Under what conditions are oranges transported from Spain to the UK and what kind of packaging are they transported in?
Standard transport conditions from Spain to the UK are:
- Temperature: 3C and 90%RH
- Most common packages are 1 or 2 kg nets for oranges and clementines and 2.5 kg boxes for clementines.
Most clementines and oranges are waxed before shipping and a postharvest fungicide is applied