How to Improve Pear Quality Control
There are more than 3,000 varieties of pears sold around the world, and the pear is actually part of the rose family! Pears are most likely to thrive in regions that experience a later frost, and have a cooler, more dry summer. A delicious and sweet fruit, learning how to optimize quality control in pears can be the difference between success and failure for growers, distributors, marketing companies and retailers alike.
This is where Clarifruit’s AI-based technology comes in, creating a standardized way to measure pear quality control for all stakeholders. Through a simple mobile app interface at the moment of inspection, and an in-depth QC management dashboard on the cloud, pear quality can be set ahead of time with specific parameters, ensuring less waste, fewer price renegotiations, and smarter routing of pear shipments for all parties involved.
Common Defects when Growing & Harvesting Pears
The following defects are the ones that are most likely to affect pear quality across the supply chain:
Common Quality Attributes for Growing and Harvesting Pears
The following internal and external pear attributes are commonly used for quality evaluation:
For the full list of attributes that the Clarifruit platform currently evaluates and recommended quality standards for each, download our free app now.
The Clarifruit platform also integrates with 3rd-party technology to evaluate external pear attributes. Learn more here.