Treatments Time L* a* b* Hue Chroma
MAP 1 + CaCL2 Day 0
Day 7
Day 14
Day 21
Day 28
35.89 ± 2.87
33.43 ± 3.54
32.98 ± 4.12
31.67 ± 3.87
31.14 ± 3.90
30.31 ± 3.18
30.65 ± 2.57
32.65 ± 2.76
33.00 ± 2.44
32.90 ± 3.20
22.14 ± 3.45
20.65 ± 3.12
20.24 ± 4.08
19.26 ± 3.82
18.66 ± 3.21
36.16
33.98
31.81
30.28
29.57
37.53
36.95
38.41
38.20
37.82
MAP 1 Day 0
Day 7
Day 14
Day 21
Day 28
36.09 ± 2.35
32.12 ± 2.90
31.98 ± 4.12
30.67 ± 3.87
30.23 ± 3.16
30.95 ± 2.95
32.54 ± 2.27
32.41 ± 2.49
22.80 ± 4.12
20.01 ± 4.79
19.22 ± 3.82
18.87 ± 3.50
37.04
32.90
30.58
30.22
37.86
36.85
37.79
37.50
MAP 2 + CaCL2 Day 0
Day 7
Day 14
Day 21
Day 28
35.21 ± 2.84
33.44 ± 3.03
32.44 ± 3.03
30.28 ± 3.55
30.66 ± 2.57
30.55 ± 2.41
32.41 ± 2.76
32.06 ± 3.11
22.24 ± 3.90
20.15 ± 3.80
19.29 ± 3.67
19.10 ± 3.34
35.97
33.42
30.77
30.80
37.87
36.59
37.71
37.31
MAP 2 Day 0
Day 7
Day 14
Day 21
Day 28
36.80 ± 2.66
32.20 ± 3.34
32.87 ± 2.52

29.54 ± 3.22
30.60 ± 2.88
32.95 ± 2.21

22.12 ± 3.67
20.50 ± 3.80
19.09 ± 4.21

36.84
33.83
30.10

36.90
36.83
38.08

NAP+CaCL2 Day 0
Day 7
Day 14
Day 21
Day 28
35.45 ± 2.44
34.45 ± 2.44
31.45 ± 2.44

29.73 ± 2.83
32.45 ± 2.69
32.76 ± 2.43

22.90 ± 4.01
20.33 ± 3.45
19.12 ± 4.05

37.62
32.08
30.28

37.52
38.29
37.93

NAP Day 0
Day 7
Day 14
Day 21
Day 28
35.96 ± 3.12
33.55 ± 3.61
29.70 ± 4.23

30.11 ± 3.00
31.16 ± 3.12
31.51 ± 3.87

21.50 ± 3.90
20.54 ± 4.11
18.25 ± 3.66

35.54
32.10
30.09

36.99
36.77
36.41

MAP= Modified Atmosphere Packaging, NAP= Normal Atmosphere Packaging (packaging under air)
Table 1: Effect of modified atmosphere packaging and CaCl2 dripping on colour of strawberries stored for 28 days at 4°C.