Size for Red Onions
Minimum diameter 60mm.
Common Quality Defects Found in Red Onions
We break quality defects typically into major and minor categories, with no tolerance recommended for the former, and a small tolerance recommended in the latter. This would typically be in the region of 5% – 10% of a pack by either weight or count.
Red Onion: Major Quality Defects
Red Onion: Minor Quality Defects
Storage Temperatures for Red Onions
Storage temperatures for this product are usually between 0°- 4°C
It should be noted here, that in most mixed product distribution scenarios, red onion along with most other fresh produce is grouped into the chilled storage and distribution network which would be expected to run below 6C.
Mesh Bags – 2lb, 3lb, 5lb pre-packs, 10lb, 25lb, and 50 lb. Cartons – 40lb or 50 lb.