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When is monitoring pulp temperature critical?

Product quality may be compromised when temperatures fluctuate along the supply chain. Monitoring pulp temperature can identify where problems occur and help to avoid quality loss.

Identifying cultivars suitable for export

The Serviced Supply Chains project team have quantified the storage response of several nectarine cultivars to identify those with potential for extended cool storage or sea freight export.

Monitoring improves returns for mango exports

Every shipment is different but monitoring of temperatures in mango export chains can increase the reliability of fruit reaching the destination in excellent condition.


Select lemons that are ready to travel

Technology is available to help select lemons that are able to withstand export handling without incurring chilling damage.

Dr Peter Hofman retires

Dr Peter Hofman from the Supply Chain Innovation team retired in November 2020 having made enormous contributions to Australian horticulture industries through his 30 year career.


Weighing up air versus sea freight

The COVID-19 associated disruption of airfreight supply chains has seen freight costs triple and capacity decrease by over 75 per cent. The situation has prompted some horticulture exporters to reconsider their options with seafreight.

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