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Cold Storage Data


     
 

Cold Storage Data for Various Commodities

 
 
Commodity Storage temp C Storage period
Apples, home grown 1 to 4.5 4 to 6 m
Asparagus 0.5 15 to 28 d
Bacon -3 to '-1 1 m
Bananas, green 11 to 14 10 to 20 d
Bananas, coloured 13 to 16 5 to 10 d
Beef, chilled -2 to 0 Up to 21 d
Beef, frozen 10 to 9 6 to 8 m
Beer, barrels service 13 to 15.5 3 to 5 m
Beer, bottled 0.5 to 9 3 to 5 m
Berries, fresh -1 to 0 5 to 10 d
Bulbs 0 to 15.5 4 to 6 m
Butter, fresh 0 to 2 28 to 35 d
Butter, frozen -10 to -9 1 to 6 m
Cabbage 0 to 2 2 to 6 m
Carrots, topped -1 to 1 4 to 6 m
Cauliflower 0 to -1 14 to 42 d
Celery 0 to 1 0.5 to 2m
Cheese 0 to 15.5 -
Chocolate 6 to 10 3 to 6 m
Cream, unfrozen 0 to 2 10 to 12 d
Cucumbers 7 to 12 7 to 14 d
Eggs, shell -2 to 0 6 to 7 m
Fish on Ice -2 to -1 -
Fish, frozen -21 mx 12 max
Flowers, cut 3 to 13 3 to 15 d
Game, fresh 0 to 2 14 d
Game, frozen -10 to 9 6 to 12m
Grapefruit 3 to 15 36 to 84 d
Grapes -1 to 0 -
Hams, green frozen -8 to 7 3 m
Hams, green chilled -2 14 d
Ice -2 -
Ice Cream -21 to 78 3 to 4 m
Lamb, chilled -1 to 0 10 to 15 d
Lamb, frozen -10 to '9 6 to 8 m
Lard -1 to 0 4 to 14 m
Lemons 4 to 10 21 to 42 d
Lettuce 0 to 1 7 to 21 d
Margarine 0 to 45 1 to 8 m
Melons 0 to 10 7 to 49 d
Mushrooms 0 to 1 7 to 14 d
Mutton, chilled -2 to 0 10 to 15 d
Mutton, frozen -10 to -9 6 to 8 m
Onions -3 to 0 6 to 9 m
Oranges 2 to 7 1 to 4 m
Parsley 0 to 1 1 to 2 m
Peaches -1 to 1 7 to 56 d
Pears -2 to 2 1 to 7 m
Peas, green 0 7 to 21 d
Pineapples 4.5 to 7 14 to 28 d
Plums 0.5 to 1 10 to 56 d
Pork, chilled -2 to 0 7 to 14 d
Pork, frozen -10 to -9 6 to 8 m
Pork, salt 4.5 to 7 4 to 6 m
Potatoes 4.5 to 10 6 to 8 m
Poultry, fresh 0 7 to 21 d
Rabbits, fresh -1 to 0 5 d
Sausages, chilled 2 14 d
Sausages, frozen -10 to -9 6 to 8 m
Skins & Pelts -17 3 to 5 m
Strawberries 0 to 1 7 to 10 d
Tangerines 0 to 1 1 to 3 m
Tobacco 4.5 to 10 -
Tomatoes 0 to 12 7 to 42 d
NB - This table conforms with the recommendations of the International Institute of Refrigeration for normal storage and does not apply to quick frozen-food processing and packaging.
 
 

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