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  • FELIX INSTRUMENTS sponsors reception national mango board in New Orleans

    FELIX INSTRUMENTS sponsors reception national mango board in New Orleans

    Felix Instruments’ owner, Leonard Felix, will have the F-750 Produce Quality Meter available for demonstration. The F-750 Produce Quality Meter is an instrument that takes non-destructive measurements of internal qualities, like sugar and dry matter, in fruit using NIR (Near Infrared) spectroscopy. As featured in… Read More

  • New dealer of Wyma equipment in Finland

    New dealer of Wyma equipment in Finland

    MacSer operate in the food industry providing high quality equipment for a variety of uses including; quality assurance, optical sorting, root treatment, process equipment, vegetable processing, palletisers and packing machines. Marko Kanerva and his team at MacSer are well respected in the Finnish market and come… Read More

  • ULMA Packaging launches revolutionary technology for herbs and leaf produce

    ULMA Packaging launches revolutionary technology for herbs and leaf produce

    A radical new vertical form fill and seal system (VFFS) has been launched by ULMA Packaging that can transform the packing of fresh herbs and light leaf salads, to save producers time, money and reduce manual intervention to a minimum during the packing process. The patent-pending VTI 640 V VFFS solution designed… Read More

  • Free chlorine concentration x time values for inactivation of human Norovirus in leafy greens

    Free chlorine concentration x time values for inactivation of human Norovirus in leafy greens

    Human noroviruses (hNoVs) are a known public health concern associated with the consumption of leafy green vegetables. While a number of studies have investigated pathogen reduction on the surfaces of leafy greens during the postharvest washing process, there remains a paucity of data on the level of treatment needed… Read More

  • Why Buy Wyma Genuine Spare Parts?

    Why Buy Wyma Genuine Spare Parts?

    Many parts used on Wyma equipment have custom specifications that may not be obvious, but have a huge effect on durability and performance. For example: Bearings, all bearings used by Wyma are world-class. They are purchased directly from trusted suppliers to ensure high quality and consistency. We have grease… Read More

  • Postharvest spraying with peppermint or eucalyptus essential oil may improve rose longevity

    Postharvest spraying with peppermint or eucalyptus essential oil may improve rose longevity

    The loss of commercial quality during storage and transportation of roses is one of the factors that reflect on production costs, leading producers to preventively apply harmful chemicals, mainly to hamper Botrytis cinerea development and reduce further losses. An alternative to increase flower longevity without… Read More

  • A combined fungicide treatment completely avoided decay in lemons

    A combined fungicide treatment completely avoided decay in lemons

    Physiological and pathological disorders of lemons (Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck) are the main causes of quality losses during shelf life leading to high economic losses. This experiment studied the effect of innovative postharvest chemical treatments: - Fortisol Ca (1%; FoCa), - Fortisol CaPlus (1.5%; FoCaPlus),… Read More

  • The Renove Plan of agricultural machinery, increasingly necessary

    The Renove Plan of agricultural machinery, increasingly necessary

    According to sources of the Ministry of Agriculture consulted by DAYPE 98, there is still no record of a new edition of the Renove Plan in 2018. However, for the farmer is still necessary. Last week, the edition of the Renove Plan for Agricultural Machinery 2017 ended, an edition whose application period was only one… Read More

  • BrimaPack launches a new and refreshed website

    BrimaPack launches a new and refreshed website

    We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. The updated site is now available in three languages: English, Spanish and German. In the top left corner you can change between the languages. We’ve also improved the structure of our content, so you’ll get more from a quick read. Read More

  • Bisulfate of soda + peracetic acid are more effective than chlorine treatment against Listeria innocua inoculated on whole apples

    Bisulfate of soda + peracetic acid are more effective than chlorine treatment against Listeria innocua inoculated on whole apples

    In contrast, the combined treatment of BS and PAA resulted in marked bactericidal activities (log10-cycle reduction by 1% BS with 60 ppm PAA after 30 min, 1, 7, and 14 days: 2.57, 2.70, 5.45, and 4.30 log CFU/g, respectively; log10-cycle reduction by 3% BS with 60 ppm PAA: 3.66, 5.24, 5.50, and 5.56 log CFU/g).… Read More