oa Farming in South Africa - Prolonging the marketing season of perishable products
|Article Title||Prolonging the marketing season of perishable products|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Itinerant Horticulture, Division of Plant Industry|
|Publication Date||May 1933|
|Keyword(s)||Bacteriological action, Botulinus poisoning, Darkening of fruit, Food preservation principles, Food-poisoning, Micro-organisms, Preservatives, Sealing under vacuum and Sterilization by heat|
In view of the periodical heavy supplies of fresh fruit and vegetables resulting in a severe drop in market prices during certain seasons, growers are naturally inclined to consider the possibility of overcoming the ill-effects of a temporary glut on the markets, by the preservation of their perishable products during such periods.
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