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Sunburst
Sunburst

Sunburst

Harvest Maturity

  • Skin Colour

    No minimum for inspection. Note: Supermarkets may have specific requirements. Check with exporter.

  • Total Soluble Solids (TSS%)

    No minimum for inspection. Note: Supermarkets may have specific requirements. Check with exporter.

  • Flesh Firmness

    Maximum:   11.3

    Minimum:   4.5

    [NE1]

  • Harvesting

    Generic information [NE2]

Other Quality Requirements At Pack

  • Quality Requirements

Packaging And Cold Storage

  • Internal Packaging (Standard Loose Pack)

    Standard 2.5 kg loose pack

    • Place shrivel sheet into carton with ends extending over the sides of the carton. A shrivel sheet of 400 mm x 800 mm with 48 perforations of 6 mm in diameter is suggested. Shrivel sheets of different dimensions can be used but must overlap after folding over the fruit from both sides.
    • Place 300 x 400 mm pulp or plastic trays on top of shrivel sheet on bottom of carton.
    • After packing fruit on trays fold shrivel sheet over fruit from both sides. The intention is to wrap the shrivel sheet around the fruit.
    • Place 300 x 400 mm white corrugated sheet (58 g) on top of shrivel sheet.

    Standard 5 kg double-layer loose pack

    • Pack as above but put a 3 mm 300 x 400 mm foam pad on top of the fruit on bottom layer before placing the second tray into the carton.
  • Punnets

    No special requirement.

  • Other Packs

    None

  • Cold Storage
    • Sunburst nectarines can be cold stored for up to 35 days, from the harvest date, at -0.5 °C.

    For more information on handling after harvest, cooling and shipping – see generic information [NE4] and for more information on air freight see [NE10]

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