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01 June

Suiderland Plase’s third and largest citrus packhouse becomes operational Suiderland Plase is a South African grower, packer and marketer of citrus and table grapes. In May 2021, site preparation started for Bergpak, their third packhouse and one that will specifically be used to pack various citrus cultivars. The construction process commenced under challenging conditions with […]

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05 April

Reemoon Enters the South African Apple Industry On Ametis, the Smit family farm in the eastern Free State, apples from their 75ha of orchards used to be sorted according to weight, with grading done by human eye until three years ago, when Henri Smit decided to move over to optically sorting fruit. His choice fell […]

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30 October

Automated Shuttle Car Optimizes Packhouse Flow   Gossamer SC-400 Shuttle Car Many packhouses are looking to reduce the amount of forklifts operating on the floor and for that reason Somerset West-based Gossamer Packaging Machinery have designed an automated shuttle car for the circulation of empty and full pallets or bins without the use of pallet […]

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