TECHNICAL INFORMATION
  • Cut Roses extended to 28 + days
  • Gerbera extended to 20 days
  • Gladioli extended to 20 days
  • Bananas (not treated with ethylene) extended to 27 + days
  • Corn extended to 21 days
  • Bananas (treated with ethylene) extended to 16 + days
  • Mango/Alphonso extended to 22 days
  • Baiganpally extended to 28 days
  • Ice berg Lettuce extended to 32 days
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SPECIALISES IN

Chandra associates offers the following services:

  • Agro Technology
  • Product Development
  • Refrigeration
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RELIANCE FRESH TRIALS, JULY 2011

Shelf life extensions using CA FILMS based packaging for a variety of fruits, vegetables planned at RELIANCE FRESH, New Delhi, India.

1. The trials are divided in 2 phases:

  • PHASE I – Bulk packs to be created and tested at the mandi itself……starting from 14th july
  • PHASE II –┬áRetail packs to be created at the store and tested at the store…..starting from 18th july

2. For each item (in each Phase), there shall be 3 samples:

  • Bag 1 – Designed for OPTIMUM SHELF LIFE EXTENSION
  • Bag 2 – Designed for MAXIMUM SHELF LIFE EXTENSION
  • Control – Unpacked, lying in open crate.

3. The following parameters shall be observed and recorded, for both control and the 2 CA film-packed samples :

  • Date
  • Time
  • Weight
  • Product Loss

From these observations the following shall be derived:

  • % moisture loss
  • shelf life extension achieved w.r.t. control

 

PHASE 1 Report are available here.

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PRESS & EVENTS

EVENTS

  • 2012 Lauched New Product Line
  • 2011 Launched Technofresh Agri Solutions, India
  • PRO Institute Des Moines, 2010, Iowa, USA
  • NAFEM Show, 2009, Orlando, USA
  • Post Harvest 2008, Bangalore, India

PRESS

2010 U.S. Patent issued for CA FILMS, Patent Number 7,772,139

2009 Book in Press to Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce, ISBN:978-0-8138-0416-3

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CONTACT US

CHANDRA ASSOCIATES

20 Zain Circle

Milford, MA

01757, USA

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