This Very Big Machine Picks Very Small Berries

Mechanized harvest of black and red berries in The Netherlands. The berries are harvested using a Samson SFM Technology Blackcurrant harvester and go directly in barrels, which contain 250KG of berries when full.

After that, the barrels are put into cold storage at the growers farmstead. Later on the day the berries are collected for processing at the factory where they make berries concentrate of it.

The concentrate is used for soft drinks, yoghurts and bakery products.