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Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture

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Project name Packaging to improve produce freshness and shelf life
Funding bodies Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Program, Woolworths & University of Tasmania
Lead researcher Professor Roger Stanley
Student Nha Huynh
Partners Costa, Pact Group

The typical shelf life of raspberries is only about a week when stored in the fridge. PhD candidate Nha Huynh is working to improve storability and packaging so fresh berries are available for longer.

Nha has looked at the effects that different processing techniques and packaging have on the shelf life of raspberries. Read more

Nha is also working to find environmentally-friendly packaging for broccoli during transit.

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