PEAKfresh® USA
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​PEAKfresh is modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) made specifically for fruit and vegetables as well

as cut flowers and plants. With a natural mineral embedded in our products, we are able to modify the
composition of the air surrounding the packaged item in order to extend the initial fresh state of the
product. PEAKfresh has long been used by growers, shippers and retail chains to preserve the
freshness of produce during transit and storage. Most recently, NASA began using PEAKfresh to

extend the life of produce sent to and consumed by the astronauts at the International Space Station. 

  It is difficult to store commercial quantities of apricots for more
  than two to three weeks. When stored, apricots decay very
  quickly from brown rot and rhizopus rot. Fruit should be pre-
  cooled as quickly as possible following harvest to temperatures
  to below 4ºC (4OºF) but around 0ºC (32ºF). The breakdown of
  apricots is similar to that of peaches in that a browning occurs
  around the seed with softening of the flesh. This process usually
  appears some two weeks after harvest.

  Recommended Post Harvest Temperatures:
​  0ºC (32ºF) and 90-95% relative humidity

  Packaging Method: 
  PEAKfresh carton liners are not recommended for long term packaging of apricots. We recommend that sheets
  of PEAKfresh be used in the bottom and top of bulk packed apricots. Where apricots are packed in preformed
  plastic tray or similar tray, then a sheet of PEAKfresh film pre-cut to the size of the top of the box be placed
  over the top of the fruit. This application has two benefits; the first is to maintain relative humidity and the
  second to provide a small surface area of PEAKfresh film to treat small volumes of ethylene gas. An alternative
  is to use PEAKfresh Bubble Sheet.

  Storage Temperatures:
  0ºC (32ºF) and 90-95% humidity.

Important Please Read:
  All recommendations for the use of PEAKfresh products are given in good faith and based on proven field
  experience. Packaging method storage temperatures and humidity levels, transit and destination conditions
  are factors likely to affect the performance of PEAKfresh products and no liability for indirect or consequential
  damage can be accepted. We recommend that PEAKfresh products be trialed under local conditions before
​  introduction to large scale commercial applications.