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Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) extends shelf life of kiwifruit

  The role of postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) in the softening of ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit under different cold storage conditions was investigated. 1-MCP treated fruit (0.0, 0.5, 1.0 μl L-1) were kept in cold storage (1°C) up to 6 months before ripening....
C.M. Cantin
D. Holcroft
C.H. Crisosto
Acta Horticulturae

Manejo Poscosecha de Pataste

El manejo poscosecha de pataste para exportación es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y maduración prematura. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento...
USAID-RED
USAID

Senegal - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Senegal established the National Committee for International Trade Negotiations (CNNCI) in 2002 as the governmental body in charge of consultation and coordination between the government, the private sector and consumer associations on all matters concerning implementation of bilateral, regional...
Russell Knight
Fana Sylla
USDA GAIN

Denmark - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 2011

Responsibility for the safety of food and agricultural products in Denmark is shared between three Danish authorities: The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, the Danish Plant Directorate and the Danish Directorate for Fisheries. The food administration is the central supervisory authority...
Asa Wideback
USDA GAIN

Manejo Poscosecha de Calabaza

  El manejo poscosecha de calabaza “Butternut” para exportación es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y deshidratación. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte...
USAID-RED
USAID

Harvesting and Handling Effects on Postharvest Decay

  Purpose of review: The aims of this review are: (1) to highlight the most significant results over the last few years in harvesting methods and pre- and postharvest handling of horticultural products; and (2) to provide insights in terms of technological aspects, with special reference to...
T.J. Michailides
G.A. Manganaris
Stewart Postharvest Review

Mercado de la Unión Europea

    Guía para identificar los principales requisitos exigidos para el ingreso de productos agrícolas frescos y procesados. La importación de los alimentos en la Unión Europea está sujeta al cumplimiento de diversas leyes y reglamentos destinados a...
Daniel Rodríguez Sáenz
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)

Hong Kong - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

With the commencement of the Genetically Modified Organisms (Control of Release) Ordinance and the Genetically Modified Organisms (Documentation for Import and Export) Regulation in March 2011, there are documentation requirements for shipments containing living modified organisms. The Food Safety...
Caroline Yuen
USDA GAIN

Portugal - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

As a member of the European Union, the Government of Portugal applies EU regulations and legislation, where available, regarding the importation of food, feed, feed ingredients and beverages. Food laws of individual member states have mostly been fully harmonized into EU law. However, it is...
Diogo Machado Mendes
USDA GAIN

Sweden - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Responsibility for the safety of food and agricultural products in Sweden is shared between three Swedish authorities: the Swedish Board of Agriculture, the National Food Agency (NFA) and, to a lesser degree, the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management. The NFA is the central supervisory...
Asa Wideback
USDA GAIN