Tag: Ripe

​​What is use of Calcium Carbide in fruits?

Ripening is a process in fruits that causes them to become more palatable. In general, the fruit becomes sweeter, less green (typically “redder”), and softer as it ripens.  Ripening agents accelerate ripening. An important ripening agent is an ethylene, a gaseous hormone produced by many plants. Many synthetic analogues of ethylene are available They allow many fruits to be picked prior to full ripening, which… Read more →