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Prolongando la vida de las cosechas usando atmósferas controladas.

Comprar frutas y verduras que vienen de todas partes del mundo en la comodidad de nuestro supermercado local es una proeza de la tecnología en logística.

 

Al tomar una fruta que viajó cientos de miles de kilómetros, no pensamos en la complejidad que implica llevarla hasta el consumidor final en el mejor estado posible.

 

Las frutas y verduras son ingredientes perecederos, esto quiere decir que conforme pasa el tiempo y se exponen al oxígeno, se empiezan a degradar y a perder nutrientes.

 

Mangoes global production 2020

According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), the Worldwide exports of mango experienced a 23% year-on-year increase.


According to Countries Now, the main countries that produce mango are:

  1. India.
  2. China.
  3. Thailand.
  4. Indonesia.
  5. Pakistan.
  6. Mexico.
  7. Brazil.
  8. Bangladesh.
  9. Nigeria.
  10. Phillippines.

The forecasts say that Asia, the largest mango producing region, will control 71% of the world's market by 2029.

Will ozone become a viable alternative for CIPC? - featured at FreshPlaza

Sprout inhibitor CIPC has been officially banned in the Netherlands and Belgium with France and the rest of the European Union expected to follow soon. The impact on the potato industry is anticipated to be significant as without applying CIPC during storage, the shelf-life of potatoes will be drastically reduced. Potatoes are harvested in the fall, but if stored under the right conditions, their shelf-life well lasts into the summer of the following year.

Blueberries - South America's new season

Blueberries grow in hot weather, thankfully, we can enjoy them year-round because summer happens twice on the earth. In North-America, the blueberry season runs from April to September, whereas in South-America runs from October to March.

 

In this article, we'll discuss the principal blueberry producers in South-America and what they can expect this year as they face the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

There are four major producers in South America (lbs per year):

Grapes & their harvest seasons

Table grapes are intended for consumption while they're still fresh. They are different from grapes grown for wine consumption, juice production, or for drying into raisins.

 

There are many varieties of table grapes. They come with and without seeds and also exist in many colors, sizes, sweetness, and adaptability to local growing conditions.

 

Ozone brings MRLs of fungicides and pesticides down within limits - featured at FreshPlaza

Restrictions on the use of pesticides and fungicides are becoming increasingly stringent. In some cases, changes to Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) are made by governments overnight, putting a lot of pressure on growers and exporters. “Most of the pressure is coming from the European Union,” says Christian DeBlasio, CEO of Purfresh. “They are one of the most stringent government groups when it comes to acceptable MRLs on produce.”

 

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