Pack ‘N Cool

PHHI Research, Extension Collaboration Wins Award

December 11, 2012

The Plants for Human Health Institute’s (PHHI) Pack ‘N Cool, a customizable mobile refrigeration unit for food products like fruits and vegetables, received a 2013 Blue Ribbon Extension Communication Award, presented by the Southern Region of the American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) for publications and materials that are novel applications or have generated impact with […]

PHHI Presenting Postharvest Cooling Session at Southeast Vegetable and Fruit Expo

November 12, 2012

N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) will coordinate a comprehensive postharvest cooling session during the 27th Annual Southeast Vegetable and Fruit Expo on November 27, 2012, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, postharvest physiologist and professor with PHHI, will lead the session – titled “Capitalize on Commodity Postharvest” – with colleagues […]

“Pack ‘N Cool” Provides Farmers with Mobile Refrigeration Solution

August 22, 2012

Link to original article N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) has developed a new mobile cooling unit for farmers. The five-by-eight-feet refrigerated trailer – called the “Pack ‘N Cool” – is designed to keep fruits and vegetables at ideal temperatures during transport to and from farmers markets or as they’re harvested in […]