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Magic Cube

Extends shelflife of produce and increase profit...

The Magic Cube

You are looking for a product that improves storage and transport conditions of fresh produce? Then we have an excellent solution for you.

Our product ensures that your fresh products stay fresh while stored or during transport; by filtering out the harmful Ethylene gas.

We extend shelf-life, prevent rotting and build-up of molds and preserve the colour of the product.

The Magic Cube Company Ltd. has developed several innovative techniques for the removal of  ethylene and moisture which are exclusively distributed in the Southern Africa region by Kriel Tecchnology Group - under The Magic Cube trademark.

 

Our Ethylene removal products are currently used for the safe transportation and storage of fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers. The Magic Cube guarantees air hygiene by removing ethylene which accumulates in the flower, fruit or vegetable atmosphere, purifying it from micro-organisms as well as other volatiles and thereby ensuring better overall produce and air quality.

Our moisture removal products are well known world-wide for its excellent capacity and ease of use.

Advantages of ethylene removal

• Hygiene; The air is kept free from micro-organisms, ethylene and fungi
• Improved product quality on arrival for goods shipped with a container
• Fruits and vegetables slow down their respiration
• Chlorophyll loss is delayed
• Environmental pollution and odor mixture is greatly reduced
• Also suitable for organic products
• Hassle free, environmentally safe disposal after use.

Ethylene sensitivity

Product tables

The Magic Cube product is used widely in storing and transportation of fresh fruit, flowers and vegetables. .

Look for the ethylene sensitivity of your product, if you product is not there, please contact us for more information

FRUITS

PRODUCT
(FRUIT)

ETHYLENE
SENSITIVITY

ETHYLENE
PRODUCTION
(µlt/Kg*h)

TEMPERATURE

(°C)

LIFE

(DAYS)

APRICOT

HIGH

10 - 100

0,5 - 1

28

CHIRIMOYA (ANNONA)

HIGH

> 100

12

28

ORANGE

MEDIUM

< 0,1

28

90

AVOCADO

HIGH

10 - 100

10

28

BANANA

HIGH

1 - 10

14

28

GUAVA

MEDIUM

0,1 - 1

10

21

KAKI

HIGH

0,1 - 1

5

90

KIWI

HIGH

0,1 - 1

0

150

LICHEE

MEDIUM

1 - 10

1,5

35

LEMON

MEDIUM

< 0,1

12

180

MANDARIN

MEDIUM

< 0,1

8

30

MANGO

HIGH

1 - 10

13

25

APPLE

HIGH

> 100

0 - 3

240

MELON CANTALUPE

MEDIUM

1 - 10

5

18

MELON HONEY D.

HIGH

1 - 10

10

28

NECTARINE

HIGH

10 - 100

-0,5

35

PAPAYA

HIGH

10 - 100

-0,5 - 0,5

30

PASSION FRUIT

HIGH

> 100

12

28

PEAR

HIGH

10 - 100

12

180

PEACH

HIGH

10 - 100

-0,5 - 0,5

28

GRAPEFRUIT

MEDIUM

0,1 - 1

13

42

PLUM

HIGH

1 - 1

-0,5 - 0,5

30



FLOWERS

PRODUCT
(FLOWERS)

ETHYLENE
SENSITIVITY

ETHYLENE
PRODUCTION
(µlt/Kg*h)

TEMPERATURE

(°C)

LIFE

(DAYS)

BULB, TUBER

HIGH

< 0,1

7 - 15

360

CHRYSANTHEMUM

HIGH

< 0,1

0

21

CUT CARNATION

HIGH

< 0,1

0

21

CUT GLADIOLUS

HIGH

< 0,1

2,5

42

POTTED PLANTS

HIGH

< 0,1

0

14

CUT ROSE

HIGH

< 0,1

3 - 18

360

SCION, GRAFT

HIGH

< 0,1

1 - 4

180


VEGETABLES

PRODUCT
(VEGETABLE)

ETHYLENE
SENSITIVITY

ETHYLENE
PRODUCTION
(µlt/Kg*h)

TEMPERATURE

(°C)

LIFE

(DAYS)

ENDIVIA (ESCAROLA)

MEDIUM

< 0,1

0

17

ASPARAGUS

MEDIUM

< 0,1

2

21

BROCCOLI

HIGH

< 0,1

0

15

CAULIFLOWER

HIGH

< 0,1

0

30

CHINESE CABBAGE

HIGH

< 0,1

0

90

CABBAGE

HIGH

< 0,1

0

180

BRUSSELS SPROUT

HIGH

< 0,1

0

35

CELERY

MEDIUM

< 0,1

0

28

CHICORY

HIGH

< 0,1

0

28

MUSHROOM

HIGH

< 0,1

0

17

LETTUCE

HIGH

< 0,1

0

21

POTATO

MEDIUM

< 0,1

4

180

POTATO (TABLE)

MEDIUM

< 0,1

6

140

RIPE POTATO

HIGH

0,1 - 1

12

28

LIGHT POTATO

HIGH

< 0,1

10

14

RED RADISH

HIGH

< 0,1

0

90

 

Initially our focus has been on ethylene adsorbing filters and sachets for the fresh fruit, flower and vegetable market, but we have since branched out into other adsorbing solutions as well, our product range now exists of:
 
·     Ethylene scrubbers
·     Automatic Ethylene converting machines
·     Moisture absorbers