Can be a game-changer technology
- The technology should work at a temperature of -1 to 2 C, humidity 95-98%.
- The technology should be non-waste, safe, not affecting the taste and color.
- Storage technology should have minimum requirements for changes in the design of the vegetable store.
Details of the Innovation Need
The company is engaged in the cultivation and storage of carrots and other crops. Current shelf life of carrots in production environment is 4.5 months. Also, the carrot is susceptible to infection by diseases caused by fungi of the genus Scierotinia scierotiorum and Botrytis cinerea, which in some cases, affecting up to 30% of stored carrots. CURRENT STORAGE CONDITIONS: The company lays carrots for storage immediately after harvesting separately from other vegetables. Storage humidity 95-98%. Carrots are placed in containers (wooden with a metal frame, of volume of 350-380 kg) in 6 rows. There is active ventilation equipment and refrigeration unit. The volume of the chamber is 800 tons.