How to store fruit

Fresh produce like fruit often ends up in the trash soon than expected after it starts to brown and the texture begins to soften: the fruit has ripened. Part of the problem may be the way in which they are stored and the main culprit is a gas called ethylene. This organic chemical compound is…

Ripening (Ethylene)

Naturally, a large number of fruits ripen as a result of ethylene, a hormone produced by the fruits. The ripening process accelerates as the concentration of ethylene increases, changing the color, firmness, flavor, and characteristic aromas of each fruit. Ripening (Ethylene) Ethylene is a very volatile substance generated by fruits as they ripen, which is…

SAGARPA

A very dynamic demand for food and a supply with a certain rigidity is forecast for the near future, and an increase in primary productivity through the intensive use of technology has emerged as the only viable strategy to meet the future food demand and reduce the impact on prices. To that end, products must…