Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Guía de Requisitos Técnicos para Exportar Alimentos a los Estados Unidos de América

Estados Unidos es el segundo importador mundial de alimentos luego de la Unión Europea y el cuarto destino de las exportaciones agroalimentarias argentinas (luego de Unión Europea, China y Brasil). El tamaño, diversidad y crecimiento de este mercado ofrece excelentes...
Arnaldo C. Nonzioli
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca Argentina

Aplicación de 1-Metilciclopropeno, una alternativa a la estacionalidad de la pitahaya amarilla

Para Colombia, la pitahaya amarilla es una fruta considerada como producto promisorio exportable, debido a su sabor y precios de venta en el mercado internacional. Sin embargo, es una fruta estacional con dos picos marcados de producción, lo que genera fluctuación en los precios y la...
Liliana Serna Cock
Laura Sofía Ayala Aponte
Adolfo Alfredo
Alimentos Hoy

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Under the Dayton Peace Agreement, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is divided into two Entities, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (F BiH) and the Republika Srpska (RS). In general, both Entities are responsible for agricultural and food issues in its Entity, and there is no national-level...
Sanela Stanojcic-Eminagic
USDA GAIN

Israel - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Israeli importers face two main considerations when selecting a particular product - quality and price. In the price range, American products are not always attractive, due to the high production costs in the U.S., and high transportation costs to Israel, relative to suppliers from near-by Europe...
Gilad Shachar
USDA GAIN

The Prevention of Pericarp Browning and the Maintenance of Post-harvest Quality in Vietnamese Longan cv. Long, Using Sodium Metabisulfite Treatment

  The impact of sodium metabisulfite (Na2S2O5) treatment on the prevention of pericarp browning and the maintenance of the postharvest quality of Vietnamese longan cv. Long during storage was studied by soaking bunches of the fruit in 2.5 or 5 or 7.5% of sodium metabisulfite solution for 5 and...
Le Ha Hai
Jamnong Uthaibutra
Adisak Joomwong
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, Pakistan

The Storage Performance of Sweet Potatoes with Different Pre-storage Treatments in an Evaporative Cooling Barn

  The storage of sweet potato tuberous roots in tropical countries is a major challenge to farmers and retailers due to unfavourable climatic conditions. In this research the storage performance of sweet potato roots in an evaporative cooling barn was investigated with three different pre-...
R.S. Amoah
E. Teye
E.E. Abano
J.P. Tetteh
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Manejo poscosecha de chile jalapeño

  El manejo poscosecha de chile jalapeño es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo dentro de 12 a 24 horas de la cosecha por problemas de pudrición por bacteria. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento adecuadas, se puede...
USAID-RED
USAID

Greece - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Greece’s food laws and regulations follow European Union (EU) rules to the extent that EU food laws have been harmonized. However, in cases in which the EU law may be incomplete or absent, the law of each Member State applies. One main principle of the single market concept is to ensure that...
Ornella Bettini
USDA GAIN

Methods to analyze physic-chemical changes during mango ripening: a multivariate approach

  Canonical discriminant analysis (CDA) was used to identify the best method to discriminate between maturity and ripening stages, assessed in terms of dry matter content, firmness, color (peel and flesh), total soluble solids content attributes, before and during ‘Keitt’ mango...
Malkeet S. Padda
Cassandro V.T. do Amarante
Raphael M. Garcia
David C. Slaughter
Elizabeth J. Mitcham
Postharvest Biology and Technology

Costs and Benefits of Fresh Handling Practices: 4 Worksheets

  These worksheets are designed to assist you in making direct comparisons of estimated costs and expected benefits related to adopting any type of postharvest technology for fresh handling and marketing. If you need more facts to fill out any worksheet, it is recommended that you select one...
Lisa Kitinoja
Perishables Handling Quarterly