Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 15 2017 - Page 21

could provide us with a modern and that was developed provided the training for its technical staff and reliable sorting solution, which all led customer with a fully-enclosed unit access to TOMRA Care which us to TOMRA Sorting Food.” with shorter processing time and provides 24-hour customer service faster peeling, as well as a single- and troubleshooting. DEVELOPING THE CORRECT SOLUTION WITH A TRUSTED PARTNER Fevita’s previous peeling machine processed 8tn of produce an hour. touch panel to easily control the line. This solution has enabled the processing line to increase capacity to 8tn an hour to 12tn an hour, performing more efficiently and However, approximately 20% of this improving the quality of the finished was being discarded as waste. product. Hegyi continues: “We already BETTER FOR BUSINESS AND THE owned two of TOMRA’s optical ENVIRONMENT sorting machines elsewhere in our production line and we hoped the company could provide us wi th more efficient peeling technology. “We worked closely with the people at TOMRA to design the correct solution for our business, enabling us to produce an improved and Hegyi concludes: “We have been in contact with TOMRA’s engineers, who help us with best practice, spare parts and problem solving. There has always been a high-quality and reliable service from very helpful staff. “We are absolutely satisfied with the new equipment and the assistance The trusted solution that Fevita has from TOMRA’s team. This technology now installed has brought other will provide real value for the future benefits such as reducing water of our company, allowing us to grow usage. and compete in a global market on Hegyi adds: “We are the first otherwise.” company in Hungary to own the advanced Odyssey steam peeling more consistent product for our technology, making us more ‘green’ customers.” as a business and helping us stand out from our a scale that wouldn’t be possible TOMRA Sorting Food  Research Park Haasrode 1622  Romeinse Straat 20 Leuven  competitors.” 3001  safety, quality, and performance Fevita’s partnership with TOMRA  +32 16 396 396 requirements for their process. The has also seen the company receive  +32 16 396 390 Odyssey steam peeling solution high-quality customer care, including  food@tomra.com The team from TOMRA partnered with Fevita to understand the Belgium FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk 21