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Varieties

Compatibility & Temperature

Grade Tolerances

Century Farms Grapes

Compatibility

Group 1. Ice never in contact with com- modity. Ethylene producer.

 

Temperature

Recommended transit temp for American and juice grapes is 32oF, European grapes at 31oF, and 34 to 36oF for Muscadine grapes.

Sources: DRC, PACA, USDA

Good Arrival Guidelines:

Good arrival guidelines in the United States for American grapes (e.g., Concord, Catawba, Niagara), juice grapes (Black Prince, Blue Elba, Flame Tokay) and Muscadines (Carlos, Fry, etc.) permit 15% total average defects, 8% serious defects and 4% decay upon arrival at contract destination after five days in transit.

 

Good arrival guidelines in the United States for European grapes (e.g., Thompson Seedless, Perlette, Beauty Seedless, Flame Seedless) permit 15% total average defects, 6% serious defects and 3% decay upon arrival at contract destination after five days in transit.

 

Sources: DRC, PACA, USDA

Century Farms Grapes

Century Farms International, Inc.

10957 NW 123rd Street Medley, FL 33178

Office: 305-436-7971   Fax: 305-436-7968