Fresh Produce Packaging

Evaluación del Comportamiento Postcosecha de la Batata (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) en Condiciones de Almacenamiento Comercial

  El estudio del comportamiento de la calidad postcosecha en la batata (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) bajo condiciones de almacenamiento a temperatura ambiente (30+1ºC y 60+ 1%Hr) y refrigeración comercial (13+1ºC y 80+1% HR), tuvo por objetivo conocer el tiempo de vida útil...
Auris García
Maiby Pérez
Audry García
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Effects of Packaging Materials and Types on the Postharvest Nutritional Quality of Mini Pakchoi Brassica chinensis

  The baby leaves of mini Pakchoi Brassica chinensis are gaining popularity due to its pleasant appearance, flavour, tender texture and nutrition. Effects of retail packaging on the nutritional quality of Brassica chinensis at 4°C were studied. Samples were packaged using polyethylene bags...
Wu Shimin
Shu Feiya
Huang Danfeng
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Effect of Different MAP on Quality Retention of Fresh-Cut Nectarines

  The effects of low O2 and CO2 -enriched atmospheres associated to different packaging (traditional and compostable) on shelf life of fresh-cut peach were investigated. The low permeability of the film has a positive influence on weight loss and firmness as the less permeable film allowed a...
M. Maghenzani
V. Chiabrando
G. Giacalone
International Food Research Journal

Effect of Low Density Polyethylene Bag and 1-MCP Sachet for Suppressing Fruit Rot Disease and Maintaining Storage Quality of Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.)

  The effect of packaging bags on fruit rot disease suppression and fruit quality retention of mangosteens (Garcinia mangostana L.) was investigated at 13°C. Harvested mangosteen fruit at stage 3 of maturity (full red pericarp) were packed in either a perforated polyethylene (PPE) bag, a...
T. T. Vo
P. Jitareerat
A.K. Uthairatanakij
S. Limmatvapirat
M. Kato
International Food Research Journal

Packaging Material Affects Quality Attributes and Ripening Period of Avocado (Persea americana) Fruit

  The quality of avocados is comprised of a number of physical, chemical and sensory characteristics that change at each stage of the maturation process. The outstanding compositional feature is the high fat content, which varies significantly between different cultivars. Shelf life is defined...
Tigist Nardos
Tolawak Wakgari
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

  Codex standards for fresh fruits and vegetables and related texts such as the Code of Hygienic Practice for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables are published in this compact format to allow their wide use and understanding by governments, regulatory authorities, food industries and retailers, and...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

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

New Strategies in Transportation for Floricultural Crops

  In the past century, the centers of production and consumption of ornamentals increasingly have become widely separated. A cut flower bouquet purchased today in a Verona florist could easily combine Italian foliage with flowers grown in Kenya, Colombia, Holland and Thailand. The extended...
M.S. Reid
C.Z. Jiang
University of California