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(11)    Patent No :    AP 2688   
(21)    Application No :    AP/P/2009/004978   
(22)    Filing Date :    25.02.2008   
(24)    Date of Grant &    27.06.2013   
(45)    Publication :

(30)  Priority Data       
(33) Country    (31) Number    (32) Date
US    11/684,686    12.03.2007
(84)    Designated State
(73) Applicant(s)

CHIQUITA BRANDS, INC., 250 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati,

OH 45202,
United States of America
(72) Inventors

FERNANDEZ Raul, United States of America

FORSYTH Kevin, United States of America
GONZALO Marquez, United States of America
et al
(74) Representative
(51)  International  Classification   A23B 7/48 (2006.01)    A23L 3/34 (2006.01)
B65B 25/04 (2006.01)   
(54)    Title

Controlled atmosphere package for bananas

(57)    Abstract

A controlled atmosphere package for respiring fruits and vegetables, particularly for bananas, is disclosed. The package has a convex outer wall and an atmosphere control element that comprises at least one hole in the container bottom which is placed close to the wall opposite the convex wall. A selective gas-permeable membrane is attached to the container bottom in such a way that the atmosphere control element is hermetically covered by the membrane.

(56)    Documents Cited :    US 3139348 A    WO 2006/060588 A


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