Authored By: Sarah
15 Jul 2024

 Fruit Sorting Machinery Market to grow by USD 116.4 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Fruit Sorting Machinery Market” by Application (Automated fruit sorting machinery, Mechanical fruit sorting machinery) Type (Optical sorting machine, Weight-based sorting machine) Geography (Europe, North America, APAC, Middle East and Africa, South America)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 116.4 million at a CAGR of  5.51% during the forecast period. In the burgeoning fruit industry of developing economies, the shift towards higher-quality fruits is a notable trend. With rising disposable income and expanding palates, there is a surging demand for nutritious food products. Consequently, manufacturers prioritize safety and quality in their production processes. Industrial automation, including fruit sorting machinery, is increasingly adopted to ensure both worker safety and product integrity, thereby revolutionizing the industry..

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By Application, the Automated fruit sorting machinery segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

In the global fruit sorting machinery market, optical sorting machines held the largest market share in 2023. These advanced machines utilize optical sensors such as photodetectors, cameras, and more for automated food product sorting, including fruits. Equipped with color detection sensors and cameras, optical sorting machines can precisely identify and sort differently colored food items, ensuring the removal of damaged or infected fruits from the production line. This technological sophistication enhances efficiency and product quality in the fruit processing industry.

By Type, Optical sorting machine  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

In the fruit sorting machinery market, advanced technologies such as optical sorting, color sorting, sensor-based sorting, and camera sorting are driving innovation. TOMRA's blizzard-free fall pulsed light emitting diode (LED) camera sorting machine is a prime example, utilizing sensors for reliable color, shape, and structural fruit differentiation. Regulatory pressures on food safety have intensified the demand for automated fruit sorting solutions.

Europe is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

In the dynamic business landscape of Fruit Sorting Machinery Market, advanced technologies are revolutionizing the fruit processing industry. Our offerings include state-of-the-art machinery for sorting, grading, and packaging fruits, ensuring optimal quality and efficiency. By integrating AI and machine learning algorithms, we provide customized solutions that cater to specific client requirements, enhancing their competitive edge. Our commitment to innovation and excellence drives us to deliver superior value to our clients.

The Fruit Sorting Machinery Market t growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
  • Aweta G and P BV
  • Buhler AG
  • Crux Agribotics BV
  • De Greefs Wagen Carrosserie en Machinebouw BV
  • Duravant LLC
  • Ellips BV
  • Eshet Eilon Industries LTD.
  • Futura Srl
  • GP Graders
  • Grote Co. Inc.
  • John Bean Technologies Corp.
  • Maf Roda
  • Pigo S.r.l.
  • Quadra Machinery
  • Reemon Technology Holdings Co. Ltd.
  • Sesotec GmbH
  • SHIBUYA Corp.
  • Techik Instrument Shanghai Co. Ltd.
  • Tomra Systems ASA

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Research Analysis Overview

In the fruit processing industries, advanced technologies have revolutionized the sorting process, leading to the widespread adoption of fruit sorting machinery. Optical sorting machines, equipped with machine learning, computer vision technologies, and artificial intelligence, have become indispensable. These systems utilize hyperspectral imaging and near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, enabling precise sorting based on external defects, ripeness, and nutritional value. Manual sorting systems and mechanical sorters have been largely replaced by automated sorting solutions. Sorters employing optical technologies offer significant advantages, including minimized labor costs, improved waste minimization, and enhanced visual appeal for premium quality fruits. The market for fruit sorting machinery continues to grow, driven by the increasing demand for efficient, accurate, and cost-effective sorting solutions. As agricultural technology advances, the integration of advanced sensors and imaging technologies into sorting equipment will further streamline the fruit processing industry.

Market Research Overview

In the fruit processing industries, advanced sorting technologies have gained significant traction, revolutionizing the way fruits and vegetables are graded and sorted. Machine learning, computer vision technologies, and artificial intelligence are at the forefront of this transformation. These precision sorting technologies employ specialized equipment such as mechanical, pneumatic, and optical sorting machines. They help in identifying and rejecting diseased specimens, foreign objects, and other contaminants, ensuring food safety and maintaining brand reputation. The market for fruit sorting machinery caters to various sectors, including food processing units, fresh produce markets, distributors, packers, and producers. The versatility and flexibility of these systems enable sorting of a wide range of fruits, including stone fruits like pears and peaches, berries, citrus fruits, and tropical fruits like mangoes. Efficiency gains, waste minimization, and yield maximization are key benefits of automated sorting solutions. Innovative packaging technology, food additives, and nutrition labeling are other areas where fruit sorting machinery plays a crucial role. Maintenance and repair, waste management technologies, and post-harvest treatments like pre-cooling are essential aspects of the fruit processing plant. Sustainable farming practices and fruit planting base are also influenced by the advancements in fruit sorting machinery.


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