Wrapping extends produce shelf-life

An innovative fresh-produce wrapping has been found to extend the shelf-life of a range of fresh vegetables, including brassicas.

Trials of Sira-Flex Resolve from Sirane showed that it kept cauliflower and broccoli in good condition on the shelf for at least five days, while unwrapped produce was found to deteriorate after just one day.

The trials also showed an additional two days' shelf-life for cabbages, leeks and carrots. Sirane sales manager Sandra Evans described the results as "very encouraging".


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