Sanitation of sesame seed without chemicals

Sanitation of sesame seed without chemicals

UV Hoods In the last few months sesame seed has been an issue in the media. Organisms that may occasionally be found on sesame seed such as Listeria and E. coli are commonly controlled with effective chemicals such as Ethylene Oxide. However, Ethylene Oxide is...
Tackling stem rot in bell peppers with UV

Tackling stem rot in bell peppers with UV

Consumers leave bell peppers with rotting stems lying around. This makes stem rot a cost item that everyone in the pepper chain would like to see reduced. At the Sorting and Packing department of ZON fruit & vegetables in Venlo, all bell pepper stems have recently...
Problem-free cultivation with CleanLight

Problem-free cultivation with CleanLight

Protecting crops with UV-light instead of only using this light to grow isn’t unknown. UV light isn’t only used to disinfect (irrigation) water; it also protects plants against fungi and other culprits. Bejo, located in Warmenhuizen (NL), supplies seeds...