SUGGESTED CHILLING AND STORING TEMPERATURE
COMMODITY
Maximum transit
&
shelflife
(days)
Optimum tranzit temp.ºC

(product)
Recommended
relative
humidity

%
Ethylen
sensitivity
H/M/L

Air exchange
per
hour

Separate
kept

Chilling
injury
sensitive

Cooling
temp.ºC
in store

FRUITS

APPLES table
60-180
0
90-95
M
1
x
 
3-7
APRICOTS
14-21
-0,6 to 0
90-95
M
1
 
 
1-3
BLACKBERRY
4-10
0-2
85
L
1
 
 
1-3
CHERRY sweet
10-14
-1 to 0
90-95
L
1
 
 
1-3
CHERRY sour
5-10
0
90-95
L
1
 
 
1-3
Black CURRENTS
10-14
-0,6 to 0
90-95
L
2-4
 
 
1-3
White CURRENTS
10-14
-0,6 to 0
90-95
L
2-4
 
 
1-3
Red CURRENTS
4-6
-0,6 to 0
90-95
L
2-4
 
 
8-12
GOOSEBERRIES
14-21
-0,6 to 0
90-95
L
1
 
 
1-3
GRAPES table blue
10-14
1-2
95
L
1
 
 
3-7
GRAPES table light
10-14
0
95
L
1
 
 
1-3
MELON cantalloupes
10-14
5
85
M
5-7
 
 
8-12
MELON galia,charentais
7-14
7
95
M
5-7
 
 
8-12
MELON honeydew
21-45
10-12
85
M
5-7
x
 
8-12
NECTARINES
14-28
0
95
H
1
 
 
1-3
PEACHES
14-28
0
95
H
1
 
 
1-3
PEARS
60-180
-1
90
H
1
x
 
1-3
PLUMS
14-28
0
95
H
1
 
 
1-3
QUINCE
60-90
0
90
H
5-7
 
 
1-3
RASPBERRY table
4-10
8-10
85
L
1
 
 
8-12
STRAWBERRIES
4-10
0
90
L
2-4
 
 
3-7
WATERMELONS
14-21
14
85
L
1
 
 
8-12
 
COMMODITY
Maximum transit
&
shelflife
(days)
Optimu tranzit temp.ºC

(product)
Recomended
relativ
humiditi

%
Ethylen
sensitivity
H/M/L

Air exch
per
hour

Separate
kept

Chilling
injury
sensitive

Cooling
temp.ºC
in store

VEGETABLES

ASPARAGUS green,white
14-21
2,5
95-100
M
5-7
 
x
2-4
CABBAGE green, red, savoy
90-180
0
95-100
H
8-12
 
 
2-4
CABBAGE spring(early)
21-60
0
98-100
H
5-7
 
 
2-4
CHINESE LEAVES
21-60
0
98-100
H
5-7
 
 
2-4
CARROTS late crop
28-180
0
95-100
L
1
 
 
1-2
CARROTS bunched
10-14
0
98-100
L
1
 
 
1-2
CAULIFLOWER
14-30
0
95-98
H
8-12
 
 
1-2
CORN SWEET on the cobs
4-10
0
95-98
L
1
 
 
1-2
CUCUMBERS
14-21
10
90
H
5-7
 
x
10-12
EGGPLANT
10-14
10
90
L
1
 
x
7-10
GARLIC fresh
14-21
0
65-70
L
1
x
 
7-10
HORSERADISH
300-350
-1 to 0
98-100
L
1
 
 
2-4
KOHLRABI
25-30
0
98-100
L
1
 
 
1-2
LEEK
30-90
0
95-100
M
1
 
 
1-2
LETTUCE
10-14
0,5 to 1
98-100
H
8-12
 
x
1-2
ONIONS spring, green
7-10
14
95-100
M
12
 
 
4-7
ONIONS dry
30-180
-0,6 to 0
65-70
M
5-7
x
 
4-7
PARSLEY
28-180
0
95-100
L
1
 
 
1-2
PEAS in pods
7-10
7
90
M
5-7
 
 
2-4
PEPPER sweet
12-18
7
90
L
1
 
 
7-10
POTETOES spring
28-60
7
90
M
1
 
x
7-10
POTETOES main season
60-120
7
90
M
1
 
x
7-10
RADISHES
21-28
0
95
L
1
 
 
1-2
RADISHES bunched
10-14
0
95-100
L
1
 
 
1-2
TOMATOES vine ripe
7-14
12
90
H
5-7
x
 
7-10