We are pleased to announce that the design rights, Intellectual property and most importantly the future manufacture of R J Herbert Engineering Ltd equipment, have been taken over by Herbert B.V. Mr. Mark Verschuren.

Stabilisation of the business and preservation of this valued product range is therefore now guaranteed. Machines will be constructed to the same high standard by one of our partners in the Netherlands.

Shortly we will give you more details and further information. In the meantime, if you should have any questions, please contact Mark Verschuren at the address below, or send an email to: sales@herbert-europe.nl

Herbert Engineering B.V. Attn. Mr. Mark Verschuren
Luchthavenweg 99
The Netherlands
Phone: +31(0)40 20 10 434

We are pleased to announce the we will continue your need for spares & parts. If we can be of any assistance, please contact us.

Sorting Equipment

The Experts in Sorting and Grading

Herbert has been supplying growers and packers defect detection solutions since 1993. At Herbert we focus on root crop vegetable handling. Therefore we can asusre our customers of our expertise in defect detection for potatoes and carrots.

  • 1990's

  • 2000's

  • 2010's


As a leading manufactuer of vegetable sorting equipment we work closely with customers to properly understand their needs to ensure we offer high performance sorting that delivers results, with reliable identification, defect removal and consistent sorting.

Continuous innovation is part of our business. Optical sorting is also driven by innovation with camera and lighting technologies progressing quickly. This allows Herbert to optimise opportunities for the most accurate sorting by offering the most detailed digital resolution in the market. Our technology investment, listening to customers, examining the feedback is how Herbert has developed the Oculus, the next generation in high performance optical graders for washed potatoes.

The Oculus is an exciting advance in optical sorting that enables growers, packers and now also processors to sort far more accurately, with better quality throughput, ultimate flexibility of sorting, increased detection of reject produce and, importantly, better food safety.