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August 2016, Ensuring Optimal Mango Quality with the F-750

Mango season is just ramping up for our friends "Down Under," and we're excited to be a part of their success this year. Based on research conducted at Central Queensland University, the Australian Mango Industry Association (AMIA) has initiated a ...

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July 2016, A Beginner's Guide to Ethylene

If you work in postharvest, chances are you're very familiar with ethylene C2H4 a gas produced by aging fresh produce, rotting vegetation, and different byproducts like smoke and exhaust. Whether you sell an ethylene mitigation system or run a ripening ...

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June 2016, Postharvest team measures quality traits in onions and dates with F-750

Dr. Alejandro García from the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of Baja California is using the F-750 Produce Quality Meter on Mexicali onions and date fruit.

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May 2016, How View Fresh is using the F-950 Three Gas Analyzer

VIEW FRESH is a company based in The Dalles, Oregon that designs and manufactures a modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) bag. The bag is used to preserve and maintain fresh fruit for long-duration shipments and storage.

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April 2016, New Felix Website Announcement

Felix Instruments is only a few years old, but our company has already experienced huge growth. As our line of instruments has continued to expand, we realized it was time for our website to grow, too!

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March 2016, Application Note: Gas Analysis

How to choose the best gas analyzer for you! With so many gas analyzers to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one is the best fit for your work. Our Application Scientists weighed in with some helpful ...

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February 2016, Measuring Brix with NIRS

Degrees Brix—or Total Soluble Solids (as scientists say)—is the measurement of sugars in a piece of fruit. Brix is used by fresh produce growers, packers, and retailers to test the quality of fruit.

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January 2016, Why Dry Matter Matters

Dry Matter is everything in a piece of fruit except for the water content—it’s what makes fruit taste good!

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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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