Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Michigan's Safe Food Risk Assessment

For small, direct-market fruit and vegetable producers Regardless of the size of your farming operation, the use of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is highly recommended to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Using good production, harvest and post-harvest management practices that keep...
Michigan State University Extension
Michigan State University Extension

Harvesting and Postharvest Handling of Dates

  Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is thought to have originated in Mesopotamia (what is now Iraq) and its cultivation spread to the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, and the Middle Eastern Countries in ancient times (about 5000 years ago). In 2006, world production of dates was about 7...
Adel A. Kader
Awad M. Hussein
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

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