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Friday, 26 January 2018

Fruits stored in a cold chamber exhibit longer storage life because

  By GK Planet Team       Friday, 26 January 2018
Q. Fruits stored in a cold chamber exhibit longer storage life because

A. there is an increase in humidity
B. concentration of carbon dioxide in the environment is increased
C. exposure to sunlight is prevented
D. rate of respiration is decreased

Answer: rate of respiration is decreased

In an attempt to extend the shelf life of fruits and vegetables they are stored in cold storage which slows down the ripening process and fruits and vegetables stay fresh for longer. Over the years as the distance between the farmers and urban consumers has grown it takes longer to get the fruits and vegetables to the supermarkets from the farms. The next step was to pluck fruits and vegetables before they are ripe and put them in cold storage. This is the same reason that we refrigerate fruits and vegetables after we buy them. If the product is not going to be used immediately they go into the fridge for preservation.
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