Empaque de Alimentos

World Pineapple Production: An Overview

  This review paper discusses the origin, production, cultivation practices, storage, transportation and uses of pineapple. The economic importance of pineapple is easily justified by its unique characteristics as a fruit, which ensured its rapid diffusion and adoption, in the tropics and...
Farid Hossain
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Packaging of Agricultural Products

  This booklet is intended to be a practical manual that describes methods and materials that can be used by small-scale producers in developing countries to package agricultural products. It covers foods that are grown and/or processed on farms and then transported to wholesale markets or...
Peter Fellows
Agromisa , CTA

Establishing and Managing Smallholder Vegetable Packhouses to Link Farms and Markets

  Contents:  Packhouse Importance of a Packhouse Establishing a Packhouse Packhouse Operations  Managing a Packhouse  Practical Exercises
Antonio L. Acedo Jr.
Md. Atiqur Rahman
Borarin Buntong
Durga Mani Gautam
The World Vegetable Center

Freezing Fruits

  You can freeze most fruits, but the quality of the frozen product depends on the kind of fruit, stage of maturity, and type of pack. Select firm, evenly ripe fruit of the right variety for freezing. Freeze fruit that has a good flavor and color and is at peak ripeness for eating. Freezing...
Mississippi State University Extension
Mississippi State University Extension

CBI Product Factsheet: Exotic Roots and Tubers in Europe

  The European market for exotic roots and tubers is small but growing. Cassava and yams are the biggest sellers. Volumes of taro, yautia or malanga and other roots that are less well known in the European market, are still very small. The main market are ethnic food shops and restaurants, but...
LEI Wageningen UR
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomegranates in Europe

  The European Union (EU) is a net importer of fresh pomegranates. In 2014, 42 thousand tonnes of pomegranates (imports minus exports) were added to the apparent consumption of pomegranates in the EU, in addition to the volume produced locally. Pomegranates are a luxury fruit that sells well...
LEI Wageningen
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Microbial Safety of Wood in Contact with Food: A Review

  Food packaging is multifunctional: it protects from harvest to table. Four main groups of materials for direct food contact are mentioned in the literature: wood, glass, plastic, and metal. In this review, the focus is on wooden packaging for direct contact with food. In Europe, wood as a...
Florence Aviat
Christian Gerhards
Jos´e-juan Rodriguez-Jerez
Val´erie Michel
Isabelle Le Bayon
Rached Ismail
Michel Federighi
Institute of Food Technologists

Efecto del Empaque en la Calidad Poscosecha de Frutos de Semeruco (Malpighia emarginata DC)

  El fruto de semeruco Malpighia emarginata DC, es consumido como fruta fresca, por su alto valor en vitamina C, pero su vida útil es corta de 3 a 6 días en refrigeración. El objetivo es prolongar la vida útil con uso de empaques bajo refrigeración. Los...
Terán Yanira
D’AubeterreRamón
Godoy Yajaira
Márquez Antonio
Petit Deysi
Rojas Belinda
Mujica Yelitza
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Processing of Fresh-Cut Tropical Fruits and Vegetables: A Technical Guide

Fruit and vegetable production and consumption in Asia and the Pacific region have shown a marked upward trend over the past several years. Rising consumer demand in the region has come with greater awareness of food safety issues and increased need for convenience and quality. The fresh-cut...
Jennylynd B. James
Tipvanna Ngarmsak
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific