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Our sorting machines and integrated post-harvest solutions are used all over the world. Don't just take our word for it. Hear what our customers have to say and read some of their testimonials to discover how our technology is driving food safety, profitability and sustainability.

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23 June 2020 EMEA, Fresh Cut

Rago, Italy

On the market since 1892 and now run by the founding family’s fifth generation, RAGO’s strengths lay in its sustainability and innovation. Every single process in the company is monitored and meets stringent quality parameters – from the production on its 500 acres through to packaging and shipment of the product.

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23 June 2020 Nuts


By Investing in five new TOMRA Nimbus BSI+ sorting machines, Turkey's leading hazelnut exporter has further increased its production capacity while, at the same time, protecting product safety.

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22 June 2020 EMEA, Potatoes


This is the story of a family farm in the North of France, handed down from father to sons some twenty years ago. Over two decades, the sons have earned a fine reputation in the washed potato business.

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14 April 2020 Nuts, Asia-Pacific

Hsufuchi Foods, Nestlé, China

Aflatoxin is a major issue for Chinese food manufacturers and processors. Food exporters face even more challenges, as products exceeding the aflatoxin level imposed by import countries can often be rejected, which can have a negative impact on the brand image.

As the global pioneer in food safety assurance technology, TOMRA has been collaborating with global and Chinese food brands to increase public awareness of the potentially lethal effects of aflatoxin. At the same time, TOMRA strives to reduce food safety risks in the processing lines by continually advancing its sensor-based sorting technology.

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01 April 2020

JG Pears

JG Pears is a family business founded in 1972 by Jeff Pears, who has developed it to become a leading processor of animal by-products and food waste in the UK.

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18 February 2020 Nuts, Asia-Pacific


Pingdu, a city in Shandong province, enjoys four clear seasons, sufficient sunshine and is one of the three main peanut-producing areas in China. The natural and high-quality raw material found here has seen an influx of peanut processing companies locate to the surrounding areas. Qingdao Jixing Food exports its products to 17 countries including South Korea, Russia, Japan and the United States, gaining recognition for food ‘made in China’ in the international market.

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06 February 2020 Potatoes, Sorting


The new plant in Funes (Navarre), which produces ready-made Spanish Omelettes, is an ambitious project which will significantly increase production capacity at BS Cocinados, S.L. Cutting-edge technology is necessary to achieve the desired quality standards, which is why the company has purchased a second TOMRA 5B unit with the latest chassis developments.

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11 December 2019 Dried Fruit

Anjari, Chile

The Anjari family business, located in San Esteban (Chile), one of the main fruit-growing areas of the country, exports its products to five continents. Founded in 1990, it pioneered the drying of raisins and now produces 16,000 tons a year. The business’s growth and demand for product quality have led to the acquisition of TOMRA’s Helius 1600 free-fall sorter, which guarantees the selection of defect-free products and has the highest processing capacity in the raisin manufacturing industry.

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05 December 2019 Potatoes, Sorting

Duchemin, France

Created in 1984 in Tourville-sur-Odon in the Calvados region (14) by Catherine and Christian Duchemin, Duchemin specialise in potatoes, which they market as the brand La Ferme du Val D’odon. By using the TOMRA 3A high-performance sorting machine, they are able to ensure their potatoes are a premium product.

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24 October 2019 Sorting, Vegetables

Green Salad, Russia

Green Salad is the leading producer of vacuum-sealed vegetable semi-finished products in Northwest Russia. The company's immutable priority is high quality of its products. Therefore, Green Salad regularly conducts production audit, actively invests into improvements and upgrades, one of which is the purchase of a TOMRA optical sorting machine.

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17 October 2019

Laragon, Australia

As a company who take great pride in delivering exceptional quality of both their kernel and in-shell produce, the TOMRA 3C has enabled Laragon to significantly enhance their operation.

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03 October 2019 Potatoes, Sorting

Jersey Royal, UK

Located just north of France, the beautiful British isle of Jersey is home to Britain’s most celebrated potato – the Jersey Royal. The first to harvest every year, this tiny spud heralds the beginning of a new potato season and is famous for its distinctive flavour and nutty taste

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30 July 2019 Nuts, Seeds

Coplana, Brasil

In accordance with its quality assurance programmes, Coplana went ahead and installed a Helius machine from TOMRA Food, making a leap forward in food safety

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13 June 2019 Nuts

Durak, Turkey

A family-owned business in operation since 1960, Durak Hazelnut had the highest turnover in the hazelnut industry in 2017 and again in 2018. Durak is committed to providing products at a higher level for both the domestic market and the export market, at the same time as increasing its capacity. To fulfil these objectives, as part of its 2019 investment budget of 30 million Turkish Lira (€4.8m), the company has purchased new TOMRA sorting machines.

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15 March 2019 Vegetables, Sorting

Ardo, Ardooie, Belgium

Ardo, a global leader in the deep-frozen vegetables sector has decided to partner with TOMRA Food. Over a quarter of all frozen vegetables consumed in Europe come from the family business in Ardooie. They are used, among other things, in soups, ready-to-eat meals and baby food from large companies such as Unilever and Nestlé..

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29 January 2019 Confectionery

Swizzels Matlow, Derbyshire, UK

Swizzels Matlow, a family business that produces sugar confectionery in the United Kingdom, has chosen TOMRA’s Nimbus optical sorter to automate the sorting process of its ‘Drumstick Squashies’ in order to meet fast-growing demand while ensuring the consistently excellent quality of the product.

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18 December 2018 Nuts, Sorting

Morada, Linden, California

Morada Produce (Morada Nut) are third generation family farmers from Linden, California. They pack walnuts using TOMRA Nimbus BSI technology to ensure only a safe and quality product makes it to the end consumer.

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04 December 2018 Fruit, Sorting

Tree Top

Tree top are a cooperative of growers transforming their excess and unattractive fruit into delicious products. They partnered with TOMRA for their sorting solutions to ensure that their products are safe for families to enjoy. The Selah based company is saving more than 800 million pounds of fruit going to waste each year!

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04 December 2018 Fruit, Sorting

Prima Frutta, Linden, California

Prima Frutta are based in Linden, California and pack apples, cherries and walnuts. The family owned company is passionate about delivering quality to their customers and achieve this through their investment in technology. Across their apple and cherry lines, they have partnered with Compac for external and internal inspection technology and TOMRA sorters for their walnuts.

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18 October 2018 Nuts, Sorting

Zeina Foods, Osset, UK

Zeina Foods are a family owned nut packer based in Osset, UK. They're passionate about innovative, tasty and healthy food. Their premium quality Nuts, Seeds and Dried Fruit have been carefully sourced from around the world to meet with the demands of today’s health conscious consumer and have partnered with TOMRA to make sure their customers only get the best product.

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07 May 2018 Meat & Poultry, EMEA

Tann Marchtrenk, Austria

TANN Marchtrenk, Austria’s largest producer of meat products, uses the TOMRA QVision as part of its innovative fat analysis. As a result, the in-line fat analysis process is improved and optimized to deliver a uniformly high-quality product. With 1,000 employees, the company produces specialty meat and sausage in six regional plants exclusively for the 1,600 locations of Austrian supermarket, SPAR. The production plant, which was originally built in Marchtrenk in 1978 and connected to the regional centre of the SPAR Österreich Group there, was extended several times and completely renewed in 2005.

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07 May 2018 Potatoes, EMEA

Paturpat, Spain

Paturpat, a company specialised in processing and marketing steamed potatoes, has opted for TOMRA's Orbit steam peeler, because of the advantages it offers during the peeling process and to the final result.

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26 April 2018 Nuts, Seeds, Asia-Pacific

Turpan Hongyu Foodstuff Co., China

Turpan Hongyu Foodstuff Co., Ltd. specializes in the processing of high quality raisins, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and walnuts, to ensure food safety and eliminate cross-contamination. Over 90 percent of business revenue comes from export markets. Turpan Hongyu is one of China’s food exporters that benefits from TOMRA’s effective sorting solutions. Because of its utilization of TOMRA, the company reports year-on-year continuous revenue growth.

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17 April 2018 Vegetables, EMEA

Ardo, Belgium

BEST has been a valued partner of Ardo for over twenty years. The most recent installation concerns a Genius™ belt sorter designed for the sorting of fresh spinach at high capacity. Based on comprehensive test results, including a higher efficiency rate and level of food safety, BEST was selected as the preferred sorter supplier for processing projects at Ardo.

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13 December 2017 Vegetables, EMEA

Begro, Belgium

From Belgium, family business Begro explains how TOMRA has helped it live up to its motto of 'Great taste in frozen foods'.

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10 November 2017 Dried Fruit, EMEA

Orka Tarim, Turkey

Orka Tarim is company based in Manisa, Turkey, which was established in 1994 following decades of dried grape production and trade by the Orka family.

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08 November 2017 Vegetables, The Americas

La Morena, Mexico

Check out our latest customer video, this time with La Morena in Mexico, to find out how we help them reduce product waste and improve profitability while sorting jalapenos and peppers.

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02 November 2017 Vegetables, Asia-Pacific

Cwood, South Korea

Cwood is a business which has specialized in the production of seasoned seaweed for over ten years. Situated in Gimpo, to the east of Seoul, the company has four main products, Homeplus, Lotte Mart, Nonghyup and Choroc.

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02 November 2017 Fruit, Potatoes, Vegetables, EMEA

Fevita, Hungary

Fevita Hungary Zrt is the country’s largest frozen food producer and a leading global exporter, with 200 employees processing more than 32,000 tons of vegetables every year.

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02 November 2017 Potatoes, Vegetables, EMEA

Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, Portugal

Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, a family business located in the municipality of Mira (Portugal) dedicated to the trade of bagged potatoes and onions, purchased a Sentinel II optical food sorter from TOMRA. This machine is equipped with the latest pulsed LED technology for sorting food at a higher speed than earlier models.

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06 June 2017 Potatoes, Vegetables, EMEA

Van Roey & Zonen, Belgium

Van Roey & Zonen is a family business specialising in the sorting and packing of potatoes and onions. The company has a particular focus on tasty Bintjes and waxy potatoes. 

High quality is very important to the Van Roey family. That’s why they collect their potatoes directly from the farm and manage their own crate storage. This enables them to keep a close eye on the entire process. In order to meet the customer’s ever stricter requirements, and to reduce the accompanying workload, Van Roey & Zonen decided to seek a new partner for the optical sorting of their potatoes.

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25 April 2017 Fruit, Vegetables, Asia-Pacific

Kaida, China

After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China. The company’s products continue to become increasingly popular in countries with strict food safety regulations such as Japan, South Korea, Australia, the US and the member states of the EU.

By incorporating a complete product value chain including R&D, farming, post- harvest processing and sales, Kaida has become an expert in processing fruits and potatoes. It is also recognized as a distinguished high-tech company with a number of labels in the Chinese agricultural processing industry.

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10 March 2017 Potatoes, Vegetables, The Americas

Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen, USA

For the past 43 years, Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen has supplied high quality salads and side dishes, using only premium ingredients including locally grown potatoes and fresh vegetables. Based in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the business places great emphasis on the quality of its raw materials - ensuring its products are fresh - and looks to exceed expectations.

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01 March 2017 Vegetables, Fruit, Asia-Pacific

Kangfa Food, China

Kangfa Food, a Chinese canned fruit and vegetable production company, attaches great importance to food quality. That is why the company has introduced various measures to control food quality throughout the entire processing chain, starting from the source.

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28 December 2016 Nuts, Asia-Pacific

Ruparel Foods, India

In 2007 the Ruparel family started producing peanut butter and, because of their strong commitment, this has made the company one of India’s leading manufacturers and exporters of peanut butter and peanut pastes in many different varieties and flavors.

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01 August 2016 Tobacco, EMEA

Tobacco Processors Zimbabwe (TPZ), Africa

Founded in 1987, Tobacco Processors Zimbabwe (TPZ) is now owned by Northern Tobacco Company Ltd., Inter-Continental Leaf Tobacco Company and Tribac Ltd. The company’s Harare plant is one of the largest and most modern leaf processing facilities in Africa. TPZ has the capacity to handle an average of 500 tons per day and wants to become a leading global service provider in the tobacco industry’s supply chain.

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05 July 2016 Dried Fruit, Nuts, The Americas

Andersen & Sons, USA

Since 1904, the Andersen family has been farming prunes, walnuts and cattle in the small town of Vina, located in the Northern Sacramento Valley. Four generations later Andersen & Sons is still going strong. After many years of hard work and dedication, this family owned business has grown and evolved. Fourteen years ago, the company made an important decision to focus on the production of walnuts and became the Andersens & Sons Shelling we know today. Andersen & Sons Shelling’s success is driven by being diverse, while holding true to its philosophy to provide superior products with excellent customer service.

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07 June 2016 Potatoes, Vegetables, Asia-Pacific

Hata Foods, Japan

Hata Foods is a subsidiary of the Kobe Bussan Group which manufactures frozen foods, chilled side dishes and PET-bottle products such as salad dressings and sauces. Hata Foods has a popular product line which highlights the flavor of Japanese domestic potatoes, also known as ‘potato salad bases’. To help with the production of this line, Hata installed a TOMRA Orbit 150 steam peeler, brusher, washer, and a TOMRA Genius B1200 sorting machine. The company’s CEO Toshiyuki Hata discusses what kind of impact these changes have had.

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23 May 2016 Nuts, The Americas

Morada Nut, USA

Morada Nut is a third generation family farm specializing in growing and processing walnuts, cherries, onions and bell peppers, located in Linden, California. High quality food is a priority for the farm so ensuring that they have the very best in food sorting technology is a must to serve safe and delicious walnuts for their customers to enjoy.

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23 May 2016 Potatoes, EMEA

Nedato, The Netherlands

For over 50 years, the Nedato cooperative of 500 farmers has been producing quality potatoes to customers across the world. Nedato evolved and grew against the changing backdrop of the potato industry into a sustainable, customer-focused, innovative and cooperative potato organization worldwide. Today, Nedato is a large sales and packaging organization that annually sells 250,000 tons of potatoes to the processing industry in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, and packs about 100,000 tons in different packages for the home-market and for export.

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17 May 2016 Potatoes, Vegetables, EMEA

Apetit, Finland

Apetit is a Finnish producer of convenient fresh and frozen vegetable-based products that are healthy, tasty and based on locally sourced raw materials such as potatoes, leeks, carrots, peas, swede, parsnips, celery, beetroot, and spinach. Apetit’s aim is to become the leading brand in frozen vegetable products, frozen ready meals and ready-to-use fresh vegetables.

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06 May 2016 Meat & Poultry, EMEA

Salaisons Jouvin, France

The installation of QVision equipment in the cold meat production line allows Salaisons Jouvin to ensure consistent and uniform product quality as well as cutting costs, guaranteeing the uniformity demanded by customers in order to satisfy consumers. The TOMRA QVision analyzer for continuous analysis of meat composition ensures higher productivity, complete traceability, consistent product quality, a reduction in human error and smarter purchasing of raw materials.

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11 April 2016 Fruit, Vegetables, The Americas

Serkka Farms, Canada

Serkka Farms is family owned and operated, and was established in 1987 by the Belgian Allaer Family. Their fields stretch out over more than 2,000 hectares where they grow a wide variety of products such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, grains, soy beans and oil seeds. The company is also a well-known turkey producer. By automating its tomato processing lines with TOMRA’s NFM field sorting machines, Serkka Farms was able to increase its output enormously and watch labor cost drop dramatically.

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08 April 2016 Vegetables, EMEA

Verduyn, Belgium

Verduyn is a fresh produce supplier delivering fresh vegetables from its 3,500 hectares of agricultural land to the food industry for wholesale distribution and the producers of readymade meals. After installing TOMRA Sorting Food’s Halo sorting machine, Verduyn is realizing the machine’s many benefits including significant labor reduction, increased yields and improved product quality.

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16 November 2015 Vegetables, The Americas

Lauber Seed Farms, USA

Lauber Seed Farms is a provider of premium irrigated hybrid seed corn. Located in Geneva, Nebraska, its fertile farm ground sits above the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the world’s largest natural bedrocks which ensures consistent production, regardless of rainfall. In the organization’s quest for continual change and improvement, Lauber Seed Farms has taken a bold step towards innovation by partnering with TOMRA Sorting Food and installing a number of its automatic sorting systems.

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04 November 2015 Nuts, EMEA

Macridge, South Africa

Flip Potgieter and his son Phillip started building Macridge in 2003. Since 2011, Phillip has been in the driving seat at Macridge, a well-established macadamia factory, nestled in the lavish Soutpansberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. The company specializes in processing and marketing macadamia nuts and they recently decided to partner with TOMRA Sorting Solutions to increase throughput as well as to achieve higher product quality.

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08 June 2015 Nuts, The Americas

Sun Valley Raisins, USA

Sun Valley Raisins has been in the raisin business for seventy years and has grown into one of the largest growers and processors of California raisins. In 2009 the family built a state-of-the-art processing facility, located in the San Joaquin Valley in California, to provide customers with some of the finest raisins available in the world.

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05 May 2015 Tobacco, EMEA

Scandinavian Tobacco Group, Belgium

When Scandinavian Tobacco Group decided to consolidate its production infrastructure at Europe’s largest (38,000 square meters) tobacco factory in Lummen, Belgium, it had already chosen TOMRA’s Helius free fall laser technology to automate its sorting process. The choice proved to be the right one, with a sorting efficiency that fully supports the quality image of premium brand cigars.

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04 May 2015 Tobacco

JT Group, Japan

As the tobacco industry is increasingly under pressure and facing rigorous regulations worldwide, leading tobacco manufacturers are searching for the most efficient, premium quality control equipment. While the removal of foreign material (FM) and non tobacco related materials (NTRM) is a specific field of expertise, many techniques and technologies apply. One of them is TOMRA’s optical sorting technology.

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15 April 2015 Vegetables, The Americas

Jayleaf, USA

Founded in 2005, Jayleaf is a family-run processing and distribution business, supplying certified organic salad mixes and greens to the wholesale and food service sector. Although still a young business, the family behind Jayleaf has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and the company is quickly earning itself a reputation for excellent quality and customer satisfaction. To further enhance its credentials and deliver outstanding product quality to its customers, Jayleaf partnered with TOMRA Sorting Solutions.

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24 March 2015 Potatoes, EMEA

Hof Trumann, Germany

The family business Hof Trumann has installed a Halo for the sorting of unwashed, brushed potatoes. Since the installation of this equipment there was an increase in efficiency, turnover and quality of the end product.

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18 December 2014 Fruit, EMEA

S&A Produce, UK

The introduction of a TOMRA Primus-D optical belt sorter is providing accurate quality monitoring of blueberries at leading UK soft fruit grower S&A Produce. The sorter has played a key role in enabling the company to pack the product in-house, thereby greatly increasing throughput and cost efficiencies.

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27 November 2014 Potatoes, Vegetables, EMEA

Kadi, Switzerland

Kadi has been an innovative manufacturer of potato products and other frozen foods for the Swiss foodservice since 1951. Enthusiastic chefs create the favorite dishes of the Swiss people daily. It goes without saying that Kadi strives for consistent quality management and want to use the latest technologies and that’s where TOMRA comes into the picture.

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27 November 2014 Potatoes, EMEA

Oerlemans, The Netherlands

Oerlemans Foods is one of the leading specialists in growing and processing frozen vegetables, potatoes and fruit. Oerlemans joined forces with TOMRA Sorting Solutions and decided to invest in a brand new steam peeling processing line.

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01 April 2014 Vegetables, EMEA

Birds Eye, UK

TOMRA Sorting, exclusively represented in the UK by Stein Solutions, has supplied two BEST Helius™ free-fall laser sorters to Birds Eye’s Lowestoft factory in order to provide greatly enhanced quality checks for the company’s market-leading frozen peas.

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24 March 2014 Potatoes, EMEA

Agristo, Belgium

Agristo invested in two new optical sorters and one upgrade of an older installation. After an extensive market analysis, the potato processor decided to consign this project to TOMRA. The most important reason why they chose TOMRA above competitors was the fact that TOMRA’s Genius sorter was technologically the pick of the bunch and was furthermore able to anticipate new tendencies and customer requirements.

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19 February 2014 Potatoes, EMEA

Pizzoli, Italy

When Italian producer of retail and food service products Pizzoli decided to improve the performance of their steam peeling line, they partnered with TOMRA Sorting.

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27 September 2013 Potatoes, The Americas

Old Dutch, USA

High demand for quality and a need to improve the production line made Old Dutch decide to partner with TOMRA for their chip sorting equipment and to install TOMRA’s Genius™. “Whenever we make capital expenses, we take care looking into the economical advantages these will bring us. We assess how we can add equipment to our production line to make it capable of delivering even higher quality products,” explains Jorn Remmem, Principal Project Manager at Old Dutch.

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10 July 2013 Nuts, The Americas

Blueberry Hill & Heagan Farms, USA

Two major blueberry farms in the southern states of North Carolina and Georgia depend on BEST Sorting’s PRIMUS systems to quickly and efficiently inspect harvested product, improve the quantity of highly profitable fresh berries, reduce customer turndowns and improve overall sorting productivity for a wide range of economic benefits.

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10 July 2013 Nuts, The Americas

Damascus Peanut Company, USA

Damascus Peanut Company chooses the BEST laser solution instead of a mechanical solution that required changing the complete plant layout. The machine has proven to be very efficient in the detection of both foreign material and aflatoxin.

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10 July 2013 Fruit, EMEA

Elixir Foods, Serbia

High demand for quality and the need for larger production capacity made Elixir Foods decide to partner with BEST Sorting. “Selling straight to the end-user requires strong quality control. Therefore we explored the market for a partner that listens to us and understands our challenges,” says Dragan Petrovic, General Manager of Elixir Foods.

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10 July 2013 Nuts, The Americas

Sessions Company, USA

Sessions Company, an Alabama based peanut sheller and processor, chose TOMRA Sorting as the preferred supplier for optical sorting equipment, to guarantee quality, limit losses and increase yield. They installed a Helius sorter to efficiently detect and remove foreign material and aflatoxin.

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10 July 2013 Nuts, The Americas

Stahmann Farms, Australia

Sophisticated laser sorting from TOMRA increases pecan and macadamia output by 30 percent while a novel rear ejection system (RES) significantly lowers false rejects to less than 0.25 percent. The sorter’s ability to quickly and easily accept variable sorting parameters, along with its remote diagnostic capabilities, produces a cleaner end product with greater confidence that exceeds customer expectations.

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10 July 2013 Fruit, EMEA

Uren Novaberry, Poland

Uren Novaberry, one of Poland’s leading fruit processing companies, has seen its frozen raspberry processing business become more profitable following its installation of a TOMRA Helius™ free fall laser sorting machine. For its cherry processing line, a new TOMRA Ixus™ Bulk x-ray machine allows the company to provide safer product quality, thereby justifying a premium price.

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09 July 2013 Potatoes, EMEA

Aviko, The Netherlands

Aviko, one of the leading processors of potato products in Europe, has installed BEST’s Genius™ optical belt sorters in three of its processing plants, including its home unit in Steenderen, The Netherlands.

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08 March 2013 Potatoes, EMEA

Hoff Norske Potetindustrier, Norway

When Hoff Norske Potetindustrier wanted to improve the yield of their steam peeling line they chose the most technological advanced solution for their process, TOMRA Sorting.

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