Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is grown in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. India is the largest producer of pomegranates in the world.The total area under cultivation of pomegranate in India is 107.00 thousand ha and production is around 743.00 thousands tons.
Fresh Pomegranate is one of the important fruit crops commercially grown in the state of Maharashtra. The main commercially grown varieties are Bhagwa , Arkata & Ganesh, Bhagwa is widely known for its soft seed, Dark red colour, and extremely delicious.
CORUGATED BOX PACKING: Net weight of box 3.50 / 4.00kg, 4.50kg
Fruit count / Box (3.50 kg net wt.) :
– 180 to 200grm 18 to 19 No.
– 200 to 250grm. 15-16 No.
– 250 to 300grm. 12-13 No.
– Above 300grm. 10 No.
|SSIZES AS PER CODES:|
|Size Code||Weight in grams (minimum)||Diameter in mm (minimum)|
Details: Minimum Weight 180gm, maximum weight 400gm.
Colour of arils : Dark Cherry red.
T.S.S. : 15 to 16.
Acidity : 0.35- 0.39%.
Taste : Sweet
Availability : January | February | March | April | July | August | Nov | Dec
Why Indian Pomegranate?
Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
– Using disease free and quality plant material of improved cultivars.
– Adoption of high planting density.
– Proper canopy management.
– Integrated nutrient and water management.
– Keeping proper load of fruits on the tree.
– Timely control of pests and diseases by adopting IPM practices
Special Export Packing
Usually for packing pomegranates for export purposes, a cardboard corrugated fibreboard box of 4.0 or 5.0 kg capacity is used. The dimensions of such boxes depending upon the capacity are:
480 x 300 x 100 mm
|S.No.||4 Kg Box||5 Kg Box|
|1.||375 x 275 x 100 mm||480 x 300 x 100 mm|
Major Importing Countries
|Temperature||5 – 7°C|
|Relative Humidity||90 – 95%|
|Storage Period||2 – 3 months|