Pack house efficiency experts MARCO have been awarded a significant contract by Special Fruit b.v. for the supply of a comprehensive twin line yield control packaging system at their major pack house in Meer, Belgium.
Special Fruit is one of Europe’s largest importer-packers of fresh produce including: berries, exotics, soft and hard fruits, delicate vegetables and a range of specialty products. Sold under their iconic ‘BerryFresh’ and ‘Best Choice’ brands, Special Fruit’s products come from all six continents and are supplied to retailers, supermarket chains, hotels, caterers and other wholesalers throughout 28 countries.
MARCO’s extensive knowledge and experience of fresh produce packaging has been clear from the outset. They understand our challenges and their ability to undertake the design and supply of the complete mechanical handling equipment, together with the seamless interface with our Navision system, will ensure optimum efficiency throughout the pack house. The yield control system will streamline our manual packing process and provide invaluable visibility for our operation. The reduction in giveaway and improved productivity will ensure we remain highly competitive whilst providing our customers with the highest quality produce.
Jef Wouters – Operations Director