Vegetable Research & Innovation

Transfer of Postharvest Technology for Fresh Vegetables to Exemplar Growers

Vegfed contracted Crop & Food Research postharvest scientists and technologies to implement an extensive programme to upgrade the technology base of growers to improve the quality of produce in the market. This report summarises the activities undertaken as part of the project, highlights some of its successes, and assesses the impact of the project on the quality of fresh vegetables which are supplied to consumers by members of Vegfed and the profitability of these growers involved.