Essays about: "Fresh fruits and vegetables"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words Fresh fruits and vegetables.

  1. 1. From harvest to end consumer: Consequence of the behaviour of "Generation Y " regarding food waste on the supply chain of fresh fruits and vegetables

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Lena Nabernik; Mustafa Ahmed Khan; [2020]
    Keywords : food supply chain; fruits and vegetables; food waste; sustainability; generation y;

    Abstract : Food waste is a major issue from various perspectives. During the process from harvest to the end consumer, almost one-third of food produced is wasted. It is not just the wasted food during the process that is concerning, there are issues in sustainability related to food waste that need to be considered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shelf life of fresh-cut fruits and salad leaves treated with Pulsed Electric Field (PEF)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Chandan Soni; [2019]
    Keywords : PEF; pulsed electric field; reversible electroporation; calorimeter; metabolic rate; shelf life; fresh commodities; food engineering; livsmedelsteknik; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Application of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) treatment on five fresh commodities was analysed for the changes in the metabolic and physiological effects on their shelf life. Treatment parameters were optimised in order to achieve uniform electroporation on the samples, which was analysed by Propidium Iodide staining for the leaf samples. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urtica dioica, a weed with many possibilities

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Johanna Ankarcrona; [2019]
    Keywords : Urtica dioica; quercetin; 5-O-caffeoylquinic acid; β-sitosterol; nitrate; phenolic compounds;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the nutritional value of Urtica dioica and suggest the application of U. dioica as part of a healthy diet. U. dioica, or commonly known as stinging nettle, is a perennial plant growing almost all over the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food waste conversion : A study on how conversion can reduce in-store food waste in Swedish supermarkets

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Rahma Omar Abdulkadir; Filippa Calmfors; [2019]
    Keywords : Food waste; retailer; food supply chain; fresh fruits and vegetables; conversion; Matsvinn; återförsäljare; matförsörjningskedja; färsk frukt och grönsaker; konvertering;

    Abstract : Problem: Food waste is a major issue from both an environmental as well as an economic perspective. In Europe alone, 90 million tons of food is wasted in the food supply chain every year. In order to reduce these excessive costs and the environmental impact, new food waste management strategies need to be developed and established. READ MORE

  5. 5. Extending the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables in retail stores - Assessment of an innovative controlled atmosphere solution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Mathieu Casanovas; [2019]
    Keywords : Food waste; fruits; vegetables; controlled atmosphere; innovation; shelf-life; quality; viability; environmental impact; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Fruits and vegetables (F&V) waste in retail stores linked to consumer dissatisfaction has led to an increased interest in new preservation solutions to extend the shelf-life of fresh produce. In this study, the potential of controlled atmosphere (CA) combined with optimal temperature and relative humidity (RH) to extend the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables (F&V) in retail stores for short-term storage periods was assessed using an innovative prototype. READ MORE