Wash water used in the production of fresh produce always contains a residual disinfectant to reduce microbial load. Today, more countries are trending towards alternative disinfectants such as chlorine dioxide rather than traditional oxidising agents such as chlorine. What are the advantages of this? By David Hird, application specialist, Palintest Limited
Our large world is ironically becoming smaller with the significant progress made with globalisation. Food is one commodity that is transported all over the world, but when it comes to fresh produce, how can companies ensure they stay fresh when they reach their destination and beyond? Container shipping liner APL shares its experiences in reefer transportation.