Hanging Produce scales are a thing of the past

If you stop and think about it, you’ve seen them at the farmer’s market, the deli, even the grocery store. Digital Produce scales that allow vendors to easily weigh their fruits and vegetables and charge their customers by the pound. In the past, many of these produce scales were mechanical hanging scales. But lately, more and more farmer’s market vendors are choosing digital produce scales for the market. Why? Because they’re relatively inexpensive, are battery powered, and provide the cost per Continue reading

Coffee, tea, chocolate, candy, bakery, vegetable scales

Retail business is fast changing, highly competitive, and needs outstanding solutions. Ohaus Retail products were developed by experienced Retail experts who understand your needs. Ohaus Retail product portfolio offers a complete range of products for every. The products provide the best price performance ratio in the market, ready to support businesses in many different segments:

– Vegetable and grocery stores
– Farmer’s markets
– Grocery stores
– Chocolate and Candy shops
– Coffee and tea specialty shops (coffee, tea, confectionery)
– Bakery and pastry shops
– In store self-service locations
– Convenience stores
– Contract food service

Ohaus RE retail price computing scales  offer a special rugged construction, are ideal for portable use and advanced Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Weighing

We hear these questions below all the time.

1. Does anyone know what/if there are regulations for what type of scale
     a produce vendor uses at farmers markets?
2. Do other farmers have their scales certified by a state
      Weights and Measures department?
3. Is digital better than an old mechanical hanging dial scale?

If you’re curious or new to the farmer’s market or produce stand business and need a legal for trade scale for weighing  apples, potatoes, tomatoes, pumpkins, strawberries, squash and more; scroll down because we have answers to many of your questions.

First up regulations and certifications. Check with your state weights and measures standards department for the specific requirements (you should Continue reading

Label Printing Ingredient Retail Scale

CAS LP-1000N Label Printing Scale

CAS LP-1000N Label Printing Scale

Take CAS’s most popular label printing retail scale, the LP-1000 series, make some improvements like allowing 4000 Price Lookups (PLU’s) and you have the new CAS LP-1000N and LP-1000NP (pole model) label printing scales. These CAS label printing retail scales are widely considered the best scale on the market today in its class. The LP1000N and LP1000NP are a feature rich, easy to use label printing scale backed by a leader in the industry, CAS corp.

With its ability to use the most popular label formats, print ingredients, includes software for your PC, the CAS LP-1000N will be perfect for delis, convenience stores, meat counter, bakery, grocery stores and more. Choice of 5 different labels. These CAS LP-1000N label printing retail price computing scales are available from Central Carolina Scale out of Sanford, NC.

Price calculating scale in ounces

RS130 price computing scale

RS130 price computing scale

Very few retail price computing scales on the market can boast of having all the features of the Rice Lake RS-130 digital price computing scale. This RS130 retail scale is of course NTEP legal for trade. But what sets this scale apart is the fact that it displays weight in pounds. It displays weight in kilograms. Finally, it displays weight in ounces. By the way, did we mention it also can calculate customer change? The RS-130 from Rice Lake packs a powerful punch and is ideal for a farmer’s market stand, chocolate shoppe or produce stand. The scale can operate on standard AC power or the built in rechargeable battery.

RS130 Standard Features
• NTEP-certified, Legal-for-Trade 30lbs x 0.01 lbs
• Customer display on rear of unit
• Compact design makes it easy to transport
• Switchable between lb’s, kg’s, or oz’s Continue reading