FreshPlaza at 05.01.2021
... "Worldwide Fruit took the lead in England last year and after the first test chamber and successful trials and validation, ordered further large Softripe ripening chamber systems", explains Roland Wirth, Frigotec GmbH. "The system in England was delivered and installed together with our local partner JD-Cooling". With this new ripening plant, larger quantities of avocados in soft-ripening quality will for the first time come onto the British food retail market." ...
At this year's Fruit Logistica, Frigotec presented not only bananas, but also avocados in particular, which were ripened using the new Softripe process. The visitors to the stand were convinced, and for Managing Director Roland Wirth it was a success: "My impression is that this trade fair appearance has shown the importance of the Softripe technology for the fruit world very well".
German market leader in ripening is prepared to go worldwide after they introduced revolutionary technology Softripe® for fruits like avocados and Bananas at Fruit Logistica in Berlin. After 5 years of research and trials in Brazil and Germany...more
Published in Fruchthandel Magazin 04/2020 in German language
German group Frigotec will present avocados ripened by its Softripe technology at Fruit Logistica 2020, following successful trials in Brazil and England...more
"... 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..."