BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Benefits of using modified atmosphere packaging on organic Hayward kiwifruit

    Benefits of using modified atmosphere packaging on organic Hayward kiwifruit

    The technical department of PACLIFE, together with collaborators of an important exporter, carried out a study of the behaviour of organic kiwis of the Hayward variety in modified atmosphere packaging. The results are encouraging and show that this technology can guarantee the preservation and safety of organic fruit. This study was carried out in Chile, where two types of packaging were tested for 48 and 60 days. On this occasion, they tried to simulate the arrival conditions of the fruit, in addition to shipping pallets with Thermodynamic Paclife bags and from another supplier to the… Read more

  • The challenges of the developing Peruvian pomegranate industry

    The challenges of the developing Peruvian pomegranate industry

    More than 2,000 hectares in Peru produce pomegranate for export between January and June. It is a fruit that forms part of the South American country's agro-export basket, where the main producing areas are in the departments of Ica, followed by Arequipa, Lima and Lambayeque. Read more