Fresh Produce Regulation, Grades & Standards, Import Regulations, Labeling

Mango Handling and Ripening Protocol

  Contents: Objective and Overview Understanding Mango Maturity and Ripeness Mango Receiving and Quality Assessment Temperature Management Mango Storage Mango Transportation Mango Handling and Merchandising at the Store Mango Ripening Fore More Resources Acknolwedgements Appendix
National Mango Board
National Mango Board

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

Frutas y Hortalizas Frescas

  Las normas del Codex para frutas y hortalizas frescas juntas con textos afines como el Código de Prácticas de Higiene para las Frutas y Hortalizas Frescas son publicadas en formato compacto para permitir su uso y amplio conocimiento por parte de los gobiernos, las autoridades...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomegranates in Germany

  As a result of the health benefits associated with pomegranates, the German consumption of pomegranates is increasing. An interesting opportunity for pomegranate exporters lies in exports of ready-to-eat pomegranate arils. Producers in the Southern Hemisphere have the potential to offer...
ProFound – Advisers In Development
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Evaluation of a Kiwifruit Non-Destructive Firmness Sensory

Non-destructive firmness sensors have recently become available for packers and fruit handlers although they demand more information on their performance and reliability. A commercial sensor based on low mass impact has been tested on kiwifruit. Correlation between the firmness index given by the...
Carlos H. Crisosto
Constantino Valero
David Slaughter
UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology

Physical and chemical characteristics of cactus stems (Opuntia ficus-indica) for exportation and domestic markets

Nopal (edible cactus stems, Opuntia spp.) is consumed and produced in México and the selection criteria for its export include only color, size and the absence of deformations seen by producers at the time of harvest. The objective of this study was to evaluate the physical and chemical...
G. Maki-Díaz
C. B. Peña-Valdivia
R. García-Nava
M. L. Arévalo-Galarza
G. Calderón-Zavala
S. Anaya-Rosales
Agrociencia

Características físicas y químicas de nopal verdura (Opuntia ficus-indica) para exportación y consumo nacional

El nopal verdura (Opuntia spp.) se consume y produce en México y los criterios de selección para su exportación incluyen únicamente el color, el tamaño y la ausencia de deformaciones visualizadas por los productores al momento de la cosecha. El objetivo de este...
G. Maki-Díaz
C. B. Peña-Valdivia
R. García-Nava
M. L. Arévalo-Galarza
G. Calderón-Zavala
S. Anaya-Rosales
Agrociencia

Dragon Fruit Assessment Manual

  This protocol seeks to provide a standard methodology for the experimentation and assessment of Dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus (Haw.)) in the collaborative project funded by the New Zealand ADAF project (Vietnam Quarantine Barriers Assignment). This will aid in the exchange of information...
Allan Woolf
Do Minh Hien
Thai Thi Hoa
Nguyen Minh Chau
Richard Jackman
Chris Clark
HortResearch & Southern Fruit Research Institute

CBI Product Fact Sheet: Fresh Chilli Peppers in the European Market

  ‘Practical market insight on your product’ The European market for fresh Chilli Peppers is steadily growing year after year. With this product factsheet CBI supports developing countries’ (DC) exporters with essential information to enhance their exports of Chilli...
Piet Schotel
LEI Wageningen UR
CBI

Spain - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Spain is a member of the EU since 1986, and as a member of the European Union (EU), it follows all EU directives, regulations, and obligations where available. While EU Regulations are binding and directly applicable to the Member States, EU Directives have to be transposed into National law. EU...
Marta Guerrero
USDA GAIN