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Ethylene Application for Greenhouse Tomatoes

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Ethylene is a natural plant hormone, so let it assist in harvesting your last pick! For many, ethylene is solely linked to the ability to initiate ripening of traditional fruits, like bananas, in 20-40 pallet pressurized ripening rooms. However, ethylene has a multitude of uses including the ripening and degreening of organics, tropical fruits, field-grown… Read more »

How Quality Control for Bananas Begins at the Warehouse

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One of the most important steps in any fruit ripening process starts at the very beginning: receiving the fruit as it comes into the warehouse or distribution center. At times it may seem unimportant or easy to overlook, but when this quality control procedure is disregarded, damaged fruit can go unaccounted for and often lead… Read more »

Easy-Ripe® XT Available To Ripeners Spring of 2019

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Catalytic Generators has developed a new version of the Easy-Ripe® Generator that can be permanently installed on the exterior of a ripening room. Called the Easy-Ripe® XT, this model produces ethylene on the room’s exterior and uses a flue system to direct the generator’s ethylene output into the room. Rooms that have little or no convenient… Read more »

Redesigned Easy-Ripe® Generator Improves Ethylene Application Accuracy & Efficiency

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Catalytic Generators will be showcasing a newly redesigned Easy-Ripe® Ethylene Generator for fruit ripening and degreening at Fruit Logistica, February 6-8, 2019 at Hall 26/F-01. The redesigned Easy-Ripe® Generator features a clean, white coating and produces consistent, non-pressurized and safe ethylene levels for uniform ripening and degreening. No mixture with inert gas is needed, making… Read more »