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How 3 American Technology Companies are Adapting to Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is one of the biggest crisis inciters in recent humankind history.
While it is true that medical technology has advanced enough to come up with solutions in
real-time around the world, the truth is that 2020 has ended for us all as it will take at least 18
months to find a viable vaccine.


To date, there are over two million confirmed cases worldwide and a little over 140,000 deaths,
a number which modifies by the hour. Needless to say, that the pandemic will bring a deep
economic crisis.

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World Trade of Table Grapes

Grapes are popular fruits. Everybody loves their sweet taste and convenient size, but do you know the vast industry behind table grapes? In this article, we will explore exporting countries, consumption areas, varieties, and ozone atmosphere application to increase shelf life and retail value.

 

Ozone Purfresh Food Safety and the Corona Virus
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Ozone Purfresh Food Safety and the Corona Virus

Many different CA Reefer systems to choose from, why not choose the ONLY one that also kills viruses?

Keeping Food Safe During the Coronavirus:
Purfresh’s Ozone Technology Mitigates Virus Contamination

 

Purfresh model 2405 unit produces ozone to preserve fresh bell peppers.
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High quality bell pepper arrivals after 2-3 weeks of ocean transport
Traditionally, bell peppers haven’t been a big ocean container mover as they don’t hold up very well in long transit times. “They are a weaker vegetable variety and several challenges limit their shipability,” says Christian DeBlasio with Purfresh. “First of all, they are very susceptible to decay, softening, and wrinkling of the outer skin,” he mentioned. Another challenge with long-distance transportation of bell peppers is the high risk of botrytis and grey mold decay, which can easily spread from fruit-to-fruit.
Ozone reduces the risk of foodborne pathogens in overseas shipments
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Ozone reduces the risk of foodborne pathogens in overseas shipments
Fresh produce travels the globe to find its way to the end-consumer. The fruit market in particular is very global with about nine percent of all fruits grown being traded internationally. The majority is shipped in refrigerated ocean containers. During the transit process different factors determine the quality of produce upon arrival at its destination. “People look at visual quality as well as safe quality,” says Christian DeBlasio with Purfresh.
Wheatsheaf acquires Purfresh
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Wheatsheaf acquires Purfresh, a global provider of specialized controlled atmosphere systems
Wheatsheaf Group Limited (Wheatsheaf), through its wholly owned food safety solutions subsidiary TriStrata Group, has acquired 90% of Purfresh, a global provider of specialized controlled atmosphere systems that reduce the risk of high value cargo loss through spoilage in refrigerated ocean shipping containers.