"... In Rade, Landgard is the first company in Europe to use a newly developed ripening technology for the first time, which was ultimately also decisive for the move from the previous location on the Hamburg wholesale market to Rade and the expansion there: the Softripe process allows the company to expand its trade to the entire spectrum of fruit from overseas, explains Averhoff..."
Report in Eurofruit September 2019
"Fruit Logistica’s 2019 Silver Innovation Award was given to the German firm Frigotec for its “Softripe® Ripening Technology.” Trade visitors were impressed by this natural and energy-saving ripening technology for bananas and other tropical fruit. After winning the award, Roland Wirth, General Manager of Frigotec, sat down for an interview with Produce Report at Fruit Logistica 2019 in Berlin..."