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Adani Trials – Shelf Life Extension of Apples using CA FILMS at 30C, ~88 F

These trials were conducted at Adani for demonstrating shelf life extension of apples stored at ambient temperatures of 31 C.

For apples:

Optimum Temperature
0°C ± 1°C (32°F ± 2°F); Freezing temperature: -1.7°C (29°F)

Optimum Relative Humidity
90-95% RH

However, Adani, due to lack of availability of cold chain, was exploring the ability of CA FILMS to move apples at ambient temperatures of up to 31 C.

OBJECTIVE: To Analyze the Shelf life extension of apples, during simulated transit periods of up to 3 weeks.

STORAGE PROTOCOL: A chamber was used, with the average temperature inside the chamber maintained at an average of 31°C (87.8 °F)

PACKAGING PROTOCOL: Different Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) based packaging was used for this shelf life extension trial.

Protocol 1: CA FILMS based packaging

Protocol 1 a: CA FILMS based packaging – Yellow – 1 sq in. area

Protocol 1 b: CA FILMS based packaging – Blue – 2.25 sq in. area

Protocol 1 c: CA FILMS based packaging – Green – 4 sq in. area

Protocol 2: Control

Protocol 5: Apples stored in Controlled Atmosphere chambers, were used for base lining quality standards.

See report for trial results.

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