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The benefits of Ethylene absorption for Apples

  A Recent Scientific Article Demonstrates That Absorbing Ethylene With Bi-On®Is An Effective Way To Maintain The Quality Of Apples In ULO Conditions. The study, carried out at the La Morinière Experimental Station (Saint Epain, France), assessing the effect of Bi-On® on the maintenance of ‘Golden Delicious’ apple quality when conserved in ULO (0.5ºC, 1.5% …

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A 2017 Market Update

2017 vs 2016 year on year figures: APPLES Apple exportable fruit estimates are up generally with predictions for the following increases: + 2 % for Golden Delicious; + 3 % for Royal Gala /Gala + 1 % for Granny Smith +6 % for both Cripps pink and Pink Lady varieties 0% growth is foreseen for …

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How To Remove Ethylene During The Distribution Chain Of Green Banana

  The correct management of ethylene levels could minimise or eliminate the need for refrigeration during the distribution chain of green banana A recently published scientific article (Reduction of energy usage during storage and transport of bananas by management of exogenous ethylene levels, Wills et al; Postharvest Biology and Technology 89 (2014) 7-10) quantifies the …

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Ethylene Removal Reduces Putrefaction In Mandarin Oranges

  Citrus fruits are susceptible to various diseases related to air quality that reduce their postharvest life. As they are not climacteric fruits, exposure to ethylene does not stimulate ripening, but instead speeds up the senescence of the fruit. Senescence causes a series of changes and deterioration that contribute to the weakening of the skin …

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Effects Of The Elimination Of Ethylene On Apple Preservation.

  From November 2-4 2016, Bioconservación participated in the IX Iberian Symposium on Maturation and Postharvest, which took place in Lisbon and coincided with the III National Symposium and IX Spanish Symposium on this important business domain of science, technology, and plant matter. Noteworthy researchers and technology experts from Spain, Portugal, and Latin America gathered …

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Samapro expands into packaging!

In the past 10 years , Samapro has grown year on year but has always seen us exporting product packed in various different packhouse brands. This year we have partnered up with key packhouses and together, with our increased volume and demand, we have started packing fruit in our very own SAMAPRO branded box. By …

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The Third Quarter Market Report

Looking back at the last 3 months it’s been tough going for the Pome Fruit industry. The Local industry experienced problems with wage increase strikes, which resulted in production being stopped for 4-5 weeks. This, in effect, caused stock to pile up which resulted in big volumes needing to be shipped in a very short time …

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Samapro is proud to announce another year of successful freight negotiations!

The year has concluded with our freight partner OTS (Organisation Transit Shipping) expanding their routes and the overall service provision between our two organisations. OTS, a French freight forwarding company based in Nantes France, has been operating in the maritime business since the year 2000. It is specialised, although not exclusively, in handling logistics to …

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Berlin Fruit Logistica 2015

Heading into the second quarter of the year, 2015 is proving to be a year of growth and positive challenges within Samapro. We started the year with a company trip to the Berlin Fruit Logistica in Germany and joined Bioconservacion at their expo stand. The 10 day trip to the Berlin Fruit Logistica allowed us …

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“The Benefit of Ethylene Scrubbing on Berries”

“Written by Dr Malcolm Dodd (Cold Storage Solutions) & Samapro Trading” The fresh produce group called berries (Blueberry, raspberry and strawberry) have different respiration classifications. Blueberries (Vaccinium spp.) and blackberries (Rubus spp.) have a climacteric fruit ripening behaviour (as do pome fruit) but others such as strawberries (Fragaria spp.) are non-climacteric. This classification of the …

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