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Ensuring Quality in an Autumn Classic: The Apple
27 September 2018
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As October arrives so do many delicious varieties of apples on the supermarket shelves. Apples are 'the original fruit' of Northern Europe and almost every country has its own unique old variety. Long before berries and bananas became popular - people ate apples.
Summer holidays have come to an end, and that dreaded phrase Back to School is hanging over the nation's children. Once the school shoes and stationery are sorted, the contents of the daily lunch box is next on the list.
We've been in touch with Pacsystem, one of Sweden's leading suppliers of packaging ,and packaging solutions, to the fresh produce market, to find out more about the packaging dilemmas facing suppliers and retailers.
Although the plum season is fairly long, just like nectarines and peaches the individual harvest time for each variety is very short, usually around 1-3 weeks. As a result plum varieties tend to follow each other and be available in rapid succession.