1 edition of Air transport of California strawberries found in the catalog.
Air transport of California strawberries
John M. Harvey
by Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||[by John M. Harvey ... et al.].|
|Series||Marketing research report -- no. 774|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||9 p. :|
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Get this from a library. Air transport of California strawberries: factors affecting market quality in summer shipments, [John M Harvey; H Melvin Couey; C M Harris]. Get this from a library. Air transport of California strawberries: factors affecting market quality in spring shipments, [John M Harvey;].
In air transport, pallets are covered with curtain coated fiberboard or heat-shrink polyethylene to retain the high level of carbon dioxide (). High levels of carbon dioxide (10 to 30 percent) slow the respiration rate of the fruit and reduce the activity of decay-causing organisms, thus extending storage and market life (, ).
In the s, California strawberries accounted for only % of the total U.S. production . Before the Second World War, most strawberries in California were produced for the fresh-fruit market, with only a minor portion of the total crop being manufactured into preserves .
Back then, the Pacific Northwest dominated the marked for preservedFile Size: KB. However, North American strawberry exports to more distant countries often occur by private charter air transport, which is likely to be less impacted.
The most detrimental, potential supply-side impact to the U.S. strawberry industry is the safety and availability of farm employees, particularly as California’s peak strawberry season is.
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The California Strawberry Commission releases various reports to provide insights on the current and historical status of the strawberry market in the U.S. and trade.
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California is the largest producer of domestically grown strawberries, supplying almost 90% of the strawberries grown in the United States*. n Onaverage,morethan30,acresproduceover one billion pounds of fresh and frozen strawberries.
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Below is a list of Hours of Service and Agricultural Exemptions. 49 CFR § (k) provides exceptions from the HOS rules, during planting and harvesting periods as determined by the State, for the transportation of agricultural commodities (including livestock, bees, horses, fish used for food, and other commodities that meet the definition of “agricultural commodity” under § Harvested strawberries are placed in trucks, within an hour or two of picking, which transport the strawberries to a cooling facility.
All strawberries are cooled, usually within 1 to 4 hours after harvest. Strawberries are typically forced-air cooled at temperatures of 34F. Cooling reduces decay and prolongs the fruits shelf-life.
All along the central and southern coast, hundreds of California strawberry farmers are cultivating the majority of all the U.S.-grown strawberries on less than one percent of the Golden State’s farmland. In many cases, second- and third-generation farmers keep producing America’s favorite fruit.
Get to know some of our farmers and hear their personal stories [ ]. Strawberries DON'T ripen after harvest, so pass over berries that have white shoulders or if the entire berry is lighter in color.
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Koike.Do you know how ripe, red, sweet-smelling strawberries make their way to our shelves? To answer that question, a lucky group of Giant Eagle Team Members visited our three largest suppliers — California Giant, Natureripe Berry Farms and Driscoll’s — at the peak of strawberry season.Cold air is forced to move rapidly through the containers (versus around the containers as in room cooling), allowing the cold air to be in direct contact with the warm berries.
Pallets of strawberries are positioned so that the cold air must pass through the package openings and around individual berries.