Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
PRIV by BlackBerry Gets Its First Update
IDC Sees Transition To Detachable Tablets
Patriot Introduces 128GB Compact USB Flash Drives
AMD Launches the Low Profile FirePro W4300 Graphics Card for CAD
Seagate And Newisys Demonstrate Flash Storage Architecture Capable Of 1TB/s
New Tracking Technology Visualizes Wireless Signals
Adobe Falsh Becomes Adobe Animate CC
Samsung Galaxy Game Tuner App Will Save Battery Resources During Gaming
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Toshiba to Start Vegetable (!) Production at New Factory

Toshiba will add a new dimension to its healthcare business by starting production of pesticide-free, long-life vegetables in a closed-type plant factory that operates under almost aseptic conditions.

The company has begun construction of the plant factory at a facility in Yokosuka, Kanagawa prefecture, and will start shipping lettuce, baby leaf greens, spinach, mizuna and other vegetables in the second quarter of FY2014.

Toshiba hopes that by focusing on improving food, water and air quality will help promote its healthcare business, which combines technologies and know-how from across Toshiba Group.

The plant factory is being installed in an idle facility at Yokosuka. It will be equipped with closed growing systems that integrate technologies including : fluorescent lighting with an output wavelength optimized for vegetable growth; air-conditioning systems that maintain constant temperature and moisture level; remote monitoring systems to track growth; and sterilization systems for packing materials. The production management system will be based on that utilized for semiconductor device production.

Plant factories grow vegetables in close to sterile conditions in almost germ-free cleanrooms. Minimizing the entry of germs and the damage that they can do considerably extends the freshness and shelf-life of vegetables, a major concern for retailers of cut vegetables and salads. Toshiba will promote sales to supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants, and also plans to meet market needs by offering functional vegetables rich in polyphenols and vitamin C, achieved by control of the growth environment. In order to increase sales in this new business, Toshiba is also considering construction a large-scale plant factory outside Japan, and the sale of equipment for plant factory applications within FY2014.

Firefox To Integrate DRM Conternt Protection        All News        HTC Launches The Compact HTC Mini 2 Smartphone
Firefox To Integrate DRM Conternt Protection     General Computing News      Facebook Opens FbStart Registration

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Takes Former Executives To Court
Toshiba To Sell Image Sensor Business to Sony
Toshiba and SanDisk Start Equipment Installation at Yokkaichi’s New Fab 2
Toshiba Unveils New Enterprise Performance HDD
Toshiba Introduces Windows 10 dynaPad Tablet, dynabook Notebooks
Toshiba's Image Sensor for Iris Recognition Improves Recognition And Security
Toshiba's Satellite Click 10 Detachable 2-in-1 PC Now Available
Toshiba Reports Q1 Loss on Weak PC, TV Sales
Toshiba Reports Significant Loss Following Accounting Scandal
Toshiba's New PCs Combine Functionality, Mobility and Performance
Toshiba At IFA 2015
Toshiba Launches Wireless Power Receiver IC for Quick Charging Mobile Devices

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .