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Carrots. Storage parameters

30.04.2018  |  Carrots

Ekaterina Shmyryova
Ekaterina Shmyryova
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Produce preparation for long-term storage

Before putting into storage, remove the green tops of carrots. Otherwise, they will suck up the moisture from the carrot root, resulting in a loss of marketability.

Volume

It is recommended to keep carrots in a single container with a capacity of up to 1500 tons. Volume of fresh-air supply: not needed for this storage technology.

t°C

Storage temperature from -1 to 1 C.

Humidity

95%.

СО2

Excess carbon dioxide must be removed. СО2 index: no more than 5%

Продолжительность хранения

Круглогодично – при использовании холодильного оборудования. До апреля – с использованием системы активного вентилирования.

Storage life

Year-round - with refrigeration equipment. Until April - with aeration system.

Storage-facility parameters

When putting carrots in storage, it is important to cool them as quickly as possible. Carrots are usually stored in containers.