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.

Peppers (Bell/Sweet)

Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) for Bell Pepper

During prolonged storage sweet peppers tend to suffer from dehydration, shrivelingand Calyx decay. Ned breathable bags and liners for fresh produce preserves bell pepper quality and freshness during prolonged storage and shipment by-

  • Prevents shriveling and decay
  • Minimizes dehydration and weight loss
  • Preserves crispiness
  • Preserves glossy color and fresh taste

Added Value
  • Prolonged cold storage life -- Facilitates market expansion
  • Promotes sea/land transport -- Reduced logistical costs
  • Less waste in supply chain -- Higher profitability
  • 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