: Removing heat from freshly harvested fruits and vegetables by immersion in ice water.
approved with an inspection facility on site; 60,000 square feet of refrigerated space, including humidity controlled, conventional and controlled atmosphere cooler storage areas; 46,000 square feet of heated dry storage; 21 door truck dock; computerized inventory control with customer access available; hydrocooling
direct from the refrigeration system.
Esparza Rivera JR, Stone MB, Stushnoff C, Pilon-Smits E, Kendall PA (2006) Effects of Ascorbic acid applied by two hydrocooling
methods on physical and chemical properties of green leal lettuce stored at 5[grados]C.
Water temperature for hydrocooling
field cucumbers in relation to chilling injury during storage.
Nampan K, C Techavuthiorn, S Kanlayanarat (2006) Hydrocooling
improves quality and storage life of 'Rong Rein rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit.
Microbial control of cucumber hydrocooling
water with Chlorine Dioxide.
Using one of the search engines on the Internet, such as Google, Yahoo!, Ask.com, or MSN Live Search, find more information by searching for these words or phrases: hydrocooling
, market gardening, home gardening, olericulture, truck cropping, vapor concentration, solarization, vegetable production, and food preservation.
He reduced the problem by identifying hydrocooling
temperatures that have markedly decreased losses.
The vented sidewalls of perforated KitBin containers permit hydrocooling
without mold or bacteria growth, keeping products fresher.
Effective Heat Transfer Coefficients for Individual Spherical Products During Hydrocooling
. International Journal of Energy Research 19(3): 199-204.
Purchasing cherries from someone that has installed post harvest hydrocooling
both on site and in the orchard and force air tunneling after packing will reflect well in the customer's refrigerator.
The first step in effective temperature management is rapidly removing field heat by using one of the following techniques: hydrocooling
, in-package icing, evaporative cooling, refrigeration, vacuum cooling, or hydro-vacuum cooling.