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Tomra Insight, a Powerful Industry 4.0 Data Platform, is Now available for the Food Industry
October 20, 2020
Following its successful launch last year by TOMRA Sorting Recycling, TOMRA Insight is now also being made available to TOMRA Mining customers, TOMRA Food and Compac, part of the TOMRA Food family. For all these industries, the platform is enhanced by new features and functionalities.
Cropmap Belgium 2020 now available
September 18, 2020
An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape. The cropmap shows the main crop type on each individual field cultivated in the 2020 growing season and is openly available via an interactive online viewer.
The Increasing Role of Digital Sorters
September 01, 2020
Powered by Industry 4.0 methodologies and IIoT (the Industrial Internet of Things), modern sorters are increasingly being utilized as data centers at the same time they sort product and are uniquely qualified to contribute to the data revolution.
Smart potato farming: AVR and Dacom combine field and machine data
August 28, 2020
Less cultivating equipment required by cleverly combining field and machine data. This data is displayed on the digital platform AVR Connect, offering the farmer improved, real time insights into what is going on inside the machine, how it is operating, and how the process can be made more efficient.
How Digitalization of the Supply Chain will Reduce Global Food Waste
January 09, 2020
The scale of the global food waste problem is staggering. According to reports, 1.6 billion tons of food are lost or wasted every year, equating to a total value of $1.2 trillion being wiped from the supply chain.
Climate FieldView Partnership with CLAAS Brings Bayer Data Science to More Farms
November 21, 2019
CLAAS announced a global partnership with The Climate Corporation, Bayer’s digital farming arm, and its industry-leading FieldView™ digital farming platform.
Israeli precision agriculture startup Agritask secures $8.5M in ag-insurance oriented financing round
November 07, 2019
Agritask’s agronomic management software platform serves farmers and other stakeholders in the ecosystem, covering 20 countries worldwide and more than 50 crop types.
Leading Food Retailer Carrefour Group sells Carrefour China to Suning.com
June 24, 2019
On of the largest food retailers in the world, the Carrefour Group, announced today the signing of an agreement to sell an 80% equity interest in Carrefour China to Chinese Group Suning.com.
UK potato store operators ill-informed on energy use
April 29, 2019
Many potato store operators could make significant savings in energy costs if they obtained more usage data to make informed decisions, according to Ray Andrews of Crop Systems Limited.
Belgian potato supply chain commits to digital data platform WatchITgrow
February 28, 2019
Three Belgian organisations, Boerenbond, Belgapom and VITO are teaming up to strengthen the future of the Belgian potato chain by jointly investing in the online data platform WatchITgrow.