Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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28° TEMPERATURE GUIDE
(CELSIUS)
24° Fruit ripened above this
temperature may be
damaged
18° Best ripening range
14°
12° Fruit will not ripen under
this temperature
Store hard fruit at this
temperature for up to
five (5) days. Longer
than this will incur chill injury


Nb:


Soft fruit may be
kept in the refrigerator
for a couple of days
Custard apples are a delicate
tropical fruit and are easily
damaged if handled incorrectly.
You can get a greater return if
the following points are observed.

  1. Do not store green fruit
    under 8°C
  2. Store at 8° to 12° for up to 5
    days only, longer than this and
    chill injury occurs.
  3. Fruit will not ripen under 14°C.
    Extended periods at this temp
    will lead to chill injury.
  4. During Winter store fruit
    in a warm area and cover to
    hold in their own warmth.
  5. Best temperature range for
    ripening is 18° to 24°C.
  6. Shelf life is short so buy small
    quantities more frequently.
  7. Avoid small (under 300g)
    and dark green (immature)
    fruit.

 

 

 

 

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