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New Zealand company launches a new, cheaper method of removing ethylene from cold stores

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-31 Mon 09:03

500Foods shared this story from New Zealand company Ethylene Free launched a new method of removing ethylene from cold stores this week. According to Roger Cherry who owns the company, this method removes 99% in a single pass and costs less than 50% of existing methods while only needing a standard single phase power point. “Existing…

Consistently offering ready-to-eat fruits drives repeat purchases

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-24 Fri 09:40

“Bananas wouldn’t be available on store shelves around the world if it wasn’t for the pre-conditioning and ripening process via ethylene application,” says Greg Akins, President and CEO of Catalytic Generators. “The same holds true for nearly all mature field-grown tomatoes purchased in grocery stores.”…