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  • Homobrassinolide, the best treatment to keep postharvest quality in muskmelon

    Homobrassinolide, the best treatment to keep postharvest quality in muskmelon

    An experiment was conducted at Horticultural Research Station, Anantharajupeta, to know effect of biostimulants on postharvest yield of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) cultivars. Four cultivars along with six biostimulants were assessed for their shelf life (days). Among the cultivars Punjab Suneheri recorded highest… Read More

  • Determination of antimicrobial efficacy of PPA and Citrocide ® PLUS in two fresh-cut produce

    Determination of antimicrobial efficacy of PPA and Citrocide ® PLUS in two fresh-cut produce

    In the fresh-cut industry a critical area of concern is the potential pathogen cross-contamination during washing operations. Therefore, wash water sanitation is an important measure to control water hygiene. Chlorinen based disinfectants are widely used in the fresh-cut industry. However, there is a trend to… Read More

  • UNITEC opens new horizons for the apple business

    UNITEC opens new horizons for the apple business

    In today’s increasingly dynamic market, UNITEC switches into top gear providing new business opportunities to companies operating in the apple industry. Unisorting brand of UNITEC is therefore presenting at Interpoma its Apples Sort 3 and UNIQ Apples solutions that allow to select internal and external quality… Read More

  • Project looks at E. coli risk during romaine postharvest cooling

    Project looks at E. coli risk during romaine postharvest cooling

    Several researchers have examined the fate of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 bacteria on romaine lettuce in the field and during post-harvest washing at processors. But little is known about potential changes in the microorganism’s physiology during post-harvest cooling and refrigerated transport to… Read More

  • The selection of IGP Ispica carrots goes through the digital platform TOMRA Insight

    The selection of IGP Ispica carrots goes through the digital platform TOMRA Insight

    PEF Srl is a company established in 1980 by the Peviani and the Pavan families. Its core business is carrots, which the company processes across the full supply chain, from sowing – on their two owned farms – to packaging. It operates two Italian plants: one in Chioggia, Veneto, and the other at the opposite end… Read More

  • Interpoma 2022, Award winners honored during the opening ceremony

    Interpoma 2022, Award winners honored during the opening ceremony

    The 12th edition of INTERPOMA was inaugurated. After the 2018 edition, the exhibition returns to Fiera Bolzano from today until Saturday 19th November, with 490 exhibitors - 30% of whom from abroad from 17 different countries - and specialised visitors expected from all over the world. The stars of yesterday's opening… Read More

  • FRUIT LOGISTICA 2023 offers expert advice and practical solutions for all

    FRUIT LOGISTICA 2023 offers expert advice and practical solutions for all

    FRUIT LOGISTICA, which takes place in Berlin from 8 to 10 February 2023, is not just a fruit and vegetable trade show with unparalleled business and networking opportunities. It also includes the industry’s most extensive programme of conference talks and discussions, all of them free to attend for trade visitors.… Read More

  • Phase Change Materials as an environmental approach for cold storage

    Phase Change Materials as an environmental approach for cold storage

    Today, nearly half of food products are decreasing before reaching to consumer and data shows that one third of food never reaches to end consumer. It is known that % 50 of these are caused by technical errors, temperature management and reducing postharvest losses will play important role of world population in… Read More

  • Citric acid and calcium lactate, the best treatments to prevent minimally processed litchi color change

    Citric acid and calcium lactate, the best treatments to prevent minimally processed litchi color change

    The most common postharvest limitation of litchi fruit is pericarp browning, which leads to consumer rejection of the solid fruit in the market even when the edible portion is not affected. Previously, sulphur dioxide (SO2) fumigation was used to control the browning and extend shelf life of litchi fruit. However,… Read More

  • Review about recent technologies to assess the quality and improve postharvest of citrus fruits

    Review about recent technologies to assess the quality and improve postharvest of citrus fruits

    Citrus spp. are spread mainly in the Mediterranean basin and represent the largest fruit source for human consumption. Postharvest losses, mainly due to diseases and metabolic disorders of fruits, can cause severe wastage, reaching 30 to 50% of the total production. Preserving quality and extending shelf life… Read More