Thursday December 9, 2021
Industry Workshop in Spain to Showcase Felix Instruments’ Avocado Meter in Action
Camas, Washington – Felix Instruments will host a free workshop for avocado industry leaders in Malaga, Spain, on Thursday December 16, emphasizing how its ground-breaking avocado meter is setting the highest benchmarks in fruit quality.
The Felix Instruments Avocado Quality Meter enables an almost instantaneous and non-destructive assessment of avocado dry matter. Used by Mission Avocado, Camposol and Del Monte, to name a few, the device makes dry matter measurement easier, increases testing consistency, and reduces measurement time by 95%.
The free workshop will be presented by Application Scientist Eric Munoz with Felix Instruments’ local distributors in attendance. They will reveal how Felix’s clients are using the device, show the Avocado Meter in action with a live demonstration and offer an opportunity for attendees to get hands-on time to try the device out for themselves.
Conference-goers will discover how the highly adaptable quality meter uses near-infrared analysis to assess dry matter, a vital indicator of overall fruit quality and ripeness. Dry matter assessment traditionally took hours to perform, but the Avocado Meter reduces that to a 8-10 second scan at the push of a button.
The workshop, the only one of its kind to be held in 2021, will also highlight tech and accuracy improvements on the device and provide an opportunity for networking among avocado industry colleagues.
The instrument, which stands as one of the industry’s biggest technological leaps to date, also comes with the opportunity to use Fruit Maps, a free interactive harvest map application, co-created by Felix Instruments and Central Queensland University.
To sign up to attend, click here - https://tinyurl.com/avomalaga
Lunch will be provided.
About Felix Instruments
Felix Instruments: Applied Food Science is committed to helping the avocado industry produce the highest quality fruit possible. Founded in 2012 as a subsidiary of CID Bio-Science, Inc., it puts decades of experience engineering plant science tools to work for the commercial agriculture sector.
Focusing on pre- and postharvest applications, Felix Instruments helps fresh market professionals maximize the value of their products with their lines of gas and NIR-based analysis tools.
Felix Instruments: www.felixinstruments.com
Contact: Scott Trimble
Tel: +1 (360) 833-8835