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All Other Frozen Foodstuff

Recommended temperature: -20 or colder °C / -4 or colder °F

Apples

Recommended temperature: -1 to +4 °C / +30 to +40 °F
Max. air exchange: 30 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 90-240 days
Humidity control: OFF

Apricots

Recommended temperature: 0 °C / +32 °F
Max. air exchange: 15 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 7-14 days
Humidity control: OFF

Artichokes Globe

Recommended temperature: 0 °C / +32 °F
Max. air exchange: 0 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 15-20 days
Humidity control: OFF

Artichokes Jerusalem

Recommended temperature: 0 °C / +32 °F
Max. air exchange: 15 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 90-150 days
Humidity control: OFF

Asparagus

Recommended temperature: 0 to +1 °C / +32 to +33 °F
Max. air exchange: 20 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 14-21 days
Humidity control: OFF

Aubergine

Recommended temperature: +8 to +10 °C / +46 to +50 °F
Max. air exchange: 15M³/hour
Approx. storage: 10-14 days
Humidity control: OFF

Avocados (California)

Recommended temperature: +3 to +4 °C / +38 to +40 °F
Max. air exchange: 30 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 14-28 days
Humidity control: OFF

Note:
Avocado can be transported for up to 35 days in a reefer container. 
- Up to 15 days - ship in a normal reefer container
- From 15 up to 35 days - ship in a Controlled Atmosphere reefer container.

Ethylene:
Avocados are very sensitive to ethylene (ripening gas) wherefore removal of same is highly recommended during transport and warehouse storage.
Towards season end where the fruit is more mature and has a higher level of oil content the above applies even more.
Ethylene scrubbers and/or filters should be used for the purpose.

Avocados (Tropical)

Recommended temperature: +8 to +13 °C / +46 to +55 °F
Max. air exchange: 30 M³/hour
Approx. storage: 14-28 days
Humidity control: OFF

Note:
Avocado can be transported for up to 35 days in a reefer container. 
- Up to 15 days - ship in a normal reefer container
- From 15 up to 35 days - ship in a Controlled Atmosphere reefer container.

Ethylene:
Avocados are very sensitive to ethylene (ripening gas) wherefore removal of same is highly recommended during transport and warehouse storage.
Towards season end where the fruit is more mature and has a higher level of oil content the above applies even more.
Ethylene scrubbers and/or filters should be used for the purpose.