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PROCESSES 2018-06-15T15:55:28+00:00

1. HYDRAULIC ELEVATOR

Here starts the process prior to selection, waxing and packing, by introducing the plastic bins into the line of production.

2. MECHANICAL SIZER

The smallest sizes, along with organic debris from tree farms are mechanically removed and culled in this process.

3. PRE-SELECTION

The fruit is sorted by color, skin texture, mechanical and physical properties. Non complying quality standard fruit is discarded.

4. WASHING

The fruit is washed by using  potable water, brushes and biodegradable detergents EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) approved.

5. CHLORINE DISINFECTION

The fruit is soaked in a sodium hypochlorite chlorine concentration, which is checked every hour to assure that safety standards are met.

6. DRYING

Warm, dry air is applied to remove water from the fruit shell.

7. WAXING

Fruit is waxed to extend its shelf life.

8. WAXING DRYER

Warm, dry air is applied a second time to remove excess wax from the fruit shell.   

9. SORTING

Fruit is sorted by appearance, size, color and skin properties by using a computerized fruit selection system.

This process is done using a software containing our customer’s specifications, which are met at a 99% efficiency.

10. PACKING

40 POUND BOX PACKAGING
FRUIT IS WEIGHED AND LABELED INDIVIDUALLY.
PALLETS: 54 BOX PALLETS OF 40 POUNDS EACH.

PACKING

10 POUND BOXES PACKING
Manually packed by qualified personnel, highly skilled in safety and quality.
This presentation is mainly for the European and Japanese customers, recently introduced into U.S.A.

11. HANDLING

Pallets are  stored in a cooling room at a 7°C to 10°C temperature for a minimum of 8 hours, to reach a uniform product temperature before they are loaded into refrigerated containers.

12. MANUAL PACKING

Manual Packing guarantees top quality fruit. This packing is made in 10 and 14 lb boxes.

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