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.


Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) for Pomegranates

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

  • Reducing weight loss and shriveling
  • Minimizing fruit and crown decay
  • Decreasing occurrence and severity of skin blemishes
  • Preserving internal quality and taste

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

Up to 120 days at 6°C (43°F) + 3 days at 20°C (68°F)

Packaging Options
For export (up to 2 months): 4 - 7.5 kg cartons

For long term storage (2-4 months):
  • Ned bags for 20kg (44lb) pomegranates
  • Ned bags for ~75kg (~160lb) pomegranates
  • Ned bin bags for ~400kg (~880lb) pomegranates