We are glad to announce that Joan Rosen has joined PerfoTec as a representative for the USA. Joan has 30+ years of experience in the fresh produce industry with expertise in quality systems, food safety and postharvest technology.
For the development of the Latin American Fruit & Vegetable market PERFOTEC started a cooperation with AGRIVALUE SA.
Press Release: Amerplast and PerfoTec to launch new AmerFresh Packaging System at Fruit Logistica Trade Fair
Amerplast and PerfoTec are to participate in one of the world’s largest trade fairs for fresh produce, Fruit Logistica in Berlin that takes place between February 3rd and 5th and brings together more than 2 700 exhibitors and 65 000 visitors from the international fresh produce trade. Together the two companies will introduce AmerFresh, a new packaging system that enhances the shelf-life of fresh produce, thereby reducing waste and cost.
Since when is Van Gorp using the Laser en Respiration System from PerfoTec?
We have been using the laser for about 8 years now.
For which products and which packaging are you using the PerfoTec laser?
The laser is installed on a VVVS machine, on which we produce pillow bags. We use the laser for packaging with mixed lettuce combinations.
Together with a partner who imports papayas from South America, PerfoTec has performed several tests to see whether papayas could be kept fresh longer throughout the transport from overseas.
Together with a couple of partners, PerfoTec has tested the improvement in quality in mini cucumbers when packed with PerfoTec technology. Improvements were shown with mini cucumbers stored at 7 C, with gas levels around 12% O2.