POMEGRANATES


  • Apple
  • Apricots
  • Cherries
  • Citrus
  • Grapes
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Pomegranate
  • Onions
  • Potatos
  • POMEGRANATES

    Very high in polyphenols, a strong antixoident that has been shown to help prevent cancer and heart disease, prized for its health benefits since ancient times. Cholesterol - free and high in fiber. * High in Vitamin C

2 LAYER - Shoe Box   CA 16's 20's 24's 30's 36's 42's 48's
Fruit Diamater   CA/CHILE 5 " 4.75 " 4.5 " 4 " 3.75 " 3.5 " 3.25 "
1 LAYER - Euro Pieces Per Box CA N/A 15 18 25 30 33 35
1 LAYER - Shoe Box Pieces Per Box CA 8 10 12 15 18 21 24
CLUB PACK - CHILE Pieces Per Box CHILE   4's 6's 8's 10's 12's 14's
Volume Fill - 6.6 KG / 10 KG CHILE   4's 6's 8's 10's 12's 14's
Additional pack styles available: Club Packs / Bulk Bins (8's, 10's, 14's) / Volume Fill - Utility Grade
AVAILABILITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC
California                 * * * *
Chile         * *            
PLU CODES
3440 Pomegranate LARGE - 24's & Larger
3127 Pomegranate MEDIUM - 30's & 36's
4445 Pomegranate SMALL - 42's & Smaller
CARE AND HANDLING
Optimumum storage temperate for plums is 45 - 55 degrees with 90 - 95% humidity.�  
Typical shelf life is 1 to 2 months post-harvest for optimum quality, but can store longer.  
Susceptible to freezing injury if kept below 41 degrees for extended periods of time.  
Very hearty fruit that can displayed easily and bring color to winter holiday displays.  
Pomegranates will not ripen further after harvest, as maturity is set once the fruit is picked.  
CALIFORNIA Est. Start Date Peak Size Skin Color Ariel Color
Granada 8/10 40's - 48's Pink to Light Red Pink
Foothill 9/12 36's - 48's Pink to Red Pink to Light Red
Early Wonderful 9/26 20's - 36's Red Red
Wonderful 10/15 20's - 36's Red to Dark Red Dark Red
CHILE Est. Start Date Peak Size Skin Color Ariel Color
Early Wonderful 4/10 10's - 14's Red Red
Wonderful 5/5 8's - 14's Red to Dark Red Dark Red
PALLET SIZE / CASES PER PALLET (40"x 48" pallet)
  2 LAYER TP VOLUME FILL CLUB PACK
CA 80 - 88 80 180
CHILE N/A 70 - 80 170 - 190
HEALTH BENEFITS
* Very high in polyphenols, a strong
antixoident that has been shown to
help prevent cancer and heart disease
* High in Vitamin C
* Prized for its health benefits since
ancient times
* Cholesterol - free and high in fiber