The ripe stuff

Major, Meg
October 2004
Progressive Grocer;10/15/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 15, p48
Trade Publication
Discusses the use of preconditioned ripening technology in retailing of fruits in the U.S. Concept of ready-to-eat pears; Pre-ripening process of pears; Adoption of the ripening program by Giant Food Stores; RipeMax program of the California Avocado Commission.


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