Greg Akins, President & CEO of Catalytic Generators, discusses the critical need for ethylene application and management within the fresh produce industry.
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The management of atmospheric gases plays a critical role in the development of harvested fruit in ripening, storage, and packaging, while progressive strategies in this area add value, enhance market access and reduce losses. Galen George of Felix Instruments and Greg Akins of Catalytic Generators will share various methods for gas analysis, real-world cases, best… Read more »
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 »
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 »