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How to conserve vegetables

REFRIGERATION FOR VEGETABLES

Vegetables, same as for fruits, represent an important part of the cool industry due that they are perishable products and they require a correct harvest and post-harvest.

 

Fresh vegetables are important ingredients for our diet and a correct coolant installation is essential to preserve their nutritional characteristics.

CONSERVATION

During conservation, vegetables continue breathing and doing metabolic process, so it is necessary to remove air inside the coolant room, although sometimes is enough opening and closing the doors.

 

Temperature and humidity to conserve vegetables may vary depending on the variety, being the most common parameters temperature close to freezing but before it and humidity between 85 and 90%.

LO QUE DEBES SABER

During harvest is essential to avoid any kind of crash that may damage the product.

Main parameters for a correct vegetables coolant conservation are temperature, humidity and time.