System and method for post-harvest treatment of vegetables and fruits

C.S. Nicole (Inventor), L.F.M. Marcelis (Inventor), E.J. Woltering (Inventor), N. Ntagkas (Inventor)

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Abstract

Vitamin C is one of the nutrient for which health claims are allowed. Tomato is, after onion, the most produced and consumed vegetable in the world. It is also for a number of country a very important crop. Increasing vitamin C in tomato can have major health impact. Vitamin C can be increasing with light during the growth of tomato. Disclosed are more practical solutions to increase the vitamin C during transport or storage, simplifying the process and allowing a better logistic in the tomato food chain.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2017064109
Priority date14/10/15
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2017

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