The aim of the test is to research the impact and effectiveness of our company’s product, which aims to delay decay and prevent ripening in fruit and vegetables.
The test involves measuring ripening and decay in galia melons, using different parameters, both with and without the use of the product for delaying decay.
The test was performed in a 750 m3 container, in which 8 KEEPCOOL 750 filters were placed. The test was carried out as follows:
The initial analysis was carried out, then further tests took place after 2, 7, 9 and 11 days, to analyse the weight, colour and texture of the melons.
- A batch of size 6, quality level 1 Galia melons were stored in identical boxes with the exact same conditions, one in a container with a KEEPCOOL filter, and the other in a container for comparison.
- The batches were made up of:
- 30 boxes of ripe Galia melons (preserved for 12/14 days)
- 30 boxes of semi-ripe Galia melons (preserved for 10 days)
- 30 boxes of unripe Galia melons (preserved for 6/7 days)
- Boxes of broken, cracked and prepared melons were stored with KEEPCOOL filters to test their healing or levels of decay
The temperature was checked daily at 8 am, 1 pm and 8 pm.
Checks on the hardness, flavour and levels of decay were carried out.
Ripening was slowed by 57%
The difference in ripeness was 2,167 pounds with a KEEPCOOL filter (5,042) compared with (2,875) when stored without a filter.
Only 3 melons decayed while stored with a KEEPCOOL filter, in comparison to 11 melons that decayed when stored without a filter.
Better product colour
The colour keeps better in the products stored with the KEEPCOOL filter.