs and water consumption. Eamonn Cullen, Marketing Manager Peeling at TOMRA Food, explains how.
Christian Tougaard_Regional Sales Director EMEA_TOMRA Food

TOMRA Food appoints new regional Sales Director EMEA for TOMRA Processed Food

Christian Tougaard joins the company to lead TOMRA Processed Food sales in the EMEA region
Paul Slupecki

Paul Slupecki appointed as head of TOMRA Fresh Food

For the new leader of TOMRA’s business area specializing in fresh fruit and vegetables, the priorities are customer-centricity and developing the business’ global presence
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TOMRA Food welcomes ICOEL as an integrated business partner

New partnership will strengthen and simplify customer support for Fruit Packers
TOMRA 5C optical sorting machine

TOMRA 5C optical sorting machine wins prestigious Japan Food Journal award

The award’s judges applaud how, by using digital tools and AI technology, TOMRA Food has advanced food sorting accuracy and efficiency
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How modern grading and packing solutions enable blueberry packhouses to gain and retain competitiveness

For blueberry businesses, this is a time of change. Global demand is climbing. Production is increasing. New growing regions are gaining market strength. And consumers’ quality expectations are rising. All these changes mean that growers and packhouses must now be more productive and efficient than ever before.
Food sustainability

Why the food industry needs to think about sustainability

When businesses behave with sustainability, it’s not only society that benefits – this can also help bring in new business. Stefaan Kennis, Director of Strategy, Market Intelligence and Sustainability at TOMRA Food, explains why - and how technologies can make this easy.
Michel Picandet

TOMRA Talks Food - All things Food with Michel Picandet

Michel Picandet, Head of TOMRA Food, touches on topics like food safety and transformation. He talks about his daily routine, favorite dishes, and what he learned in China. But most of all: he gives you a unique insight into the mission he sees for TOMRA Food in the world around us. Be inspired and inspire in return!
Jessica Brennan

TOMRA Talks Food - The drumbeat of transformation with Jessica Brennan

Jessica Brennan, Head of Transformation and Communications at TOMRA Food, onboarded about one year ago while TOMRA Food was … yep … as if it were written in the stars … in full transformation. While she explains to us that it’s all about people: involving everybody in the story, making sure we keep the big picture in scope and create room for (more female) leadership, we also get to know why an Australian aeronautical engineer ends up on Belgian soil (was she not aiming for Mars???). Her biggest piece of advice: ‘Be yourself, be bold, and speak up’.
David Coupez

TOMRA Talks Food - Why a Culture of Customer Centricity is Vital

David Coupez, Customer Centricity, Enablement and ACE (Advanced Customer Engagement) Program Lead, is joining us in the TOMRA Talks Food studio to look at the past, present and future of TOMRA Food. A peculiar conversation on TOMRA as a technological innovator at the core and how to balance that with smart Customer Engagement actions to keep ahead of the customer revolution. His piece of advice: 'Don't be afraid to use your creativity'.
James Lynch Area Sales Manager for Citrus

Sharpening its category focus, TOMRA Food appoints new sales manager for citrus

New appointment in California reflects TOMRA's regional and global commitment to tailoring its solutions to food categories' specialized needs
Spectrim machine sorting avocados

TOMRA Food, keynote sponsor of the upcoming global avocado congress, spotlights how packhouses can meet current and future challenges

Ahead of the new online event for the global avocado industry, TOMRA spotlights solutions for growers and packhouses who are under pressure to increase throughputs – and whose next big challenge will be higher expectations of product quality
TOMRA apple sorting

How TOMRA sorting and grading solutions can help apple packhouses meet operational challenges - and protect customers’ brand reputations

Damien Gibson, Global Category Director Apples at TOMRA Food, analyzes in this article the challenges faced by apple packhouses and explains how TOMRA Food’s solutions allow them to reduce the labor required for sorting whilst significantly improving the consistency, accuracy, and packout of the sorted product.
TOMRA every resource counts

TOMRA Food publishes new e-book to help processors and packers turn data from sorting machines into greater profitability

Free-to-download publication spotlights how sorting data can now be easily accessed and understood to gain commercial advantage
TOMRA Food dog treat

TOMRA Food: high yield and waste minimizing sorting solutions

With TOMRA’s new sensor-based sorting technologies, Pet Food manufacturers and producers of animal by-products will be able to reach new levels of efficiency, food safety and product quality.
TOMRA 5C sorting machine

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TOMRA Food has just celebrated its 50th anniversary with all teams around the globe. The company is leading the resource revolution with intelligent, game-changing products that improve yields and minimize waste. In addition to more sustainability, this also means increased cost efficiency and protection of the brand image benefitting customers in the meat and poultry processing industry. The leading manufacturer of sensor-based sorting machines will present its digitally supported portfolio at the IFFA trade show from May 14th to 19th, 2022 in Frankfurt.
TOMRA Food at Fruit Logistica Berlin

TOMRA Food reveals new brand strategy, celebrates 50th anniversary, and launches new packing and sorting solutions

Wide-ranging announcements made today at leading international trade show

TOMRA Food launches premium sorting machine with BSI technology for IQF vegetables and fruit 

In this new application, the TOMRA 5C makes final quality checks on the line with superior sorting efficiency, higher yields, higher capacity, and the benefits of big-data analysis
TOMRA every resource counts

TOMRA Food announces new brand strategy, affirming its future direction and broader role in society

New tagline recognizes how TOMRA Food and its customers can work together to improve global food production; legacy brands integrated into one TOMRA Food brand; new talent to be attracted to build on market leadership

De Marchi

The De Marchi group is a standard-setter in fruit and vegetable production in Brazil and a successful exporter. This business invests in the best practices and processes to ensure safe, healthy, and tasty products. To further increase product quality, and to raise the level of automation on its processing line, the group recently acquired its first TOMRA 5B sorting and grading machine.
Douyuan Food5


Processing many different types of frozen vegetables, this Chinese business has doubled efficiency and increased productivity by adopting two optical sorters, including the laser-equipped TOMRA 5B.
Lamb Weston machine installation

steam peeling solutions

Eamonn Cullen, Market Manager Peeling at TOMRA Food, analyzes in this article the market situation and some of the challenges faced by potato processors, such as reducing food waste and energy use in the processing line, and explains how TOMRA Food addresses these issues.
TOMRA 50 years

TOMRA celebrates50th anniversary by announcing world without waste mission

TOMRA, the global provider of advanced collection and sorting solutions, celebrates its 50th anniversary today. Each of the Group’s four divisions - Collection, Food, Recycling and Mining – marked the milestone by declaring a collective mission for the future to “transform how we all obtain, use and reuse the planet’s resources to enable a world without waste.”