Share this page

Food for Thought - Newsletter

TOMRA Sorting Food newsletter banner Food for Thought


Welcome to Food for Thought, the quarterly newsletter from TOMRA Sorting Food, providing you with our latest company news and industry insight.

Every three months we’ll bring you a range of interesting articles, drawn from our expertise as the world’s leading manufacturer of sensor-based sorting machines for the food industry, whilst telling you more about our people and projects around the world.

We do not want the publication’s communication to be purely one-sided, so do let us have your opinion on topics we feature and ideas for subjects we can cover in the future. Please email the editorial team with your input.

Are you not yet on the distribution list? Please use the subscribe form to receive the newsletter.

16 to 30 of 33

16 October 2017


By Ashley Hunter, Head of TOMRA Sorting Food. 

Since TOMRA was founded in 1972, we have continuously redefined what it means to be innovative in the sectors in which we operate.

29 May 2017

Customer in the spotlight: Van Roey & Zonen

From Belgium, Van Roey and Zonen explains how TOMRA has helped its potato and onion sorting business to reduce expenditure and boost productivity.

29 May 2017

A closer look: complete customer satisfaction with TOMRA Care

TOMRA Sorting Food has launched TOMRA Care to satisfy customers’ changing service needs, and to meet the new way of thinking about service in general.

29 May 2017

A day in the life of Colm O' Riordan

Age: 33 years

Biography: Colm O’Riordan has worked for TOMRA Sorting Food since February 2016. Operating from the Dublin office, he plays a key role in the design and development of the optical systems for a wide range of TOMRA sorting machines.

29 May 2017

Different angle story: stay safe to avoid becoming a toxic brand

Steven van Geel, sales director for China TOMRA Sorting Food, looks at the global issue of food safety and how it can impact a brand’s reputation.

29 May 2017

Machine in the picture: TOMRA launches TOMRA ACT, a new state-of-the-art user interface

TOMRA Sorting Food has unveiled a powerful new graphical user interface (UI) to help food processors get the most from their sorting systems by optimizing work flows and reducing waste to deliver improved profitability.

08 March 2017

Corporate sustainability: A guide to measuring and improving energy efficiencies

By Dr. Doug Reid, Engineering Manager, TOMRA Sorting Food

08 March 2017

Success story: 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.

08 March 2017

TOMRA launches TOMRA 5A for the potato processing industry

TOMRA Sorting Food has launched the TOMRA 5A, a state-of-the-art sorting machine for the potato processing business. The innovative food sorter supports processors by combining a straightforward and brand-new graphical user interface with stable sorting performance, while increasing the level of food safety and quality with minimal product waste.

08 March 2017

TOMRA completes COMPAC acquisition

We are proud to announce the acquisition of Compac, a New Zealand-based provider of lane sorting solutions for the global fresh produce industry.

08 March 2017

Supporting good causes across the world with TOMRA and Practical Action

In line with other contributions made by TOMRA Sorting Solutions in 2016, TOMRA Sorting Food was once again happy to make a charitable donation to the marula nut processing project in Zimbabwe and the quinoa processing project in Bolivia during the 2016 holiday season. Both projects are supported by Practical Action, a NGO that works with communities to find practical solutions to poverty in developing countries.

08 March 2017

A day in the life of Frederik Petiels

Age: 38

Biography: Frederik joined TOMRA Sorting Food in August 2015 and operates as a Field Service Engineer, working with many types of TOMRA machinery. He travels extensively as part of his job, carrying out work for clients across the world.

18 November 2016

Machine in focus

TOMRA reveals new state-of-the-art sorter

18 November 2016


Making the most of food

18 November 2016


Success story: Ruparel Foods, India

16 to 30 of 33