FRESH KIWI

Kiwi is full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, and potassium. They also have a lot of antioxidants and are a good source of fiber.

How to store: Store in the fruit bowl at room temperature. Once the fruit is ripened, it can be refrigerated for up to a week.

Kiwis can be kept in the kitchen refrigerator for about 4 weeks. If you want to ripen them, put them in a bag – preferably a paper bag – along with a banana or an apple for a day or two.

Variety                     :          Hayward

Harvest time       :           September to November

Shipment time    :          October to April

Quality                    :          Machine sorted, and Hand                                                                sorted

Std. Packing         :        4 kg and 10 kg plastic basket,                                                          Palletized & non-palletized or                                                       Customized   packing  available as                                               per customer requirement

Size

Storage life

Shelf life

70gms to 140gms

4 days

1-4 weeks

Apple

Apple fruit may be influential in reducing the risk of developing several cancers such as colon cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, and ovarian cancer.

 

How to Store: Store apples away from direct sunlight, preferably in the fridge.

Variety                            :            Red Delicious, Gala

Harvest time               :           August to November

Shipment time            :           October to April

Quality                            :           Machine sorted, and                                                                              Hand sorted

Std. Packing                 :           10 kg plastic basket,                                                                              Palletized & non-palletized                                                             or Customized packing                                                                       available as per customer                                                                 requirement

  • Size

    Storage life

    Shelf life

     80gms to 160gms

    60 days

    3 days

GRAPES

Grapes grow in clusters and come in seeded and seedless varieties.A grape is a fruit, botanically a berry, of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.It offer a wealth of health benefits due to their high nutrient and antioxidant contents.

 

How to store: Store in the refrigerator.

Main Production Areas:Mashhad, Urmia & Qazvin

Harvest Season: Summer and winter

Recommended Transit Temperature: -1 to 0

Ventilation setting CMH: 10 to 15

Relative Humidity (%): 90 to 95

Std. Packing  : 5 kg & 10 kg plastic basket,                                                               Palletized & non-palletized                                                               or Customized packing                                                                       available as per customer                                                                 requirement

 

 

 

Variety

Storage life

Shelf life

 

Seedless Red

30 days 1 0 C

3 days

 

Ruby seedless

30 days 1 0 C

3 days

 

Seedless white shahroody

60 days 1 0 C

3 days

POMEGRANATE

Pomegranate is thick-skinned and round in shape, about the size of an orange. There are different varieties of pomegranate. A good quality pomegranate should have rich and fresh color, and has no cuts or blemishes. It should be plump and heavy for its size.Pomegranate fruit is full of above nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, glucose,etc.

 

How to store: Store in a fruit bowl or refrigerate for longer period. 

Main Production Areas: Saveh, Paveh & Shiraz

Harvest season: October to December

Recommended Transit Temperature: -1 to 0

Ventilation setting CMH: 10 to 15

Relative Humidity (%): 90 to 95

 

  • Variety

    Sizes

    Shelf life

    Mountain POM

     100-200 / 200-300 / 300-400 / 400-500 / 500 +  gr

    3 Weeks

WaterMelon

Watermelon is a low calorie, fat and sodium fruit. This fruit contains about 6% sugar and 91% water.Watermelon stores very well at room temperature, but should be refrigerated after cutting. An amazing fact about watermelons is that its antioxidants, flavonoids, and lycopene content can remain for as long as seven days.

 

How to store: Store whole watermelon first at room temperature and then seal in the refrigerator.

Main Production Areas: Hamedan, Shiraz & Kerman

Season : March to September

Recommended Transit Temperature : +5 to +6

Ventilation setting CMH: 25 to 30

Relative Humidity (%): 85 to 90

Variety

Packing

Weight

Sakata

4 per

basket /carton

+4 kg or more

Sweet Cherry

Iranian cherry are round and the skin is smooth and shiny.The Cherry fruit is bright “shiny” red or purple color externally with very thin skin. The Iranian cherry fruit known as “Gilas” is native to Central of Iran and grown in other regions too.

 

How to store: Keep lightly covered in the coolest part of your refrigerator and away from strong smelling food as they will absorb odors. Leaving the stems on will keep cherries fresher for longer.

Main Production Areas: Alborz , Khorasan,Qazvin, Isfahan and East Azerbaijan

Color: Red

Packing : 5kg Plastic box

Season: June to September

Recommended transit temp degrees C : 0.0

Humidity: about 90%

Strawberry

Strawberry fruits are aggregates made up of several small fruits, each with one seed called an achene. The flesh of the strawberry is actually an enlarged receptacle, non-reproductive material. 

 

 How to store: Keep berries refrigerated, as they will spoil quickly.

Main Production Areas:  Kordestan.

Season: Summer

Recommended transit temp degrees C: -0.5 to 0

Desired humidity: 90 to 95%

 

Nectarine

Nectarines have small but healthy concentrations of other antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin-A, vitamin E and flavonoid polyphenolic antioxidants.

 

How to Store:Ripen at room temperature and then store in the fridge for up to one week.

Main Production Areas: Orumieh , Tabriz  and Mashhad.

Harvest Season: Summer

Recommended transit temp degrees: 0

Humidity: about 95%

 

Variety

Size

Storage life

Shelf life

Moghane shams

45-80gr

45 days 0 0 C

4 days 20 0 C

plum

Plum skin is very smooth and shiny, and can be red, purple, or yellow.

 

How to store: Ripen at room temperature and then store in the fridge for up to one week.

Main Production Areas: Orumieh , Tabriz  and Mashhad.

Recommended transit temp degrees: 2-3

Desired humidity about 85%

Harvest Season: Summer.

 

Variety

Size

Storage life

Shelf life

 

Yellow

48-100 gr

45 days 0 0 C

4 days 20 0 C

 

Black

48-100 gr

45 days 0 0 C

4 days 20 0 C

PEACH

Peach is known as the “Queen” of the fruits and second popular fruit after the apple fruit.

 

How to store: Ripen at room temperature and then store in the fridge for up to one week.

Type : Crest, Saffron-color, Alberta, white & red

Skin color: Yellow & Red – White & Red

Recommended transit temp degrees C: (-0.5)-0

Desired humidity % : 90 to 95

Variety

Size

Storage life

Shelf life

Yellow & white Flesh donut

45-150 gr

45 days 0 0 C

4 days 20 0 C

Fruits Calendar

Recommended Refrigeration Guidelines for Fresh Fruits

Product

Temperature

Ventilation setting CMH

Relative Humidity (%)

Dehumidification (max. relative humidity setting)

Approximate Storage days

° C

° F

Apples
-1 to +4
+30 to +40
10 to 60
90 to 95
OFF
2 to 7 months
Apricots
-0.5 to 0
+31 to +32
15 to 60
90 to 95
OFF
7 to 14
Bananas (green)
+13 to +14
+56 to +58
25 to 60
85 to 95
OFF
18 – 22
Cherries (sweet)
0
+32
0 to 10
90 to 95
OFF
14 to 21
Figs (fresh)
-0.5 to 0
+31 to +32
0 to 5
85 to 90
OFF
7 to 10
Grapefruit
+10 to +15
+50 to +60
15 to 50
85 to 90
OFF
1 to 2 months
Grapes
-1 to 0
+30 to +32
10 to 15
90 to 95
OFF
1 to 5 months
Kiwi fruit
0
32
20 to 60
90 to 95
OFF
2 to 3 months
Mandarin Oranges
+4 to +8
+39 to +46
15 to 25
90 to 95
OFF
21 to 56
Mangoes
+10 to +14
+50 to +57
25 to 30
85 to 95
OFF
14 to 21
Melons (Cantaloupes)
+3 to +5
+37 to +41
25 to 30
90 to 95
OFF
7 to 14
Melons (honeydew)
+10 to +14
+50 to +57
25 to 30
90 to 95
OFF
14 to 21
Melons (Watermelon)
+5 to +6
+41 to +43
25 to 30
85 to 90
OFF
16 to 20
Oranges (various)
+2 to +10
+36 to +50
15 to 25
85 to 90
OFF
1 to 3 months
Peaches / Nectarines
0
+32
15 to 25
90 to 95
OFF
7 to 14
Pears
0
+32
15 to 25
90 to 95
OFF
1 to 6 months
Pineapples
+8 to +12
+46 to +54
15 to 25
85 to 90
OFF
7 to 21
Plums
0
+32
15 to 25
90 to 95
OFF
15 to 20
Strawberries
-0.5 to 0
+31 to +32
10 to 15
90 to 95
OFF
3 to 8