BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • DECCO’s latest acquisition of IngeAgro/FULLCOVER electrostatic application technology delivers protection to high value crops and reduces food loss and waste

    DECCO’s latest acquisition of IngeAgro/FULLCOVER electrostatic application technology delivers protection to high value crops and reduces food loss and waste

    DECCO Post-Harvest is excited to announce the acquisition of IngeAgro, SA (CHILE) and its FULLCOVERÂź Ultra-Low Volume Electrostatic Application Technology. FULLCOVER electrostatic technology is already widely used throughout Latin America in Blueberry, Table Grape and Avocado packinghouses where it allows for “dry application” of fruit protection products for high value crops that cannot receive water-based postharvest treatment. DECCO and IngeAgro are already developing the next generation of electrostatic application technology for use on traditional packing lines for Citrus,… Read more

  • Postharvest solutions for freshness, safety, and waste reduction at Fruit Logistica 2020

    Postharvest solutions for freshness, safety, and waste reduction at Fruit Logistica 2020

    When it comes to postharvest solutions for freshness, safety, and waste reduction, DECCO has been a natural leader for many decades. Its innovative products, equipment and services have helped generations of growers and packers keep their fruits and vegetables fresh, attractive, healthy, and safe. Once again, Decco will be present at Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin to be held on February 5-7. The company will exhibit: Deccoshield Deccoshield is the ultimate in micronized liquid calcium carbonate sunscreens, designed to provide protection to plants during the growing season to optimize… Read more

  • Sustainable application of edible coatings and phytosanitaries

    Sustainable application of edible coatings and phytosanitaries

    DECCO IBÉRICA is committed to sustainability in treatments and equipment to extend the shelf life and postharvest quality of fruit and vegetables. For this reason, it took advantage of the last edition of Fruit Attraction to present its launches, including Deccocover, a piece new and revolutionary equipment for the application of edible coatings and phytosanitaries. The machine, which is currently protected and in the patent phase, is based on the innovative technological development of "ultra-low volume" dosing. In this way, the equipment achieves a more efficient application, with less… Read more

  • Smart protection in Asia Fruit Logistica

    Smart protection in Asia Fruit Logistica

    For decades growers and packers have trusted Decco with the fruit of their labor. Decco has come through with the quality postharvest products, equipment, services, helping process countless billions of citrus, apples, stone fruits, potatoes, and many others... treating each piece like it was the most important one ever grown. Whether your are packing citrus, apples, or other fruits and vegetables, Decco postharvest solutions provides you with coatings, cleaners, sanitizers, fungicides, growth regulators and anti scald... In several countries Decco has also Read more

  • Exporting high quality apples with Decco

    Exporting high quality apples with Decco

    An apple a day keeps the doctor away, this popular belief shows the cultural significance of apple consumption. This fruit is grown all over the world, thanks to development in logistics, new varieties and improvements in postharvest handling techniques consumers can enjoy a year round supply of apples. The top producers are the US and China, followed by Europe. Different weather conditions have damaged apple production this season, a latest spring frost in the northern hemisphere, a lack of water supply in South Africa and hail damage in Turkey. The 2017/18 season won’t be as good as it… Read more

  • Technological revolution in postharvest

    Technological revolution in postharvest

    In order to optimize the application of postharvest treatments, DECCO has developed Fullcover. This equipment uses an ultra-low volume applicator with the generation of electrostatic charges, greatly reducing the need of water and ensuring a homogeneous fruit coating. If you want to know more, please join Decco in Colombia on 26 june at Fruitnet Forum Colombia, first forum for fresh produce in Colombia. Read more

  • How to protect watermelons from heat and solar radiation

    How to protect watermelons from heat and solar radiation

    High temperatures and an excess of solar radiation can damage the quality, profitability and therefore the yield of the watermelon and melon season. In order to solve this problem, which affects producers in the field, Decco has developed its Deccoshield sunscreen. Deccoshield protects both fruit and the plant from excessive sun. Its formulation is based on a micronized calcium carbonate and is certified for use in organic farming by SOHISCERT. How does Deccoshield melon and watermelon work? Deccoshield is formulated to maximize the diffusion of light and thus absorb the minimum amount… Read more

  • New postharvest technology for avocados

    New postharvest technology for avocados

    DECCO has developed the edible coating Naturcover, which can be used in fruits such as avocados, pome and citrus fruits, melons, etc., and aims to reduce losses due to dehydration, while helping the fruit retain its firmness and serve as a carrier of fungicides. With Naturcover, the fruits maintain their natural appearance, giving them an outstanding antioxidant effect, and all without causing the product to look artificial. Read more

  • Technical clinics in Decco Wenatchee

    Technical clinics in Decco Wenatchee

    Very successful days of US apple customers and prospects interactions in northwest region. Two technical clinics gathered close to 100 attendees. Then we just concluded with open house of Wenatchee technical center (lab, aerosol warehouse
) launched in 2017. Read more

  • UPTC’s 2018 International PostHarvest Course

    UPTC’s 2018 International PostHarvest Course

    Once again, now in its twelfth consecutive year, UPTC’s postharvest course has just concluded. This international training event run by Dr. Francisco ArtĂ©s HernĂĄndez for professionals in the sector is sponsored by DECCO. The course offers a total vision of the postharvest industry, combining an academic view with trends, future developments and a real market perspective from companies in the sector. Furthermore the course has been enriched thanks to the participation of speakers from several countries from every step in the value chain. “The course lasted 45 hours and featured 37… Read more