In every shop you can buy them, whether in a supermarket, at a kiosk, in a cafeteria, or at a bakery: nuts.

A healthy snack that is usually served in a perfect mix as “student food”. But until the different nut varieties are ready for consumption, the products go through a long process from harvest to sale. In several steps, the cores suitable for consumption must be as cleanly and as gently separated from their shell as possible.

Germany is known for its high standards in quality control in the food industry. They have very strict guidelines. And there are a lot of conditions and restrictions that must be adhered to. In contrast to common samples, which in turn require higher costs and more time, LuxFlux offers a suitable alternative. We rely on hyperspectral technologies that enable complete, fast and non-contact measurement in the process.
The nuts to be analyzed (e.g. walnuts, hazelnuts or macadamia nuts) can be tested and classified without any physical contact. Due to the optical measuring method, there is no danger in the checking process. The quality of the objects to be examined is protected. The non-contact measuring process protects the goods from damage.

True to the motto “The good in the pot, the bad into the crop”, the sorting of food works by means of hyperspectral near-infrared sensors. LuxFlux has developed the industry-suited technology in order to quickly and effectively remove foreign objects (e.g. stones, wood, paper, plastics, glass particles or insects), unwanted by-products (such as shells, stems or leaves), contaminants or “material damages“.

We offer reliability and perfection. Hyperspectral Imaging is an innovative method that is particularly effective in the processing of nuts. The Luxflux camera software is particularly suitable for sorting and process analysis. In the long term, the technology can save costs and ensure a high level of quality.

This method enables more efficient work in many industrial sectors. By optimizing the analysis procedure, a particularly high quality standard is ensured. It ultimately facilitates the customer’s buying decision while protecting the consumer and enhancing the reputation of their own brand.


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