University of California

Handling Strawberries for Fresh Market

Stock #2442; $5.00/copy

Authors: F. Gordon Mitchell, Elizabeth Mitcham, James F. Tompson, Norman Welch. 1996, 14 pages

Description: This guide gives you the information you need on managing strawberry holding temperatures between harvest and consumer purchase. Includes 12 black-and-white and color photographs.





Table of Contents:

Overview of Postharvest Handling Considerations
Strawberry Harvesting and Field Handling
Preparing Harvested Strawberries for Market
Transporting Fresh Strawberries to Market
Care of Strawberries in Distribution and Retailing
Appendix A
Nutrition Labeling for Strawberries
Appendix B
Slow-Cooling Problems in Strawberry Coolers



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