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Costs of packing fresh grapes: Study shows reductions in costs of marketing table grapes are possible by improving operating methods

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L. L. Sammet, University of California
B. C. French, University of California

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California Agriculture 9(2):2-14.

Published February 01, 1955

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Total shipments of California fresh grapes for table use have averaged – over the past five years – more than 27,500 carlots; equivalent to an annual average of more than 30 million standard display lugs. On this volume, the local marketing cost-the costs of picking and hauling, packing, precooling, and loading were roughly 31 million dollars annually.

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Improvements in fruit packing house operations will be reported in an article to be published in a future issue of California Agriculture.

Costs of packing fresh grapes: Study shows reductions in costs of marketing table grapes are possible by improving operating methods

L. L. Sammet, B. C. French
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Costs of packing fresh grapes: Study shows reductions in costs of marketing table grapes are possible by improving operating methods

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Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

L. L. Sammet, University of California
B. C. French, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 9(2):2-14.

Published February 01, 1955

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Total shipments of California fresh grapes for table use have averaged – over the past five years – more than 27,500 carlots; equivalent to an annual average of more than 30 million standard display lugs. On this volume, the local marketing cost-the costs of picking and hauling, packing, precooling, and loading were roughly 31 million dollars annually.

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Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Improvements in fruit packing house operations will be reported in an article to be published in a future issue of California Agriculture.


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