Agriculture company Vandamme opts for a quality boost with new cooling
April 15, 2021
According to Vandamme, mechanical cooling is an excellent basis for long-term storage of potatoes without loss of quality. In addition, cooling, in combination with 1,4SIGHT, is a suitable alternative to chlorpropham as a sprout inhibitor.
Storing potatoes long-term: ambient (outside air) vs refrigeration
March 31, 2021
Storing potatoes long-term is challenging, especially so if you rely on ambient ventilation. In the UK it is seldom possible to hold crops at optimum temperature in ambient stores beyond early May. Can refrigeration help?
Freezer specialist FPS Food Process Solutions Announces Strategic Senior Appointments
January 21, 2021
Freezer specialist FPS Food Process Solutions (“FPS”), a global leader in turn-key freezing and cooling equipment, announces strategic senior appointments to ensure continued strength in the growing food processing sector.
Auger and Thermal Processing Solutions specialist DTS highlights capabilities beyond potato processing
November 30, 2020
Dutch equipment manufacturer DTS has made a name for themselves supplying high quality (auger-style) blanchers, cookers and coolers to the potato processing industry. Now, their new branding highlights that their Auger and Thermal Processing Solutions expertise is used for other products as well.
Freezing potato products: selecting a control system
September 22, 2020
FPS Food Process Solutions, a leading supplier of freezers for potato processing, installed Rockwell Automation's distributed control system PlantPAx DCS for precise and consistent control of a tunnel freezer for french fries and a spiral freezer for potato specialties
Kloosterboer starts construction of Cool Port II, a fully automated high-rise cold-storage facility in Rotterdam
July 15, 2020
Kloosterboer will begin the construction of a new state-of-the-art fully automated multi-customer high-rise cold-storage facility with a storage capacity of 60,000 pallets in Rotterdam. The building will be finished in January of 2022.