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TOMRA’s advanced sorting machines inspect millions of individual product pieces per hour, typically recovering five to ten percent through higher yields and better utilization.
That’s equivalent to approximately 25,000 trucks of potatoes per year!
We provide solutions for almond sorting for every stage of the production line getting the critical FM out at the very start to then focus on the sorting process to end with the perfect brown skin or blanched almond.
Almond sorting machines Helius and Genius - TOMRA Sorting
Almond sorting machine Genius - TOMRA Sorting
Almonds sorting machine Nimbus BSI - TOMRA Sorting
Almond sorting machine Nimbus BSI - TOMRA Sorting
We are able to detect and remove all kinds of foreign materials and defects such as stones, plastic, metal, glas, sticks, hull, in-shell almonds, pee wees, shell pieces (hard shells and paper shells), gummies, insect damage, doubles, rotten almonds, aflatoxin contaminated nuts, split almonds, chips and scratches.
Frupinsa, located in Tarragona, Spain, operates in the agri-food sector, dried fruit and specifically the almond. The NIMBUS BSI+ allows them to have a better work rate, fewer productions stops, less waste and an optimal product quality.
Other success stories
We are able to detect even the smallest defect with the least amount of passes. This allows us to reduce the rejection rate and provide the highest yield of quality product.
“TOMRA’s BSI+ technology made the difference. Especially TOMRA’s ability to target insect damage – not only major damage, but also the pinhole carpophilus-beetle bites – which was a real eye-opener.”
Tim Orr, Operations Manager at Bright Light Agribusiness
Introducing Bruce. The star in our video illustrating his life as an almond. From tree to table, an insight into his upbringing and the role our technology plays in his life journey.
The best method for aflatoxin detection is to employ sensor-based sorting machines produced by TOMRA, the global pioneer in food safety assurance technology. The special optical design of TOMRA’s Detox laser makes it possible to identify the extremely low intensity of light reflected by aflatoxin mould and fungus in a variety of food types, enabling the detection of aflatoxin contamination.
The Genius™ optical belt sorting machine uses a combination of various sorting technologies to meet the high food safety requirements of the food industry and individual food processors.
The Helius™ free-fall sorting machine provides an optical sorting solution for a huge amount of food applications. Dry product processors benefit from TOMRA's Helius™ P sorter, specialised in sorting free flowing dry products such as seeds, rice, nuts, grains and many more.
By implementing the latest x-ray and imaging software technology, metal, stones, pits, glass, high density plastics, etc. from food is removed.
With a combination of various sorting technologies, the Nimbus free fall sorting machine is the answer to the continuously high requirements of the food industry and individual processors.
The Nimbus BSI is a real breakthrough for nuts and raisin processors.
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.
TOMRA Sorting Solutions offers the widest range of sensor-based food sorting machines available in the food industry today.
TOMRA offers sorting equipment for a multitude of food applications, from fresh whole products to processed food, from farm to fork.
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