The information provided here represents the maximum number of days achieved in storage in selected commercial trials or in the lab. Since picking and post-harvest conditions vary, these storage times should be viewed as guidelines only. In addition, storage time performance may vary depending on packaging type.

Asparagus (White)

Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) for White Asparagus

Breathable bags and liners for fresh produce preserves white asparagus quality and freshness during prolonged storage and shipment by-

  • Preserving firmness and taste
  • Reducing shriveling, spear toughening and butt drying
  • Preventing decay
  • Inhibiting discoloration
  • Minimizing dehydration and weight loss

Added Value
  • Higher profitability due to less waste in the supply chain
  • Reduced logistic costs due to viability of sea and land transport over air freight
  • Smaller carbon foot print (land/sea transport instead of air freight)
  • Market expansion enabled through prolonged cold storage