This process is closely monitored to aid shelf life and freshness.
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Immediately following packing, peppers are cooled using forced humid, cooled air to remove the field heat and bring their temperature down to 55°F. They are stored and shipped maintaining this temperature.
Green bean cartons are forced-air cooled to remove field heat in order to maintain freshness and extend shelf life. Green beans are stored and shipped at 45°F.
Each box of corn is injected with liquid ice to ensure freshness and extend shelf life. Corn is shipped at 35°F.
Vine Ripe / Grape Tomatoes
Store tomatoes at 55°F. Storing tomatoes below 55°F may cause chill damage and will decrease the flavor.