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  • ON the agenda at ASIAFRUIT CONGRESS ON

    ON the agenda at ASIAFRUIT CONGRESS ON

    ASIAFRUIT CONGRESS is going digital this year. The leading conference event for Asia’s fresh produce decision-makers livestreams to global viewers on 17 November 2020. This year ASIAFRUIT CONGRESS ON sets the scene for ASIAFRUIT LOGISTICA ON, and for the first time ever, it’s free to join for every attendee.… Read More

  • FAM wins prestigious export award 'Leeuw van de Export'

    FAM wins prestigious export award 'Leeuw van de Export'

    Based in Kontich, Belgium, FAM has specialised in industrial cutting machines for all types of foods since 1980. Think about potatoes that are sliced into French fries and chips, mozzarella cut into strips for use on pizzas, the pre-cut vegetables that fill salad bowls in the supermarkets, as well as vegetables for… Read More

  • ACEF treatment extended shelf-life of P. ostreatus at least to 9 d at 4 °C

    ACEF treatment extended shelf-life of P. ostreatus at least to 9 d at 4 °C

    Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus, P. ostreatus) are rich in nutrients and have a pleasant flavour. However, they brown easily during storage, reducing consumer acceptance and decreasing market value. The present study was aimed at assessing the inhibitory effect of an alternating current electric field (ACEF)… Read More

  • Main processors and packers tacking profit from VAM WaterTech technology

    Main processors and packers tacking profit from VAM WaterTech technology

    Water shortages are a growing reality in different growing areas and the companies compromised with the environment reuse the water. Agrofood water purification is beneficial to the agrofood sector, consumers and the environment. VAM WaterTech agrofood water purification systems consist of a closed-cycle… Read More

  • Good results with active pullulan films in maintaining the desired strawberry quality and reducing fungal decay during refrigerated storage

    Good results with active pullulan films in maintaining the desired strawberry quality and reducing fungal decay during refrigerated storage

    Strawberries are a highly perishable crop with postharvest losses than reach up to 40%. Cost-effective and sustainable technologies in the form of active packing films can provide a solution. Antimicrobial packaging films were produced from pullulan polymer and Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLN) containing 1% w/w… Read More

  • Persimmon snacks based on waste fruits

    Persimmon snacks based on waste fruits

    The cultivation of "Rojo Brillante" persimmon has undergone a great expansion in recent years. At the same time, its production is associated with a large amount of post-harvest losses that largely corresponds to the production of persimmon that does not meet the conversion requirements to maintain the Denomination of… Read More

  • Urschel continues to lead the cutting perfection

    Urschel continues to lead the cutting perfection

    Urschel continues to lead the way on with new cutting technology with the Model CC series for slicing chips/crisps, shredding hash browns, other vegetables, and cheese with their new SL-14 and SH-14 MicroAdjustable® Slicing and Shredding Heads. These new all stainless heads deliver macimum cutting action with 14… Read More

  • Pear conditioning for profits

    Pear conditioning for profits

    Conditioned pears are described by Pear Bureau Northwest as pears that have been brought to the “just starting to ripen” state. Conditioning refers to the application of ethylene, a natural plant hormone produced by fruit as it ripens. To begin this process for pears, the commodity is placed in a ripening room,… Read More

  • Bins for the transport of delicate products

    Bins for the transport of delicate products

    Transport, store and preserve your goods in a practical and safe way with the new 745W Domplex container-palette. DOMPLEX pallet containers allow the most delicate products to reach the final consumer in the best conditions and the new 745W Domplex surprises again in curves. Because Domplex is quality and… Read More

  • Research on supply chain coordination and postharvest management to help mangoes of Mexican smallholder farmers to reach Europe

    Research on supply chain coordination and postharvest management to help mangoes of Mexican smallholder farmers to reach Europe

    In 2020 a direct shipping route for reefer containers will be established between Mexico and the Netherlands. This provides opportunities for Mexican exporters. The essence of this project is to establish more sustainable fresh food supply chains between Mexico and Europe. Current challenges are the inland… Read More