Fruit Texture Analyzer


Make sure that you're harvesting and shipping at the right time by getting accurate firmness measurements . . . every time!

The newly redesigned Fruit Texture Analyzer (FTA) measures fruit firmness at the push of a button and stores the results on your PC. Test apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, kiwi-fruit, avocados and more, with quick, easy and reliable results.


  • Tests are conducted at standard depths and speeds of penetration, ensuring accurate and repeatable results
  • Ranks first in a Washington State comparison study of firmness testing equipment.
  • The FTA connects to a standard PC and runs on Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
  • Results can be saved in an ASCII format or directly accessed from Excel, Word or Access
  • Installation only takes a few minutes
  • The FTA requires minimum maintenance - only cleaning to remove juice
  • The electronic measure system ensures accurate, reliable firmness readings
  • All operating parameters can be regulated via the control PC (probe speed, calibration, threshold load, depth)
  • Electronic speed control ensures accurate probe speed and also ensures that tests are carried out under standard conditions
  • FTA Windows software is included


  • Capacity:
    • GS-15: 15 kg - €4975.00
    • GS-25: 25 kg - €5922.00
  • Operating Range:
    • GS-15: 50-15,000g
    • GS-25: 50-25,000g
  • Measuring units: kg, pounds, Newton
  • Maximum fruit size: 120 mm
  • Weight: 9 kg (approx)
  • Power: 100-240 VAC
  • Power consumption: 30 watt (30 VDC, 1 Amp)