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  • Factors affecting quality in sweet cherry

    Factors affecting quality in sweet cherry

    Sweet cherries are attractive fruits due to their taste, color, nutritional value, and beneficial health effects. Sweet cherry is a highly perishable fruit and all quality attributes and the level of health promoting compounds are affected by growth conditions, picking, packing, transport, and storage. During… Read More

  • BrimaPack on the Annual BEJO Open Days

    BrimaPack on the Annual BEJO Open Days

    You can find BrimaPack on the Bejo Open Days from Tuesday 25 to Saturday 29 September 2018. You can find out more about our new innovations of this year. Where: Bejo Zaden B.V. Trambaan 2, 1749 CZ, Warmenhuizen, The Netherlands. About BrimaPack B.V. BrimaPack is a leading player for vegetable handling… Read More

  • When pre-harvest treatments are applied to apples, post-storage quality effects should be evaluated

    When pre-harvest treatments are applied to apples, post-storage quality effects should be evaluated

    Two approaches for enhancing red blush in Ambrosia™ apple were evaluated: 1) reflective row covers, or 2) application of foliar phosphorus-rich sprays, both applied several weeks before anticipated harvest. Two experiments were conducted, - the first to evaluate a white reflective row cover versus… Read More

  • Small percentage for vegetable producers

    Small percentage for vegetable producers

    One of the complaints that stands out most among the producers of vegetables and fruits is the difference between the sale price of fruits and vegetables in large areas, and the money received by the farmer. It is a issue that becomes more acute. For this reason, the Unió de Llauradors has echoed some devastating… Read More

  • Review summarizing the possible role and mechanism of H2S in prolonging storage life and conserving the quality attributes

    Review summarizing the possible role and mechanism of H2S in prolonging storage life and conserving the quality attributes

    Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a flammable, colorless and hazardous gas. Initially it was considered as an environment toxic gas; but, after its endogenous production discovery in plants, a wide variety of functions have been found associated with H2S. H2S plays an imperative role in the modulation of ripening and… Read More

  • New bias slicing on the E TranSlicer® cutter

    New bias slicing on the E TranSlicer® cutter

    URSCHEL's reputation as the global leader in food cutting technology is universally recognized. We work with large and not-so-large processors to assist in capturing profitable, niche markets - such as bias slicing. Newly developed parts transform the E TranSlicer® Cutter from standard slicing to either 35- or… Read More

  • SO2 and MAP in strawberry postharvest allow a noticeable decrease in Botrytis development

    SO2 and MAP in strawberry postharvest allow a noticeable decrease in Botrytis development

    Strawberry fruit is characterized by a unique flavour and taste. The fruit are harvested at full maturity, causing high susceptibility to mechanical damage, pathological and physiological disorders during postharvest storage, with a maximum shelf-life of 4 days. Due to high levels of postharvest spoilage,… Read More

  • Portugal receives the 9 th European Short-Course on “Quality and Safety of Fresh-cut Produce”

    Portugal receives the 9 th European Short-Course on “Quality and Safety of Fresh-cut Produce”

    Between October 10-12, several experts from Portugal, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, Israel and the United States will be at the Faculty of Biotechnology of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP), in Porto, to lecture in the 9 th edition of the European short-course on “Quality and Safety of Fresh-cut Produce”.… Read More

  • Sectorial pruning of blueberry, an alternative to quick prunning for lesser labor use and higher yields with improved quality

    Sectorial pruning of blueberry, an alternative to quick prunning for lesser labor use and higher yields with improved quality

    Our research group has been developing new pruning strategies for highbush blueberry that allow to: (i) reduce labor needed to perform this task, (ii) simplify the instructions to allow the use of unskilled labor, (iii) improve light availability in the canopy center to increase fruit yield and quality, and… Read More

  • Colours to get the kids to eat healthier, a NatureSeal proposal

    Colours to get the kids to eat healthier, a NatureSeal proposal

    "Eat the rainbow" is Agricoat Natureseal proposar for a healthier eat. Sometimes getting the kids to eat healthier is like pulling teeth. What better way to get them excited about eating their fruits and veggies than introducing them to the colors of nature? Eat the Rainbow: - Red- strawberries, red bell peppers,… Read More