Postharvest Handling Stories

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
FruitsUC-Davis Postharvest Technology Announces Short Courses And Workshops
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

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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
Food SafetyCalifornia Leafy Greens Food Safety Audits Continue
October 8, 2013
Scott Horsfall, the chief executive officer of the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA), says that in light Read More
HomePostharvest Tips To Reduce Loss
September 9, 2013
Researcher provides postharvest pointers to help growers avoid rough crop handling and other behaviors that lead to crop loss. Read More
Food SafetyProduce Retailers Ready For PTI
June 12, 2013
If there is one sign that shows continuing progress in the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), it is the fact that Read More
FruitsProduce Compatability In Storage
February 11, 2013
Just like people, not all produce items are compatible. It is important to know which products should never be mixed, Read More
Food SafetyGetting A Grip On Listeria
January 9, 2013
Without question, one of the top three topic questions reaching my Extension office for the past nine months has been Read More
FruitsPostharvest Expert Adel Kader Passes Away
December 18, 2012
The produce industry is mourning the loss of Adel Kader, a postharvest specialist who worked on behalf of the fruit Read More
Postharvest HandlingMaintaining Vegetable Nutritional Quality
May 1, 2007
Improved awareness of good nutritional value is a leading factor contributing to the increased consumption of fresh vegetables. Of factors Read More