Case Studies

Bluezone® units have been installed and tested in restaurants, hotels, cold storage facilities, shipping containers, and grow facilities. These case studies provide real-world examples of the power of Bluezone.

Apple Study

Apple StudyField Test of Apple Storage with Bluezone® Fresh Preservation TechnologySummary In a three month field test, a storage room with Bluezone doubled the marketable apples compared to a storage room without. Objective Compare the ethylene concentration and...

Asparagus Study

Asparagus StudyFull-Scale, Mixed Load Container Testing with Air Cleaned by Bluezone® Model 2400Summary After a 21 day test, Bluezone reduced red tip by 43%, tip rot by 47%, curved spear by 35%, and shrinkage by 76% in asparagus. Objective To determine the...

Cannabis Flower Room Study

Cannabis Flower Room StudyEffectiveness of Bluezone® Model 420 in a Cannabis Flower RoomSummary In a one day test, Bluezone decreased microbial load in a cannabis flower room by 70%.   Objective Test the impact of Bluezone on microbial load and VOC levels at a...

Cannabis Trim Room Study

Cannabis Trim Room StudyEffectiveness of Bluezone® Model 420 in a Cannabis Trim RoomSummary In a month long test, Bluezone reduced microbial load in cannabis trim rooms by 90%. Objective Test effectiveness of Bluezone preservation technology in a cannabis trim room....

Cannabis Veg Room Study

Cannabis Veg Room StudyEffectiveness of Bluezone® Model 420 in a Cannabis Veg RoomSummary In tests, Bluezone dramatically reduced bacterial and fungal loads in a veg room of a cannabis grow facility. Objective Test the impact of Bluezone on microbial load in the veg...

Cantaloupe Study

Cantaloupe StudyFull-Scale, Mixed Load Container Testing with Air Cleaned by Bluezone® Model 2400Summary In a three week test, Bluezone reduced stem mold by 28%, surface mold by 55%, and decay by 37% in cantaloupes. Objective To determine the effectiveness of Bluezone...

Cauliflower Study

Cauliflower StudyFull-Scale, Mixed Load Container Testing with Air Cleaned by Bluezone® Model 2400Summary In a 21 day test, Bluezone significantly reduced surface mold and loss of jacket leaves in cauliflower. Objective To determine the effectiveness of Bluezone in...

COSCO

COSCO StudyEffectiveness of Bluezone® Model 300 on board the COSCO JUDASummary Bluezone extended the shelf life of FF&V on board the COSCO JUDA during three separate test periods.   Objective Test the effectiveness of Bluezone on a COSCO ship walk-in cooler....

Fig Study

Fig Study Field Test Results Comparing Bluezone® Fresh Preservation Technology to Fungicidal Spray Treatment Summary In a month long test, Bluezone significantly outperformed fungicidal spray treatment in the reduction of mold on figs.   Objective Compare the...

Garlic Study

Garlic StudyFull-Scale, Mixed Load Container Testing with Air Cleaned by Bluezone® Model 2400Summary In a three week test, Bluezone reduced cracking in garlic by 39%. Objective To determine the effectiveness of Bluezone on garlic damage in a mixed FF&V container....

Kiwifruit Study

Kiwifruit StudyField Test of Kiwi Storage with Bluezone® Fresh Preservation TechnologySummary In a field test performed in a kiwi cool room, Bluezone decreased ethylene concentration by 50%, even at higher temperatures when ethylene production in kiwis increases....

Lettuce Study

Lettuce StudyFull-Scale, Mixed Load Container Testing with Air Cleaned by Bluezone® Model 2400Summary In three week test, Bluezone reduced russet spotting in lettuce by 78%. Objective To quantify the effectiveness of the Bluezone Model 2400 in maintaining quality and...

Peaches Study

Peaches Study Full-Scale, Mixed Load Container Testing with Air Cleaned by Bluezone® Model 2400 Summary In three week test, Bluezone maintained peach quality and prevented peaches from over-ripening.   Objective To quantify the effectiveness of the Bluezone Model...

Pineapple Study

Pineapple StudyField Test of Pineapple Storage with Bluezone® Fresh Preservation TechnologySummary In a two week field test, Bluezone reduced total bacterial count, yeast, and molds on pineapple. Objective The purpose of the test was to determine the impact of...

Raso’s Grille

Raso's Grille Effectiveness of Bluezone® Model 300 in Raso's Grille Walk-in Cooler Summary In a 4 month test, Bluezone increased shelf life of produce, reduction of airborne microbial load, and reduced food odor. Objective Test effectiveness of a Bluezone Model 300 in...

Raspberries Study

Raspberries Study Field test results using Bluezone® Fresh Preservation Technology Summary In a shelf life extension trial, Bluezone extended the shelf life of raspberries by an additional week.   Objective Test how long Bluezone Fresh Preservation Technology can...

Strawberries Study

Strawberries StudyFull-Scale Laboratory Test of Strawberry Storage with Bluezone® Fresh Preservation TechnologySummary In a ten day test, Bluezone control preserved nearly three times more edible strawberries than cold storage without Bluezone. Objective Quantify the...

Tomato Study

Tomato StudyField Test of Tomato Pack House with Bluezone® Fresh Preservation TechnologySummary In a five week test, Bluezone reduced mold by 30% in a tomato packing shed. Objective Test the anti-microbial performance of the Bluezone® Fresh Preservation Technology...