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December 2015, Happy Holidays from Felix Instruments!

Citrus growers use the F-750 Produce Quality Meter to non-destructively measure total soluble solids (TSS or brix) and acid in fruit. And citrus packers use our ethylene gas analyzers for precision degreening of citrus fruits.   Happy Holidays from Felix ...

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November 2015, Managing Mangoes with the F-750 Produce Quality Meter

Last week one of our customers, Piñata Farms of Australia's Northern Territory, was featured in an article published in Fresh Plaza. Piñata has already begun to integrate the F-750 Produce Quality Meter, or “NIR Gun,” into their mango harvest program. ...

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Felix Instruments, October 2015, A fresh look at our Three Gas Analyzer

The F-950 is used by QA professionals, surveyors, fresh cut produce packers, and warehouse managers to ensure superior quality. Unlike other handheld gas analyzers, the F-950 provides a complete picture of produce ripening gases, measuring carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and ...

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Application Profile: UC Davis Postharvest Team uses F-750 for work with Cherries & Pears

To facilitate the use of near infrared technologies (NIR) for the California fruit industry, Dr. Elizabeth Mitcham from the Department of Plant Sciences, University of California has recently tested the Felix Instruments F-750 Produce Quality Meter on California cherries and ...

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What can our instruments tell you about citrus?

Earlier this month we were excited to formally introduce our F-750 Produce Quality Meter as a fast, non-destructive tool for measuring TSS (Brix) in citrus to the growers and researchers that we met at the 2015 Citrus Expo. The F-750 ...

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Managing the Mystery of Ethylene

As systems for controlling ethylene production and exposure advance, Felix Instruments – Applied Food Science is right in sync, providing portable, reliable systems for measuring ethylene anytime, anywhere.

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Quality Increases Quantity

As professionals in the commercial food and agriculture business, you know best of all that the quality of your product is critical to increasing the quantity of your sales. At Felix Instruments we have designed instruments to help you grow, ...

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Models & Mangos

This month our QA department has been busy verifying commodities and building models for our our F-750 Produce Quality Meter, and have created application notes for both cherries and mangos.

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If you don't measure Ethylene, you can't control it!

The F-950 Handheld Ethylene Analyzer puts the power of highly-sensitive gas analysis into a small handheld device.The F-950 can be scaled to use anywhere on the produce line, analyzing spaces as large as a shipping container or a small as ...

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