Fresh Produce Packaging

Comparación de Tres Empaques para la Conservación en Postcosecha de la Fresa “Fragaria vesca"

  En Colombia el cultivo de la fresa se realiza principalmente a campo abierto, facilitando el ataque de plagas y enfermedades, causantes del deterioro acelerado en la etapa de poscosecha y generando pérdidas significativas para los productores. El objetivo principal de esta investigaci...
Yesenia Campo Vera
Edison Javier Boada Díaz
Javier Delgado
Alimentos Hoy

Desarrollo de un Envase Activo Adicionado con Aceites Esenciales de Cítricos para el Control de la Podredumbre en Fresa

  La fresa es un fruto que se consume a nivel mundial en un gran número de productos, debido a su sabor, aroma y propiedades nutricionales; sin embargo es muy perecedera debido a enfermedades durante su vida en postcosecha. Por lo que el objetivo de este trabajo fue desarrollar un...
Yadir Alarcón-García
Ma. Andrea Trejo-Márquez
Adriana Corrales-Salinas
Selene Pascual Bustamante
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Eficiencia del Preenfriado Sobre la Deshidratación y Tasa Respiratoria de Uva de Mesa (Vitis vinifera L.)

  El preenfriado y almacenamiento refrigerado han sido ampliamente reportados como técnicas eficaces para preservar la frescura y calidad de la fruta después de la cosecha, ya que estas tienden a reducir la tasa de reacciones bioquímicas, físicas y el crecimiento...
García-Robles Jesús Manuel
Mercado-Ruiz Jorge Nemesio
Tobón-Quijano José Iván
Valencia-Abud Mónica Yared
Gurrola-Sánchez Dalia
Báez-Sañudo Reginaldo
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Effects of Modified Atmosphere Packaging and Low Temperatures on the Physico-Chemical Changes and Shelf Life of Banana

  Banana (Musa sapientum L.) of the botanical family Musaceae is one of the major and commercially important fruit crops in the world trade. The major banana producing countries of the world are Brazil, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Mexico, Indonesia, Columbia and Costa-Rica. Presently,...
M.Z. Hossain
M.K. Hassan
G.N. Hasan
M.R. Islam
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

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

Preparing the Packinghouse for Peach Season

The southeastern peach industry is known for the high quality of its fresh peaches. As a new peach season approaches, it is time to ready the packinghouse for output of the best peach product. Several areas in the packing facility should be considered.  List of Contents: Hydrocooler Packing...
Kathryn C. Taylor (authored)
Dario Chavez (reviewed)
University of Georgia Extension

Interactive Effects of Wrapping Materials and Cold Storage Durations on Water Content of Apple

  This study was conducted on the interactive effects of wrapping materials and cold storage durations on water content of apple (cv. Golden Delicious) during cold storage at -1°C temperature and 90% relative humidity. Four wrapping methods (news paper, kraft paper, kraft paper + straw and...
Saeed Seyfollahnezhad
Majid Rashidi
Saeed Sayfzadeh
Agricultural Engineering Research Journal

Wrapping Materials and Cold Storage Durations Effect on Dry Matter Content of Plum

  Three wrapping materials (kraft paper + straw, kraft paper and news paper) and five cold storage durations (0, 8, 16, 24 and 32-day) were investigated for dry matter content of plum (cv. Shablon) during cold storage at -1°C temperature and 98% relative humidity. The experiment was laid...
Fariborz Naserzaeim
Majid Rashidi
Saeed Sayfzadeh
Agricultural Engineering Research Journal

Effect of Wrapping Materials and Cold Storage Durations on Quality of Plum (cv. Shablon)

  This study was conducted on the effect of wrapping material and cold storage duration on plum (cv. Shablon) during cold storage at -1°C temperature and 98% relative humidity. Three wrapping materials (news paper + straw, kraft paper and kraft paper + straw) and five cold storage...
Fariborz Naserzaeim
Majid Rashidi
Saeed Sayfzadeh
Agricultural Engineering Research Journal

Packaging for Organic Foods

This guide helps exporters, packers and processors to understand packaging for organic food. Businesses in developing countries, particularly micro and small ones, often lack comprehensive information on market requirements set by importers. This guide on packaging for organic products will help...
Rajiv Dhar
Kathrin Seidel
International Trade Centre