July is the month for strawberries, cream, Wimbledon… and now robots. And while the fruit has long posed a challenge to machinery makers as it is easy to bruise and difficult to extract, a new piece of kit could be the gamechanger. See also: Exotic and unusual harvesters: cotton pickers Traditionally, most strawberry harvester operators run two conveyors on either side of a packing unit, on to which gangs of labour place the fruit. And yield depends hugely on how […]