The varieties of apples packed in Verger Paul Jodoin inc. are mainly:
From cold storage, the fruit is submerged in a large basin of water to get them out of their wood crates without bruising (because apples float).
Then, after the pool of water, the apples are gently brushed and washed so that they are impeccable. Then a thin film of food grade wax is applied (to improve their conservation and make them shiny). A section of equipment after this dries the fruit.
Now begins the classification, all apples are viewed by cameras and are individually weighed by an electronic system. If the color of the apple is good enough, as well as the size then a label will be affixed to the fruit. After this stage, the fruit is assigned to a final destination to be wrapped by hand, and all this at a rate of 800 minutes apples!
The main packages used in Vergers Paul Jodoin Inc. are: tray pack sizes of 72-88-100-113-125-135-150
Packaged in plastic 12x3 lbs. 8x5 lbs. 5x8 lbs. 10x4lbs and 9x4 lbs.
Packaged in mesh 8x3 lbs. 5x5 lbs.
Vergers Paul Jodoin Inc. has several semi-trailer trucks equipped with air suspension to distribute its products. The territory of distribution is large, from Toronto to Quebec through to New York state.