hydrocooling

hydrocooling

[¦hī·drō′kül·iŋ]
(food engineering)
Removing heat from freshly harvested fruits and vegetables by immersion in ice water.
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hydrocooling: 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.
Water temperature for hydrocooling field cucumbers in relation to chilling injury during storage.
Microbial control of cucumber hydrocooling water with Chlorine Dioxide.
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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.