TRANSPORT AND STORAGE OF TOMATOES
In transporting tomatoes over long distances the aim is to have them reach the consumers without any deterioration in the quality. The tomatoes must be firm, of a fine colour both inside and outside, and they must have a good taste.
The optimum storage temperature in the warehouse and during transport is 12°C and the humidity 85–90% relative humidity.
To ensure that the tomatoes reach the consumer in the best condition, the following points must be observed:
DUVALD, F. (1977). TRANSPORT AND STORAGE OF TOMATOES. Acta Hortic. 58, 495-496