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Finally, reasonable coverage about the impending demise of the banana. Read more here, from Fresh Fruit Portal. Thanks for reading, B Jim.
(Media, Pennsylvania USA) The Jet-Precooler™ is portable, powerful, and profitable. And now, according to Global Cooling Inc., it is available at the cost of a low monthly payment. “Other the last six months, we’ve had detailed discussions with a number … Continue reading
If my product is going to rewarm in handling, is it better to not cool it rather than subject it to cooling and then reheating?
Best quality is obtained by keeping produce as cold as possible as long as possible. Rewarming is not desirable, but not cooling at all is even worse. Continue reading
February 17th 2014 – Global Ripening has been selected for the 2013 Pennsylvania Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Institute for Excellence in Commerce (USIEC). Each year the USIEC conducts business surveys and industry research to … Continue reading
(Philadelphia, PA, USA) According to the experts, the single most important step in postharvest care of fresh produce is prompt and proper precooling. (Precooling is defined as reducing the temperature of freshpicked or -packaged perishables down to their ideal storage … Continue reading
(Philadelphia, PA, USA) Global Cooling Inc. offers a white paper, “Temperature and Quality”, by Jim Thompson, UC-Davis. This is the first in a series of informational articles about Forced-Air Precooling. “Temperature is the most important factor controlling the postharvest life … Continue reading
(Philadelphia, PA, USA) There is a new, ready-to-use Precooling System, from Global Cooling Inc. The powerful unit comes completely assembled and ready to use. The Jet-Ready Precooler™ features two 10HP fans mounted on a hot-dipped galvanized steel frame. When used … Continue reading
(Philadelphia, PA) The Jet-Ready Precooler™ features two 10-HP fans mounted on a hot-dipped galvanized steel frame. When used with eight (8) pallets, it delivers more than 4,000 cfm per pallet, at normal static pressure. “We are constantly striving to make … Continue reading
Ethylene gas is a naturally occurring plant ripening hormone. Its chemical formula is C2H4, it is a hydrocarbon. Ethylene gas for fruit ripening and degreening, is commonly available in three forms: Catalytic Generators, which use an ethanol-mix, to produce pure … Continue reading
The financial benefits of prompt and proper precooling can be measured. Selling fresh produce that weighs more and last longer, adds profits directly to the bottom line. And helps to build and protect your brand-name-equity. It is our pleasure to … Continue reading