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High-value, high-intensity cherries take the logical next step: high-tech

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The handling of cherries in our valleys is high intensity, high value and high return in a good year.

We raise a crop that is special, and calls for special care. Automated electronic sorting is the latest way to get the best from the crop, and a number of fruit houses have invested in these products.

I got a tour of Northern Fruit’s new machine, an Italian-made wonder that handles the cherries quickly, photographs every cherry multiple times as it…

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