Every type of fruit will have specific requirements for ripening, and beyond that, individual pallets will require more or less heat, more or less ethylene, and more or less time to trigger the ripening process. With so many variables, ripening tropical fruit to the point where it can be sold to consumers is one of the most challenging aspects for importers bringing produce into the UK.
JD Cooling design, supply and install bespoke ripening rooms for bananas, avocados and other stone and tropical fruit. The system has been specifically developed to provide optimum ripening conditions whilst being highly energy efficient and exceptionally operator-friendly.
Our design utilises renewable heat sources and heat recovered from other cooling processes on site to create the perfect conditions for the fruit. JD Cooling’s unique system allows precise control and monitoring of air flow, temperature, humidity and most importantly, the level of carbon dioxide and ethylene within the room.
The rooms can even be monitored remotely via our easy to use online system, while the design allows for safe and easy maintenance access, minimising ongoing expenses and preventing costly downtime.
Years of expertise go into every project, and the result is a ripening system which is as hygienic as it is practical and efficient. At the same time as improving product appearance without dehydration, our fruit ripening system enhances the colour, taste and quality of your product. The full process is carried out in house by the JD Cooling team from concept to installation, commissioning to ongoing service and maintenance.
Ongoing research and development synergies with major suppliers is the key to the continued and enviable success of the JD Cooling Ripening System which continues to evolve and lead the way in reducing energy consumption and protecting company profits.