In cooperation with the shipping company MSC
(Valencia, Spain. Friday 26th April 2019).– This week, SanLucar has made the first shipment of blueberries from Spain to the Middle East, using Carrier XtendFRESH™, the most advanced technology on the market in a controlled atmosphere.
This innovative system regulates the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (02) inside the transport container, reducing and eliminating the ethylene released by the fruit.
Thanks to this technology, it is possible to slow the natural ripening process of the fruit down, to extend its shelf life while preserving all its freshness and quality. All these benefits are especially important for a product as delicate as blueberries, and essential to maintain the premium quality of the fruit and vegetables that SanLucar produces and sells worldwide.
“Logistics are for SanLucar a key factor in the development of our internationalization strategy, always acting as a springboard and never as a limitation. From this point of view, we are strongly committed to the new means at our disposal to preserve the high quality standards of our products on their long trip to the overseas markets”, explains Christian Quintela, Logistics Director at SanLucar.