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Traceability hot topic during Conbrasul 2019, Brazil

Traceability hot topic during Conbrasul 2019, Brazil Conbrasul, a conference for the Brazilian egg industry, took place from June 16th to June 19th in Gramado, Brazil. This conference takes place every two year and Ovotrack CEO, Job Beekhuis, was one of the presenters during this year’s edition. Job gave a presentation about different traceability solutions in the egg industry, the global developments in traceability technologies and the growing importance of...

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine – 2 – for better traceability

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine - 2 - for better traceability For most customers, connecting Ovotrack to their grading machine is an important step. There are different ways of doing this, depending on the type of grading machine or the specific requirements of your local market. In this newsletter, and in forthcoming editions, we will be zooming in on the different aspects of grader communication in more detail. The...

Ovotrack opens office in Kalona, IA

Ovotrack opens office in Kalona, IA With a rapidly growing customer base in the USA and Canada, the Ovotrack customer support team needs to increase its footprint in North America. On July 1, Brandon Helmuth, who runs the North American service department, has moved to a bigger office in Kalona, IA. The new location in Kalona will also act as a repair and distribution centre for Ovotrack hardware and spare...

Case study: Star Egg controls inventory of eggs and packaging

Case study: Star Egg controls inventory of eggs and packaging Star Egg, an egg grading company based in Saskatoon in Canada’s Saskatchewan province, grades eggs of different types from over 60 farms. In 2010, Star Egg was involved in a traceability pilot project set up by Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC),  the national egg farmers’ organization that manages the supply of eggs, promotes eggs and sets standards for egg farming...

Visit us at SIAVS 2019 in Brazil

Visit us at SIAVS 2019 in Brazil For the first time, Ovotrack will be present at the SIAVS exhibition in São Paulo. This International Poultry And Pork Show will be held at Anhembi Parque in São Paulo, Brazil, from August 27th to August 29th. With more than 150 exhibitors, SIAVS is the country’s largest poultry and pig farming event! The Ovotrack team, including our South American agent Rogério Belzer, will...

First Ovotrack Academy in Wisconsin is a winner

First Ovotrack Academy in Wisconsin is a winner S&R Egg Farms hosted the first Ovotrack Academy at their brand new egg processing center in Cold Springs, WI. The first edition of this new Ovotrack service focused on Moba customers in the USA. For two days, all existing Ovotrack modules were discussed in six blocks, each block addressing a specific process step, such as ‘database and synchronization’, ‘receiving eggs and material’,...

Case study: Poringer tracks colored and graded eggs

Case study: Poringer tracks colored and graded eggs Austrian egg grading center Poringer was one of the first Ovotrack customers. Poringer began using Ovotrack in 2004. So this year Poringer and Ovotrack are celebrating 15 years of partnership. Traceability and food safety standards in Austria are very high. The Austrian organization AMA guarantees egg traceability throughout the country. All information on eggs received from farms and eggs shipped to customers...

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine to collect grading results

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine -1- to collect grading results For most Ovotrack customers, connecting Ovotrack to their grading machine is one of the most essential items. However, several details need to be observed before this connection can be made successfully. The added value for traceability is obvious, but there are many other benefits, too. This connection can be made in different ways. The best option for you is...

f&f SA/AG production process with Ovotrack

f&f SA/AG production process with Ovotrack Here you can see the production process at our valued customer f&f SA/AG in Switzerland. f&f uses following Ovotrack solutions through complete process, from the farm to their customers:Ovotrack Database, Ovotrack Farm Label Printing, Ovotrack Receive, Ovotrack Farm Seconds, Ovotrack Packaging, Ovotrack Egg Quality, Ovotrack Loader, Ovotrack Eggs Cargo Identifier, Ovotrack Grading Results, Ovotrack Egg Balancing, Ovotrack End-of-Lane, Ovotrack Grader Seconds, Ovotrack Print &...

Ovotrack takes part in VIV Asia for the first time

Ovotrack takes part in VIV Asia for the first time VIV Asia, the biggest exhibition for the Asian poultry industry, took place from March 13th to March 15th in Bangkok, Thailand. This was the first time Ovotrack participated in VIV Asia and, after IPPE Atlanta, this was our second exhibition of 2019. As many countries in Asia are stepping up food safety regulations, it is important that they are aware...