TransFresh Sweet Corn Solutions

TransFresh Controlled Atmosphere Systems Maintain Quality and Freshness.

The rate of respiration is reduced in Controlled Atmosphere, which:
  • Husk appearance is fresher with greater chlorophyll retention and less dehydration.
  • No kernel dimpling.
  • Bacterial 'slime' on corn silk is reduced or absent.
  • Black spot fungus and/or gray mold on husks is diminished or absent.
  • Sugar retention is improved over air storage.

Profits are Maximized at Distribution and Retail
  • The maintenance of good quality indices during transportation extends marketability on the shelf.
  • Fresh husk appearance and high sugar content are key factors and primary benefits of Tectrol® Controlled Atmosphere.

Product Shelf Life is Improved
  • Reduced decay and fresh appearance maintained.

Commodity / Transport Profile
  • Varieties: Sweet, Super Sweet and others.
  • Temperature: 32º F or slightly above.
  • Transit/Postharvest Life: 2 -3 weeks with proper cooling \ handling.
  • Tectrol® Process Available: CA (Controlled Atmosphere).

Note: Rapid post harvest cooling and subsequent temperature chain maintenance and hydration are essential for extended transits.

Information contained in Fact Sheets is intended for reference only. TransFresh Corporation or any other distributor of this information assumes no liabilities for claims, adjustments or rejections for any reason or cause resulting from the use of this information. No warranty or guaranteed results are intended or implied. Information herein is compiled from public sources such as USDA Handbook 66,668,669 and 1070. Specific references are available on request.

Services:
  • TransFresh Controlled Atmosphere
  • TransFresh Marine Modified Atmosphere