- Two recent studies have looked at ethylene-removal technology and found that it may extend post-harvest lifespans for strawberries.
- The researchers from the U.K.'s Cranfield University and Writtle College are presenting their findings, which reinforce claims made by the food technology company It'sFresh!, at the VI International Conference on Managing Quality in Chains (MQUIC 2013) this week.
- The research found that It'sFresh!'s ethylene-removal tech could also increase strawberries' shelf lives by as long as two days.
From the article:
New research from Cranfield University and Writtle College in the UK, to be presented at the MQUIC 2013 supply chain conference this week, shows for the first time that ethylene removal extends the post-harvest life of strawberries. It also proves that It'sFresh! ethylene-removal technology extends strawberry shelf-life by at least two days. ...