Indaia Exotic Importação Exportação Ltda. was founded in May 1984. In a very short period of time, it became one of the major fruit, vegetables and roots exporters in Brazil. This great achievement was due to the extreme endeavor of its partners and the strict quality control of its products.
In the early 80’s, when he saw the Cerrado, a vast tropical ecoregion of Brazil, and the excellent land quality in Janaúba, a small town in Minas Gerais state, Mr. Yuji Yamada had no doubt it was the gateway to the conquest of the Cerrado.
A Japanese immigrant, who arrived in Brazil in 1960, he is a natural entrepreneur that initiated activities planting fruits and vegetables in Registro, a town in São Paulo state.
This article presents postharvest information and storage requirements for Atemoya. It also includes information on quality characteristics, maturity indices, grading, packaging, pre-cooling, retail display, chilling sensitivity, ethylene production and sensitivity, respiration rates, physiological disorders, postharvest pathology, quarantine issues, and suitability as fresh-cut product.