Australian mangoes and berries tracked by home grown technology

Queensland fruit producer Piñata Farms is using innovative Australian-designed Escavox technology to track the temperature and location of premium berries and mangoes along the supply chain, giving it valuable data for optimizing delivery, according to a report in PKN Packaging News, Australia. The company has smart trackers in every berry consignment leaving its main packing operation at Wamuran.

A quick-chill cool room at Piñata’s packing shed uses the latest technology to take field heat out of the berries faster, before packaging in heat-sealed punnets. The Escavox devices, about the size of a mobile phone, are placed by Piñata Farms in a carton or container on loading and are retrieved by Escavox for reuse after the consignment’s arrival...


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