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Our sorting, peeling and process analytics machines are used all over the world. Don't just take our word for it. Hear what our customers have to say and read some of their testimonials to discover how TOMRA can support you with increasing your reliability and product quality.

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07 May 2018

Tann Marchtrenk, Austria

TANN Marchtrenk, Austria’s largest producer of meat products, uses the TOMRA QVision as part of its innovative fat analysis. As a result, the in-line fat analysis process is improved and optimized to deliver a uniformly high-quality product. With 1,000 employees, the company produces specialty meat and sausage in six regional plants exclusively for the 1,600 locations of Austrian supermarket, SPAR. The production plant, which was originally built in Marchtrenk in 1978 and connected to the regional centre of the SPAR Österreich Group there, was extended several times and completely renewed in 2005.

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07 May 2018

Paturpat, Spain

Paturpat, a company specialised in processing and marketing steamed potatoes, has opted for TOMRA's Orbit steam peeler, because of the advantages it offers during the peeling process and to the final result.

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26 April 2018

Turpan Hongyu Foodstuff Co., China

Turpan Hongyu Foodstuff Co., Ltd. specializes in the processing of high quality raisins, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and walnuts, to ensure food safety and eliminate cross-contamination. Over 90 percent of business revenue comes from export markets. Turpan Hongyu is one of China’s food exporters that benefits from TOMRA’s effective sorting solutions. Because of its utilization of TOMRA, the company reports year-on-year continuous revenue growth.

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13 December 2017

Begro, Belgium

From Belgium, family business Begro explains how TOMRA has helped it live up to its motto of 'Great taste in frozen foods'.

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10 November 2017

Orka Tarim, Turkey

Orka Tarim is company based in Manisa, Turkey, which was established in 1994 following decades of dried grape production and trade by the Orka family.

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08 November 2017

La Morena, Mexico

Check out our latest customer video, this time with La Morena in Mexico, to find out how we help them reduce product waste and improve profitability while sorting jalapenos and peppers.

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02 November 2017

Cwood, South Korea

Cwood is a business which has specialized in the production of seasoned seaweed for over ten years. Situated in Gimpo, to the east of Seoul, the company has four main products, Homeplus, Lotte Mart, Nonghyup and Choroc.

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02 November 2017

Fevita, Hungary

Fevita Hungary Zrt is the country’s largest frozen food producer and a leading global exporter, with 200 employees processing more than 32,000 tons of vegetables every year.

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02 November 2017

Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, Portugal

Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, a family business located in the municipality of Mira (Portugal) dedicated to the trade of bagged potatoes and onions, purchased a Sentinel II optical food sorter from TOMRA. This machine is equipped with the latest pulsed LED technology for sorting food at a higher speed than earlier models.

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28 June 2017

Hsufuchi Foods, Nestlé, China

Aflatoxin is a major issue for Chinese food manufacturers and processors. Food exporters face even more challenges, as products exceeding the aflatoxin level imposed by import countries can often be rejected, which can have a negative impact on the brand image.

As the global pioneer in food safety assurance technology, TOMRA has been collaborating with global and Chinese food brands to increase public awareness of the potentially lethal effects of aflatoxin. At the same time, TOMRA strives to reduce food safety risks in the processing lines by continually advancing its sensor-based sorting technology.

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06 June 2017

Van Roey & Zonen, Belgium

Van Roey & Zonen is a family business specialising in the sorting and packing of potatoes and onions. The company has a particular focus on tasty Bintjes and waxy potatoes. 

High quality is very important to the Van Roey family. That’s why they collect their potatoes directly from the farm and manage their own crate storage. This enables them to keep a close eye on the entire process. In order to meet the customer’s ever stricter requirements, and to reduce the accompanying workload, Van Roey & Zonen decided to seek a new partner for the optical sorting of their potatoes.

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25 April 2017

Kaida, China

After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China. The company’s products continue to become increasingly popular in countries with strict food safety regulations such as Japan, South Korea, Australia, the US and the member states of the EU.

By incorporating a complete product value chain including R&D, farming, post- harvest processing and sales, Kaida has become an expert in processing fruits and potatoes. It is also recognized as a distinguished high-tech company with a number of labels in the Chinese agricultural processing industry.

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10 March 2017

Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen, USA

For the past 43 years, Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen has supplied high quality salads and side dishes, using only premium ingredients including locally grown potatoes and fresh vegetables. Based in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the business places great emphasis on the quality of its raw materials - ensuring its products are fresh - and looks to exceed expectations.

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01 March 2017

Kangfa Food, China


Kangfa Food, a Chinese canned fruit and vegetable production company, attaches great importance to food quality. That is why the company has introduced various measures to control food quality throughout the entire processing chain, starting from the source.

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28 December 2016

Ruparel Foods, India


In 2007 the Ruparel family started producing peanut butter and, because of their strong commitment, this has made the company one of India’s leading manufacturers and exporters of peanut butter and peanut pastes in many different varieties and flavors.

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01 August 2016

Tobacco Processors Zimbabwe (TPZ), Africa


Founded in 1987, Tobacco Processors Zimbabwe (TPZ) is now owned by Northern Tobacco Company Ltd., Inter-Continental Leaf Tobacco Company and Tribac Ltd. The company’s Harare plant is one of the largest and most modern leaf processing facilities in Africa. TPZ has the capacity to handle an average of 500 tons per day and wants to become a leading global service provider in the tobacco industry’s supply chain.

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05 July 2016

Andersen & Sons, USA


Since 1904, the Andersen family has been farming prunes, walnuts and cattle in the small town of Vina, located in the Northern Sacramento Valley. Four generations later Andersen & Sons is still going strong. After many years of hard work and dedication, this family owned business has grown and evolved. Fourteen years ago, the company made an important decision to focus on the production of walnuts and became the Andersens & Sons Shelling we know today. Andersen & Sons Shelling’s success is driven by being diverse, while holding true to its philosophy to provide superior products with excellent customer service.

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07 June 2016

Hata Foods, Japan


Hata Foods is a subsidiary of the Kobe Bussan Group which manufactures frozen foods, chilled side dishes and PET-bottle products such as salad dressings and sauces. Hata Foods has a popular product line which highlights the flavor of Japanese domestic potatoes, also known as ‘potato salad bases’. To help with the production of this line, Hata installed a TOMRA Orbit 150 steam peeler, brusher, washer, and a TOMRA Genius B1200 sorting machine. The company’s CEO Toshiyuki Hata discusses what kind of impact these changes have had.

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23 May 2016

Morada Nut, USA

Morada Nut is a third generation family farm specializing in growing and processing walnuts, cherries, onions and bell peppers, located in Linden, California. High quality food is a priority for the farm so ensuring that they have the very best in food sorting technology is a must to serve safe and delicious walnuts for their customers to enjoy.

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23 May 2016

Nedato, The Netherlands


For over 50 years, the Nedato cooperative of 500 farmers has been producing quality potatoes to customers across the world. Nedato evolved and grew against the changing backdrop of the potato industry into a sustainable, customer-focused, innovative and cooperative potato organization worldwide. Today, Nedato is a large sales and packaging organization that annually sells 250,000 tons of potatoes to the processing industry in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, and packs about 100,000 tons in different packages for the home-market and for export.

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17 May 2016

Apetit, Finland


Apetit is a Finnish producer of convenient fresh and frozen vegetable-based products that are healthy, tasty and based on locally sourced raw materials such as potatoes, leeks, carrots, peas, swede, parsnips, celery, beetroot, and spinach. Apetit’s aim is to become the leading brand in frozen vegetable products, frozen ready meals and ready-to-use fresh vegetables.

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06 May 2016

Salaisons Jouvin, France


The installation of QVision equipment in the cold meat production line allows Salaisons Jouvin to ensure consistent and uniform product quality as well as cutting costs, guaranteeing the uniformity demanded by customers in order to satisfy consumers. The TOMRA QVision analyzer for continuous analysis of meat composition ensures higher productivity, complete traceability, consistent product quality, a reduction in human error and smarter purchasing of raw materials.

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11 April 2016

Serkka Farms, Canada


Serkka Farms is family owned and operated, and was established in 1987 by the Belgian Allaer Family. Their fields stretch out over more than 2,000 hectares where they grow a wide variety of products such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, grains, soy beans and oil seeds. The company is also a well-known turkey producer. By automating its tomato processing lines with TOMRA’s NFM field sorting machines, Serkka Farms was able to increase its output enormously and watch labor cost drop dramatically.

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08 April 2016

Verduyn, Belgium


Verduyn is a fresh produce supplier delivering fresh vegetables from its 3,500 hectares of agricultural land to the food industry for wholesale distribution and the producers of readymade meals. After installing TOMRA Sorting Food’s Halo sorting machine, Verduyn is realizing the machine’s many benefits including significant labor reduction, increased yields and improved product quality.

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16 November 2015

Lauber Seed Farms, USA


Lauber Seed Farms is a provider of premium irrigated hybrid seed corn. Located in Geneva, Nebraska, its fertile farm ground sits above the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the world’s largest natural bedrocks which ensures consistent production, regardless of rainfall. In the organization’s quest for continual change and improvement, Lauber Seed Farms has taken a bold step towards innovation by partnering with TOMRA Sorting Food and installing a number of its automatic sorting systems.

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04 November 2015

Macridge, South Africa


Flip Potgieter and his son Phillip started building Macridge in 2003. Since 2011, Phillip has been in the driving seat at Macridge, a well-established macadamia factory, nestled in the lavish Soutpansberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. The company specializes in processing and marketing macadamia nuts and they recently decided to partner with TOMRA Sorting Solutions to increase throughput as well as to achieve higher product quality.

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08 June 2015

Sun Valley Raisins, USA


Sun Valley Raisins has been in the raisin business for seventy years and has grown into one of the largest growers and processors of California raisins. In 2009 the family built a state-of-the-art processing facility, located in the San Joaquin Valley in California, to provide customers with some of the finest raisins available in the world.

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05 May 2015

Scandinavian Tobacco Group, Belgium


When Scandinavian Tobacco Group decided to consolidate its production infrastructure at Europe’s largest (38,000 square meters) tobacco factory in Lummen, Belgium, it had already chosen TOMRA’s Helius free fall laser technology to automate its sorting process. The choice proved to be the right one, with a sorting efficiency that fully supports the quality image of premium brand cigars.

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04 May 2015

JT Group, Japan


As the tobacco industry is increasingly under pressure and facing rigorous regulations worldwide, leading tobacco manufacturers are searching for the most efficient, premium quality control equipment. While the removal of foreign material (FM) and non tobacco related materials (NTRM) is a specific field of expertise, many techniques and technologies apply. One of them is TOMRA’s optical sorting technology.

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15 April 2015

Jayleaf, USA


Founded in 2005, Jayleaf is a family-run processing and distribution business, supplying certified organic salad mixes and greens to the wholesale and food service sector. Although still a young business, the family behind Jayleaf has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and the company is quickly earning itself a reputation for excellent quality and customer satisfaction. To further enhance its credentials and deliver outstanding product quality to its customers, Jayleaf partnered with TOMRA Sorting Solutions.

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24 March 2015

Hof Trumann, Germany


The family business Hof Trumann has installed a Halo for the sorting of unwashed, brushed potatoes. Since the installation of this equipment there was an increase in efficiency, turnover and quality of the end product.

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18 December 2014

S&A Produce, UK


The introduction of a TOMRA Primus-D optical belt sorter is providing accurate quality monitoring of blueberries at leading UK soft fruit grower S&A Produce. The sorter has played a key role in enabling the company to pack the product in-house, thereby greatly increasing throughput and cost efficiencies.

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27 November 2014

Kadi, Switzerland


Kadi has been an innovative manufacturer of potato products and other frozen foods for the Swiss foodservice since 1951. Enthusiastic chefs create the favorite dishes of the Swiss people daily. It goes without saying that Kadi strives for consistent quality management and want to use the latest technologies and that’s where TOMRA comes into the picture.

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27 November 2014

Oerlemans, The Netherlands


Oerlemans Foods is one of the leading specialists in growing and processing frozen vegetables, potatoes and fruit. Oerlemans joined forces with TOMRA Sorting Solutions and decided to invest in a brand new steam peeling processing line.

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01 April 2014

Birds Eye, UK


TOMRA Sorting, exclusively represented in the UK by Stein Solutions, has supplied two BEST Helius™ free-fall laser sorters to Birds Eye’s Lowestoft factory in order to provide greatly enhanced quality checks for the company’s market-leading frozen peas.

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24 March 2014

Agristo, Belgium


Agristo invested in two new optical sorters and one upgrade of an older installation. After an extensive market analysis, the potato processor decided to consign this project to TOMRA. The most important reason why they chose TOMRA above competitors was the fact that TOMRA’s Genius sorter was technologically the pick of the bunch and was furthermore able to anticipate new tendencies and customer requirements.

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19 February 2014

Pizzoli, Italy


When Italian producer of retail and food service products Pizzoli decided to improve the performance of their steam peeling line, they partnered with TOMRA Sorting.

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27 September 2013

Old Dutch, USA


High demand for quality and a need to improve the production line made Old Dutch decide to partner with TOMRA for their chip sorting equipment and to install TOMRA’s Genius™. “Whenever we make capital expenses, we take care looking into the economical advantages these will bring us. We assess how we can add equipment to our production line to make it capable of delivering even higher quality products,” explains Jorn Remmem, Principal Project Manager at Old Dutch.

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10 July 2013

Blueberry Hill & Heagan Farms, USA


Two major blueberry farms in the southern states of North Carolina and Georgia depend on BEST Sorting’s PRIMUS systems to quickly and efficiently inspect harvested product, improve the quantity of highly profitable fresh berries, reduce customer turndowns and improve overall sorting productivity for a wide range of economic benefits.

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10 July 2013

Damascus Peanut Company, USA


Damascus Peanut Company chooses the BEST laser solution instead of a mechanical solution that required changing the complete plant layout. The machine has proven to be very efficient in the detection of both foreign material and aflatoxin.

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10 July 2013

Elixir Foods, Serbia


High demand for quality and the need for larger production capacity made Elixir Foods decide to partner with BEST Sorting. “Selling straight to the end-user requires strong quality control. Therefore we explored the market for a partner that listens to us and understands our challenges,” says Dragan Petrovic, General Manager of Elixir Foods.

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10 July 2013

Sessions Company, USA


Sessions Company, an Alabama based peanut sheller and processor, chose TOMRA Sorting as the preferred supplier for optical sorting equipment, to guarantee quality, limit losses and increase yield. They installed a Helius sorter to efficiently detect and remove foreign material and aflatoxin.

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10 July 2013

Stahmann Farms, Australia


Sophisticated laser sorting from TOMRA increases pecan and macadamia output by 30 percent while a novel rear ejection system (RES) significantly lowers false rejects to less than 0.25 percent. The sorter’s ability to quickly and easily accept variable sorting parameters, along with its remote diagnostic capabilities, produces a cleaner end product with greater confidence that exceeds customer expectations.

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10 July 2013

Uren Novaberry, Poland


Uren Novaberry, one of Poland’s leading fruit processing companies, has seen its frozen raspberry processing business become more profitable following its installation of a TOMRA Helius™ free fall laser sorting machine. For its cherry processing line, a new TOMRA Ixus™ Bulk x-ray machine allows the company to provide safer product quality, thereby justifying a premium price.

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09 July 2013

Aviko, The Netherlands


Aviko, one of the leading processors of potato products in Europe, has installed BEST’s Genius™ optical belt sorters in three of its processing plants, including its home unit in Steenderen, The Netherlands.

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08 July 2013

Ardo, Belgium


BEST has been a valued partner of Ardo for over twenty years. The most recent installation concerns a Genius™ belt sorter designed for the sorting of fresh spinach at high capacity. Based on comprehensive test results, including a higher efficiency rate and level of food safety, BEST was selected as the preferred sorter supplier for processing projects at Ardo.

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08 March 2013

Hoff Norske Potetindustrier, Norway


When Hoff Norske Potetindustrier wanted to improve the yield of their steam peeling line they chose the most technological advanced solution for their process, TOMRA Sorting.

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