IIR document

Recommendations for Chilled Storage of Perishable Produce.

Author(s) : IIF-IIR

Type of monograph: Guide/Handbook


The International Institute of Refrigeration has published a new edition of "Recommendations for Chilled Storage of Perishable Products". This 4th edition, with respect to the 1979 edition, has been considerably enriched thanks to contributions from many specialists worldwide. This guide comprises 12 chapters. The first five chapters cover basic concepts to be taken into account in the preservation of chilled products: definitions, shelf life, chilling methods and packaging. The following chapters cover products specific preservation characteristics: fruit and vegetables, meat, fish and seafood, dairy products, cut flowers and seeds. Given the important impact of prepared foods on the chilled-food market, an entire chapter is devoted to these products.

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  • Original title: Recommendations for Chilled Storage of Perishable Produce.
  • Record ID : 2001-1164
  • Languages: English, French
  • Subject: Regulation
  • Publication: Iif-iir - France
  • Edition statement: ed. 4
  • Publication date: 2000
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  • ISBN: 291314909X
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.