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How to preserve fruit

COOLING ROOMS FOR FRUIT

An important part of the coolant applications is focus on fruit preservation by coolant installation, because fruit is a very perishable product. The best solution for fruit conservation is normally a cooling room that preserves the fruit at the right temperature and humidity.

 

Concepts such as specific heat must be considered to the correct design of the coolant installation, also to get the highest efficiency of the coolant room for fruits it is essential to make the correct harvesting operations and post harvest.

PRESERVATION

Fruit during its preservation keeps making respiratory and metabolic phenomena, so the air renovation inside the coolant room is essential, although in some cases where there are a lot of doors opening and closing activity may be enough.

 

The temperature and humidity which fruits and vegetables must be conserved may oscillate according to their variety, being the most used temperature parameters close to freezing and humidity ranges between 85% and 90%.

WHAT YOU MUST KNOW

The best solution for fruit conservation is normally a cooling room that preserves the fruit at the right temperature and humidity.