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Current Category » Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables

Packaging and Storage of Fruits

The fruits dried as per directives given in table below should be put into this tins sealed air tight with solder or wax depending upon the duration of storage.

The schedule for dehydration of some important fruits and vegetables given below

Table: Schedule for Frying Fruits:


Sr. No.

Fruits

Preparation

Pre-treatment dipping in lye etc.

Time of Sulphuring

Finishing Temp (Degree C)

1

Apple

Peel, trim and cut into 3-5 mm thick slices

Nil

15-30 Min

50-55

2

Grape

wash

10-20 seconds and wash

10-15 Min

55-60

3

Banana

Wash, peel, cut into 12 mm thick slices

Nil

2 Hrs

55-60

4

Pineapple

Wash, peel, cut into 6 mm thick slices

Nil

2 Hrs

55-60

5

Papaya

Wash, peel, cut into 6 mm thick slices

Nil

2 Hrs

60-63

6

Litchi

Wash remove skin

Dip in 1% KMS soln. for 16 Hrs.

Nil

50-55

Current Category » Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables