Farm Harvests RFID’s Benefits

By Bob Violino

After deploying an RFID receiving system, Paramount Farms cut its operating costs, improved its relationship with growers and avoided having to invest in expanding its facilities.

An RFID implementation can be a daunting challenge for many companies, but for Paramount Farms—one of the world’s largest suppliers of pistachios—the technology hasn’t been a tough nut to crack. Trucks line up to enter the scale house Paramount, which processes about 60 percent of the U.S. pistachio crop and exports its products to more than 20 countries, is relying on an RFID system to help automate and increase the efficienc...

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