Fruit & Vegetables

Eagle x-ray systems provide outstanding detection of the following physical contaminants, regardless of their size, shape or location, within a wide range of fresh, frozen and canned/preserved applications, including jam, tinned fruit, pickled vegetables in glass jars, juice and smoothies, cartons of orange juice and bags of frozen peas:

Eagle’s dual energy Material Discrimination X-ray (MDX) technology is especially valuable for inspecting foods with high variations in density, such as potatoes and bags of mixed salad leaves.

Investing in one of our x-ray systems can also help food manufacturers to achieve compliance with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)-based Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-recognised standards, such as:

  • The British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety
  • International Food Standard (IFS)
  • Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Code
  • The Foundation for Food Safety Certification(FSSC) 22000

As well as offering increased brand protection by reducing the risk of physical contamination, x-ray machines can help to ensure freshness and prevent damaged or incomplete products reaching consumers. Their ability to perform the following inline quality checks means they are simultaneously capable of protecting profitability by avoiding product giveaway:

Furthermore, metal packaging has no effect on the sensitivity of contamination detection and solutions are available to inspect products in a wide range of packaging types, such as: