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  • Consumers complaints and citrus shelf-life extension

    Consumers complaints and citrus shelf-life extension

    CITROSOL is pleased to invite you to our next WEBINAR SERIES that will take place on February 8th, February 10th and March 3rd. You can register at the following link to the webinar: Read More

  • Advantages of the controlled atmosphere for the preservation and transport of high quality berries

    Advantages of the controlled atmosphere for the preservation and transport of high quality berries

    Within the berry production chain, the postharvest stage is essential in order to achieve consumer needs. Quality is defined by a number of parameters such as color, firmness, size, lack of damage and pathologies, sweetness/acidity balance and flavor. Strawberries can be stored for 7 days and blueberries for up to… Read More

  • Martaş raises its export targets by investing in technology with TOMRA Food equipment

    Martaş raises its export targets by investing in technology with TOMRA Food equipment

    Established as a cooperative for processing quality agricultural food products grown in the Marmara and nearby Aegean regions, Martaş has pioneered frozen food production in Turkey. It is upgrading its facilities while continuing production at its two processing facilities located in Bursa and Mustafakemalpaşa. With… Read More

  • An extract from the seaweed U. lactuca limits P. digitatum grow in orange during postharvest

    An extract from the seaweed U. lactuca limits P. digitatum grow in orange during postharvest

    Penicillium digitatum is the causal agent for citrus green mold which generates 90% of post-harvest losses in Mediterranean countries. The use of a green seaweed extract to fight this fungal pathogen could represent an ecofriendly alternative to chemical fungicides. We propose to formulate an aqueous extract… Read More

  • BRAVO apples reach 8 months of storage thanks to DCA-CF technology

    BRAVO apples reach 8 months of storage thanks to DCA-CF technology

    Some of you may know what a successful apple BRAVO is in Australia. Unfortunately, the storage has been limited to mostly 6 months due to shrivelling and loss of firmness during storage. ISOLCELL is pleased to announce that possibly the last room of this variety has recently been opened after 8 months storage using… Read More

  • Would you like to improve ONLINE your knowledge in postharvest handling, fresh-cut processing, storage and transportation of fruit and vegetables?

    Would you like to improve ONLINE your knowledge in postharvest handling, fresh-cut processing, storage and transportation of fruit and vegetables?

    We are glad to announce the 7th Edition of the International ON-LINE Course on Postharvest & Fresh-Cut Technologies offered by the Postharvest and Refrigeration Group of the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT, Spain) with updated materials and videos. Official language is English. Read More

  • TOMRA Food optical sorters boost profitability of the wild-growing berries producer from Karelia

    TOMRA Food optical sorters boost profitability of the wild-growing berries producer from Karelia

    FRESHBERRY was founded in 2019 with its production facilities located in Pryazhinsky District of the Republic of Karelia. The enterprise is engaged in collecting, procurement, processing, and selling wild-growing berries: blueberries, cranberries, cowberries, and cloudberries. In March 2020, the company put in service… Read More

  • The Spanish avocado sector is committed to new technologies for optimum quality

    The Spanish avocado sector is committed to new technologies for optimum quality

    On 16th December last, a technical conference on the FELIX INSTRUMENTS avocado quality meter was held in Torre del Mar, bringing together prestigious researchers and a large number of managers, quality and field technicians from the main avocado producing and exporting companies in the south of Spain. Malaga, and more… Read More

  • Shrivelling, the main factor affecting haskap postharvest

    Shrivelling, the main factor affecting haskap postharvest

    Haskap (Lonicera caerulea L.) is a relatively new berry crop in North America, and little research exists regarding its postharvest storage characteristics or storage life. Postharvest changes in berry quality, and principal factors limiting storage life at 1.1 °C and 95% relative humidity, were evaluated up to 14… Read More

  • "Our SMD line is extremely flexible and that gives us a huge advantage"

    As a Surface Mounting Engineer, Peter Timmer (57) is responsible for the production of all printed circuit boards developed by the VDH Products hardware engineers. Together with his colleague, he programs and operates the SMD moulding machine in a glassed area overlooking the production hall. “The range of what… Read More