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Hectre, the multi award-winning fruit technology company, developed Spectre for Cherries S.A. to cater for cherries in buckets that sit inside bins – a specific bin set up requirement of…


29 November 2023

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27 November 2023

As Chile’s cherry harvest ramps up, producers and packers are gaining the benefits of a new AI solution, Spectre for Cherries S.A.

13 October 2023

Fruit tech innovator secures NZ$5m in new funding to help scale into American and European markets.

9 October 2023

The agtech startup Hectre, has attracted NZ$5 million in their latest funding round.

9 October 2023

The agritech startup will use the funds to further extend into the Latin American and European markets.

15 September 2023

NZ based fruit tech startup Hectre, has been announced as winner of the “Overall Supply Chain Solution of The Year” category in the 4th annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards.

24 August 2023

NZ based fruit tech startup Hectre, has today been announced as winner of the “Overall Supply Chain Solution Of The Year” category in the 4th annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards.

17 August 2023

The awards program recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in today’s global agricultural and food technology markets.

7 July 2023

As trucks pull up under the camera, Spectre Top Down scans the top layer of fruit and within seconds delivers early fruit size data that is 95 per cent accurate.

13 June 2023

Hectre’s blend of high intelligence and simplicity delivers value and ROI. This innovation focus has seen Hectre become the global category leader.

18 May 2023

The US is one of the top three pear producers globally, and work is underway in many areas of the supply chain to ensure more pears make it to marker. 

15 May 2023

Hectre will be exhibiting at Hort Connections for the very first time and will be showcasing their Orchard Management and Fruit Sizing app.

2 May 2023

Award-winning fruit tech company Hectre has released a fruit-sizing dashboard, enabling growers to access and analyze early fruit-size data during apple harvest, according to a news release.

19 April 2023

Tech is taking on a greater role in the growing world, and digital QC is finding its place.

16 April 2023

Fast-growing fruit-tech startup Hectre has notched up another two business awards as it looks forward to a new funding round in the next 12 months.

18 January 2023

In response to growing demand from European markets for its fruit sizing AI app, tech startup Hectre will be exhibiting for the first time at Fruit Logistica in Berlin.

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