Postharvest Handling Stories
Postharvest HandlingOregon Cherry Grower Announces Advancement In Modified Atmosphere Packaging
August 24, 2015
View Fresh, a modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) system owned by Orchard View Farms of The Dalles, OR, announces the release of Read More
FruitsElizabeth Mitcham Honored As Outstanding Horticulturist
August 18, 2015
Elizabeth Mitcham, a University of California (UC)-Davis scientist, was honored by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) as its Read More
Apples & PearsEPA Approves New 1-MCP Technology
July 30, 2015
EPA approved Fysium, a new 1-MCP product from Pace International LLC. Considered new technology, this product is produced on-site by Read More
tomatoes and strawberries
BerriesScientists Seek To Save Flavor Of Tomatoes And Strawberries
April 17, 2015
A $500,000 grant will enable University of Florida researchers to focus on how light can affect the quality and taste of produce after harvest. Read More
FruitsHorticultural Crops Postharvest Technology Short Course
January 12, 2015
This two-week course offers a comprehensive look at postharvest topics, including the latest postharvest technology. Read More
Sweet Corn
Postharvest HandlingRapid Cooling Equals Longer Shelf Life For Fresh Market Sweet Corn
September 29, 2014
Minimize mechanical injury and remember the three “T”s of cooling: time, turbulence, and temperature. Read More
BerriesNew Tracking System Could Improve How Companies Ship Fresh Produce
September 6, 2014
Researchers use RFID technology to find transport conditions suitable for strawberries. Read More
FruitsBioSafe Systems Launches Postharvest Treatment System
June 10, 2014
The unit is designed to remove pesticides, pathogens and decay-causing organisms from fruits and vegetables to extend shelf life. Read More
Postharvest HandlingFour Factors To Consider During Potato Storage
April 1, 2014
Growers need to pay attention to relative humidity, temperature, light, and more to maintain proper storage conditions for potatoes. Read More
FruitsNew Pallet, Sleeve, And Top Cap System, Available From Orbis Corporation
February 5, 2014
The Opte Bulk assembles and collapses quickly and features a proprietary latch for easy sleeve release and engagement. Read More
BerriesExperts Serve Up Top Food Trends For 2014
December 13, 2013
See several predictions that may end up on your plate in the coming year. Read More
Postharvest HandlingNew Container For Harvest, Storage, And Shipping
December 11, 2013
The plastic bins from Macro Plastics will be available in January 2014. Read More
The Latest
Fruits6 Tips To Avoid Postharvest Losses
August 31, 2015
Avoiding postharvest losses essentially comes down to knowing what techniques to employ, and what to evade throughout each link in Read More
FruitsWhat Makes A Flavorful Fruit?
August 28, 2015
These days, U.S. consumers are increasingly demanding good-tasting fruit and the industry is responding. However, there remains room for improvement Read More
Postharvest HandlingTechnology Helping To Bring That “Fresh-Picked…
August 26, 2015
Imagine what it’s like to pick a fresh peach off of a tree in an orchard. The smell, the texture Read More
Postharvest HandlingOregon Cherry Grower Announces Advancement In Modified …
August 24, 2015
View Fresh, a modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) system owned by Orchard View Farms of The Dalles, OR, announces the release of Read More
FruitsElizabeth Mitcham Honored As Outstanding Horticulturist
August 18, 2015
Elizabeth Mitcham, a University of California (UC)-Davis scientist, was honored by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) as its Read More
Apples & PearsEPA Approves New 1-MCP Technology
July 30, 2015
EPA approved Fysium, a new 1-MCP product from Pace International LLC. Considered new technology, this product is produced on-site by Read More
tomatoes and strawberries
BerriesScientists Seek To Save Flavor Of Tomatoes And Strawber…
April 17, 2015
A $500,000 grant will enable University of Florida researchers to focus on how light can affect the quality and taste of produce after harvest. Read More
FruitsHorticultural Crops Postharvest Technology Short Course
January 12, 2015
This two-week course offers a comprehensive look at postharvest topics, including the latest postharvest technology. Read More
Sweet Corn
Postharvest HandlingRapid Cooling Equals Longer Shelf Life For Fresh Market…
September 29, 2014
Minimize mechanical injury and remember the three “T”s of cooling: time, turbulence, and temperature. Read More
BerriesNew Tracking System Could Improve How Companies Ship Fr…
September 6, 2014
Researchers use RFID technology to find transport conditions suitable for strawberries. Read More
FruitsBioSafe Systems Launches Postharvest Treatment System
June 10, 2014
The unit is designed to remove pesticides, pathogens and decay-causing organisms from fruits and vegetables to extend shelf life. Read More
Postharvest HandlingFour Factors To Consider During Potato Storage
April 1, 2014
Growers need to pay attention to relative humidity, temperature, light, and more to maintain proper storage conditions for potatoes. Read More
FruitsNew Pallet, Sleeve, And Top Cap System, Available From …
February 5, 2014
The Opte Bulk assembles and collapses quickly and features a proprietary latch for easy sleeve release and engagement. Read More
BerriesExperts Serve Up Top Food Trends For 2014
December 13, 2013
See several predictions that may end up on your plate in the coming year. Read More
Postharvest HandlingNew Container For Harvest, Storage, And Shipping
December 11, 2013
The plastic bins from Macro Plastics will be available in January 2014. Read More
Farm ManagementStudy: Spread Of Salmonella Is Rare In Postharvest Toma…
December 9, 2013
UF/IFAS researchers say “perfect storm” is necessary for the fooborne illness to proliferate. Read More
FruitsUC-Davis Postharvest Technology Announces Short Courses…
November 12, 2013
Courses focus on fruit and vegetable quality, preventative controls, and the latest technology used to handle fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Read More
Farm ManagementResearch Grant Aims To Reduce Produce Postharvest Waste
November 8, 2013
Goal is to cut into the half of all fresh fruits and veggies that go bad annually. Read More