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Ensure the quality and homogeneity of your walnuts with Multiscan Technologies solutions for walnut sorting.

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE WALNUT SECTOR?

World walnut production is constantly growing. In the last 10 years, it has exceeded one million tons in the 2020-2021 campaign (walnut kernels). The main producing countries are China (47% of the total market share in 2020/21), USA (31% of global production) and Chile, which continues to grow, reaching 7% of the world total for the campaign. 2020/21.

In relation to walnut consumption, China once again tops the list, almost tripling the value of consumption in the United States, with 142,739 tons in 2019.

Current industry trends

More and more walnuts are consumed in grain. This leads processors to select the highest quality nuts for sale in shell format. New players are also appearing on the market. Turkey is making a strong investment in the sector, betting on the creation of associations of producers and processors that help the development of the business.

MULTISCAN TECHNOLOGIES AND THE VALUE OF ITS EXPERIENCE IN THE WALNUT SECTOR

With solutions for the sorting of walnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, hazelnuts and pistachios, Multiscan Technologies positions itself as the specialist in the sorting and inspection of nuts in the shell.

The Multiscan S30W and S30W DUO equipment for walnut sorting are installed in important companies in the United States and Chile, with excellent results in improving their processes and obtaining high-quality products. This demonstrates our deep knowledge of producers-market and their needs in terms of quality standards.

MULTISCAN SOLUTIONS FOR WALNUT SORTING

For walnuts we have three sorting solutions, which are adapted to the needs of each client according to their requirements.

MULTISCAN S30W

It is the ideal solution for the sorting of walnut kernels whose objective is to obtain the highest quality product, selecting by the presence of defects, colour, size and shape.

With its SpinSort technology, it transports the nut achieving a 360º turn to detect any problem on the surface of the product.

With a capacity of up to 363,000 fruits/hour, it is the ideal equipment to reduce labor costs associated with sorting.

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The result is the same as with the Multiscan S30W DUO, but for larger productions that require a higher capacity. With this compact solution, growers can process up to 726,000 fruits/hour.

MULTISCAN MGS WALNUT

It is the latest development of Multiscan for this sector. It is a complete solution with the latest vision technology for walnut sorting and grading. In a single pass it ensures optimum calibration and a quality product, providing our customers with a turnkey installation that improves the productivity and efficiency of their installations.

The Multiscan MGS Walnut is the solution that integrates the sorting processes by external quality, color and size of the in-shell walnut, incorporating the company’s most advanced sorting technology, TotalVision.

Thanks to the integration of TotalVision technology, it allows the inspection of the most difficult areas to see, such as the ends of the product. In this way we identify quality problems in areas where others do not reach.

In addition, its high versatility in terms of the number of outputs of the equipment, give it the ability to adapt to the specific processing needs of each client.

OTHER ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS: REPORTS AND PRODUCTIVE DATA COLLECTION

All Multiscan equipment integrates a software platform that provides the customer with an intuitive and easy-to-use user interface, with the possibility of remote technical assistance. Apart from these functionalities, it also allows communication with other elements of the line and SCADA and incorporates supervised machine learning algorithms, which allows the training of the solution in the detection of certain specific defects.

SPECIALIZED TECHNICAL SERVICE

To give a quick response to our customers, Multiscan Technologies has offices and specialized technical service in Spain, Chile and the USA. Our service is comprehensive and offers coverage in all phases, from the purchase to the installation and maintenance of the equipment. In addition, we have a remote technical service to provide an agile response to any questions or queries that may arise.

For more information about this in-shell walnut sorting equipment, contact our team of specialists.