BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Modified atmosphere technology for figs

    Modified atmosphere technology for figs

    With the commitment to continue developing its postharvest technology and deliver complete and quality care, PACLIFE began this 2021 studying its modified atmosphere packaging with the fig variety, Black Mission, produced in the town of Guadalajara. The trial, which began in January, involved assembling three boxes of fruit with Paclife modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), together with three boxes without packaging, refrigerated at a temperature between 1.5ÂșC and 2.5ÂșC, to be evaluated after 22 days and to corroborate the incidence of defects, weight loss and colour change. Read more

  • Complementary technologies for plums and other stone fruits

    Complementary technologies for plums and other stone fruits

    For the past several seasons, a large volume of Chilean D'Agen plums have been successfully exported to the Chinese market. To do so, the fruit must meet a number of key parameters, such as firmness, taste and fruit color to satisfy the high demands of oriental consumers. Not long ago, this variety was shipped 100% dehydrated, so when it began to be sold fresh, there was a total lack of knowledge about the quality parameters, optimum conditions for export and the required packaging. For the last three seasons, PACLIFE has been studying the behavior of this plum, making different… Read more

  • Paclife opens office in China: Quality control inspection service at destination for our clients

    Paclife opens office in China: Quality control inspection service at destination for our clients

    As of November of the current year, PACLIFE formalizes the opening of its office in China to provide support and attention to all its clients / exporting companies that require it. We are aware that the value and service must be in 360Âș, so for the company it is of the utmost importance to guarantee, secure and support our clients beyond borders. Mr. Felipe Acosta will be in charge of the office, who will visit the most important markets in China during arrivals. Read more

  • New website for packaging and solutions to ensure food safety

    New website for packaging and solutions to ensure food safety

    PACLIFE, the specialist in smart packaging, presented some days ago a new website in Spanish language and right now is also available in his English plus Chinese version. Innocuousness and protection technology is the main offer, through different solutions adapted to the different needs of packers and exporters, both for local, near and far markets, such as China, USA and Europe, main markets for the Chilean company. Cherry and blueberry exporters in Chile use PacLife solutions to guarantee the safety and quality of the produce. Mauricio Riquelme, CEO of PacLife, highlights safety as… Read more

  • Food Safety: The new challenge for fruit and vegetable export

    Food Safety: The new challenge for fruit and vegetable export

    2020 has marked a before and after due to the health crisis caused by Covid-19 and the export market has not been left out of this. New challenges and demands are still taking shape, however, safety has acquired an important role in this, because in a globalized world profoundly important health precautions should be taken. Thanks to its more than thirty-five years of experience in the field of flexible plastics and working together with the export industry, Paclife managed to anticipate the contingency, patenting a technology to control pathogens and external agents, as a result,… Read more

  • Arrival of fresh and high quality fruit to Guangzhou with Paclife technology

    Arrival of fresh and high quality fruit to Guangzhou with Paclife technology

    When we talk about exporting Chilean fruit, one of the main destinations is China. It is one of the most important and exclusive markets in the world, however, distance and its demands make it difficult to move, making it necessary to use specialized technology to protect the fruits. Read more

  • New generation of Ultra Clear sustainable packaging presented at Fruit Attraction 2019

    New generation of Ultra Clear sustainable packaging presented at Fruit Attraction 2019

    PacLife was exhibiting its new line of sustainable Ultra Clear packaging at Fruit Attraction 2019. PacLife specializes in film packaging, flexible plastics, special products capable of maintaining the quality of products in long-distance shipments, such as those that are common in exports from Chile, where they are based. They also have solutions for exports to nearby destinations, as are the usual ones in Europe, which favour arrivals with superior product quality. Its materials constitute solutions that cover quality care starting from the field during the harvest, precooling and… Read more

  • PacLife presents in Fruit Attraction Ultra Clear Q3

    PacLife presents in Fruit Attraction Ultra Clear Q3

    The active packaging solutions by PacLife include technology to keep the quality during long periods for blueberries, for kiwi, to prolong the quality of cherries, stone fruits, pomegranates and other fruits and vegetables. The specialist in global, safe & intelligent packaging will be present in Fruit Attraction presenting the solution Ultra Clear Q3, a new range of active and smart packaging. The technical and commercial team will be present at PacLife stand, Pab. 10 stand 13. Visitors are kindly invited to learn Read more

  • Active packaging of fruit and vegetable

    Active packaging of fruit and vegetable

    PACLIFE is a Chilean company that developed the first active packaging of modified atmosphere with patented additives, which provide better preservation to fruit and vegetable. The interaction between packaging and food generates an equilibrium atmosphere that maximizes product quality, safety, and shelf-life. PacLife will be showcasing its modified atmosphere packaging and macroperforated bags for long therm keeping and transport of blueberries, cherries, kiwi, stone fruit, pomegranate, avocado, table grapes, flowers, tropical fruits and figs, at Fruit Logistica, February 6-8, 2019 at… Read more

  • Paclife establishes new patterns regarding solutions to maintain quality in cherries, blueberries and other kinds of export fruits

    Paclife establishes new patterns regarding solutions to maintain quality in cherries, blueberries and other kinds of export fruits

    After many seasons with sustained growth, the Chilean manufacturer of active vessels Paclife continues on the innovation path and offers technological solutions for the fruit and export industry all over the world. During recent visits paid to the Chinese market by the technical team of Paclife, it was established that many problems affecting fruit quality lying beyond control capabilities of post-harvest treatment still persist. Such as pedicel browning in cherries and fruit softening in blueberries. Both conditions directly related to dehydration during harvesting. Dehydration on… Read more