BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

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  • Wax removal in blueberries shortens the self-life

    Wax removal in blueberries shortens the self-life

    The blueberry fruit has a light-blue appearance because its blue-black skin is covered with a waxy bloom. This layer is easily damaged or removed during fruit harvesting and postharvest handling. We investigated the effects of wax removal on the postharvest quality of blueberry fruit and their… Read more

  • Weigher and label applier

    Weigher and label applier

    Weigher and labeller by Bizerba with a weighing line and automatic labelling up to 150 packagings/minute. Weight range up to 10 kg. More information Read more

  • VOG: balance is being restored to the apple market

    VOG: balance is being restored to the apple market

    In autumn 2016, VOG Consortium faced the start of the last marketing season with an excellent crop in both quantity and quality terms, with more than 628,000 tonnes of eating apples. As the weeks progressed, the season proved to be yet another difficult one, with the same critical factors as in… Read more

  • Sixth international post-harvest conference at FRUIT ATTRACTION 2017

    Sixth international post-harvest conference at FRUIT ATTRACTION 2017

    The ninth FRUIT ATTRACTION trade fair will host the 6th edition of Postharvest Unlimited, which will be attended by scientists, researchers, and specialists from around the world. They will tackle all aspects of the fruit and vegetable post-harvest period, from production to distribution and sale.… Read more

  • How to modify ingredients for allergen-free foods

    How to modify ingredients for allergen-free foods

    Over the last 20 years, the amount of people who suffer from food allergies has grown exponentially. In fact, studies have shown that food allergies are on the rise. Food Allergy Research & Education provides some mind blowing stats: - The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reports… Read more

  • Selected wastewater parameters from the vegetable washing process

    Selected wastewater parameters from the vegetable washing process

    This article follows selected parameters in wastewater which arise from the washing process for root vegetables, which is one of those problems which are current in terms of water usage. With a growing population, industrialisation, and urban development, there is also a growing demand for water… Read more

  • Interko offers profitability consultations for fresh fruit ripening

    Interko offers profitability consultations for fresh fruit ripening

    Interko is offering complimentary consultations to any potential or existing customer attending Asia Fruit Logistica or WorldFood Moscow in September to analyse how the manufacturer’s advanced ripening technology can cut operational costs and increase profitability. Underlining the dynamic… Read more

  • TOMRA SORTING FOOD announces successful half year performance

    TOMRA SORTING FOOD announces successful half year performance

    TOMRA Sorting Food has announced a positive six months trading since the start of 2017 thanks to the successful launch of three sorting platforms, new senior management appointments and the implementation of an enhanced customer support service. Revenues for the second quarter of 2017 were… Read more

  • Macfrut to attract more foreign professionals

    Macfrut to attract more foreign professionals

    The organisers of MACFRUT, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, are now at work on the 35th edition to be held from 9 to 11 May 2018 in Rimini, and have already received many requests to participate from foreign operators. In fact, nine months before the start of the… Read more

  • SENTINEL II at the demonstration days for optical sorting of vegetables

    SENTINEL II at the demonstration days for optical sorting of vegetables

    From July 3 to July 7, 2017, the National Technological Centre for the Food and Canning Industry in Molina de Segura (Murcia) hosted the Conference on optical sorting of whole vegetable products. During the conference, companies and engineers from the food industry were shown the workings of TOMRA… Read more

  • Mobile Precool Unit, to cool down rapidly to the desired temperature

    Mobile Precool Unit, to cool down rapidly to the desired temperature

    The Mobile Precool Unit, by BG DOOR, allows you to cool down your (soft) fruit and vegetables rapidly to the desired temperature. The movable precool unit uses the existing cool air from your cold store. It distributes the cool air actively and efficiently through the product in the boxes. The unit… Read more