Cool storage

Minimise superficial scald

Superficial scald (scald) is one of the major physiological disorders that occur during cold storage of apples and pears.

Maintaining fruit quality in storage

Nick Sanders, AgroFresh’s Commercial Regional Manager, says while the stonefruit season is in full swing, the apple and pear sector is focused on preparing for another season, and he is pleased to be involved in both sectors.
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Post-harvest management more than a storage issue

AgroFresh stresses the importance of actively managing total operations from harvest to consumer to deliver a superior fruit-eating experience and gain repeat business.
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SmartFresh offers greater operational & marketing flexibility

The upcoming apple season will be the 13th for the use of SmartFresh™ Technology in Australia.
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SmartFresh for Aussie growers

Having worked through 13 apple harvests has been the key to the acceptance and use of the proprietary freshness keeping technology, SmartFresh™, according to AgroFresh’s Commercial Manager Nick Sanders.
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SmartFresh—contributing to ‘knowledge of cool storage’

Storage is critical in giving consumers crunchy Aussie apples year-round. Nick Sanders, Commercial Manager for AgroFresh, says it’s become an intense knowledge-based business.
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Automatic dosing for greater food safety

Recent food recalls have reminded growers and consumers that pathogens have a major impact on the foods we consume.
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Managing superficial scald with SmartFresh

AgroFresh Australia is undertaking further demonstration trials to present to growers on the management of superficial scald with SmartFresh.
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Protect CA equipment & reduce power consumption

The recent extremely hot weather reminds us at ACS of some important actions you can take to reduce the heat load on your CA equipment.

Minimise storage rots

For the last 20 to 30 years packhouse managers have only had a small number of fungicides available for controlling storage rots.
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Post-harvest management more than a storage issue

As the harvest of new season apples and pears gets under way, Nick Sanders, commercial manager for AgroFresh, is stressing the importance of actively managing the entire process from harvest to consumer in order to deliver a superior fruit-eating experience and gain repeat business.
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Startup of CA rooms and equipment

Many fruit growers are getting close to the start of CA storage.