The ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the King of Ashanti, Otomfuo Osei Tutu II, testifying to the great interest in collaboration between our two countries in the agribusiness sector.
Tropical Food Machinery is proud to contribute to the results of its customers in the 20 years of operation in Brazil and, at this moment, comes to congratulate Predilecta for reaching the record for processing tomatoes in a single day.
Tropical Food Machinery, a global leader in the sector of fruit processing machinery, has strengthened its presence in Costa Rica by opening a new office in the country’s capital San José.
Founded in the late 1970s, the Italy-headquartered company currently boasts an operating branch in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, two-fruit processing plants located in the north of the country, as well as liaison offices across the Asia-Pacific and West Africa regions.
Tropical Food Machinery has patented the new automatic banana peeler “Cerere 6000” which has a working capacity of 6 mT/h of fresh product and a pulp extraction yield of 60%.
“Cerere 6000” will guarantee you a precise automatic peeling system and a reduced use of workforce, a processing of the pulp in inert atmosphere with anti-oxidant treatment, a constant productivity and an excellent final quality.
The world is going through what is arguably the hardest time in its recent history. The COVID-19 epidemic has compelled national governments to forcefully stop most businesses, bringing entire sectors to a halt and tens of thousands of workers to their knees. The agribusiness, although it did keep running, was badly affected.
Food Farm 4.0, a first-of-its-kind laboratory where young people will learn to how “do business” was opened in Parma last October. The ceremony was attended by the Ministry of Infrastructure Paola De Micheli.
3,000 square meters of total surface area, an estimated 500 students each year, six schools involved, and twelve companies – including Tropical Food Machinery – associations and local bodies that together will manage the structure.
From 29 to 31 October, Tropical Food Machinery was in Dubai at Gulfood 2019, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, an event that attracted food and beverage industries and professionals from all over the planet.
At this year’s edition, the company offered a detailed peek at its wide range of multi-purpose technological solutions, starting from very low capacity like small size plants on skid or pilot plants or mobile plants that are easy to use and transport, upwards to huge size plants completely automatic and supervised by SCADA system and remote control.
Late last October, Tropical Food Machinery attended Cibus Tec, among the most innovative food technology exhibitions and a complete showcase of the best solutions – from ingredients to processing technologies, from packaging to logistics – for all segments of the food and beverage industry.
At this year’s edition, the company unveiled to the experts two units for aseptic filling. The first plant, the EA 1C D Aseptic Filler, is a system suitable for the aseptic filling of liquids, semi-liquids, high viscosity products or products in cubes as well as products with different acidity in drums up to 220 liters. The second, Aseptic Filler EA 2C SB, is ideal for the treatment of whole-grain pulp, concentrated juices, and tomato sauce; for filling pre-sterilized aseptic bags of 3, 5, 10, 20 Liters. Both are highly specialized plants that allow the construction of the product’s processing cycle, guaranteeing compliance with FDA-certified safety parameters.
In recent years, the interest of the retailers, driven by the increasingly tasteful market demand, has headed towards the constant improvement of the organoleptic characteristics of their products. Waste reduction is also a growing focus.
This is why Tropical Food Machinery has developed and designed Aroma Recovery, an innovative and compact automatic device capable of extracting aromas and essences that would otherwise be lost by the flow of natural juice.