Tomato is used in the processing industry for a wide range of derivatives: juice, purées, concentrates, peeled, pulp and diced. The collection, transport and transfer of the raw material are fundamental links in the industrial transformation of the tomato. The factories receive the raw material in bins that are overturned by tipping bins, and the tomato falls into tanks filled
The first phase includes washing and sorting, essential operations to eliminate foreign substances (bodies) and unsuitable fruit. For the
preparation of pureed and concentrated juices, it is necessary to grind the fruits, separate the seeds and skins and then, with the exclusion of the juices,
the more or less partial elimination of the constitution water.
After washing and sorting, we move on to peeling, separation of the skins and sorting. After these phases the product is boxed, the boxes sterilized