Fitomag is used in the agriculture industry by growers, packers, and shippers to maintain the quality of fruits and vegetables by preventing or delaying the natural ripening process.
The use of 1-MCP in agricultural products including apples, pears, kiwifruit, tomatoes, bananas, plums, persimmons, avocados and melons has been approved and accepted for use in more than 40 countries including the European Union and the United States.
Fitomag is effective for fruits and vegetables storage in warehouses and quality preservation of climacteric fruits during transportation. Especially for transporting fruits (apple, pear, cherry, plum, peach, apricot) of summer varieties at long distances in refrigerated trucks.
Fitomag protects the fruits from sunburn, soft scald, decay, russeting and very oily skin from aging, russeting and decomposition of tissue from mechanical damage, reduces loss from pythium rots and mass losses of fruits during storage in normal and regulated atmosphere.
Fitomag reduces the negative impact of the fruits stressed storage conditions, such as the late establishment of recommended temperature and atmospheric composition, notable variations of these parameters.
Fitomag is absolutely safe for both people and the environment during production, storage, application and consumption. High efficiency is achieved by using very low drug concentrations. Drug functioning is similar to natural factors that guarantee the harmlessness to humans and the environment.
Fitomag helps in preserving the firmness, juiciness, crisp texture, appearance, and taste of fruits and vegetables during storage in regular or controlled atmosphere, and when you break the cold chain during produce processing, transportation and sale. Applying Fitomag extends the shelf life of apples and pears for 2-4 months, and stone fruit, tomatoes and cucumbers for 6-8 weeks.
has specialized in introducing Fitomag’s post-harvest technology of fruit and vegetable production.