Cooling

North-east Indian minister Arun Sahoo:

“Around 62% of cold stores Odisha are defunct”

The Odisha state government Wednesday admitted in the Assembly that around 62 per cent of the existing cold storages in the state are defunct. According to a written reply…

Indian cold storage operators on strike in state of Odisha

Odisha’s cold storage operators have offered to hand over their cash-strapped units to the state government if it fails to provide a revival package and waive off loans. This…

ExactAir design

Idaho farmers hope new tech will help keep potatoes cool

Potato storage technology hasn’t really changed that much in the past century. Most often, farmers drop their potatoes in a simple four-walled building, set up a fan to keep…

HMF Hermeler continues to see great potential for run-through shockers Frigopurmat

"Outside the asparagus sector, the need for cooling has also increased"

The fastest possible way of cooling down asparagus was the basic idea behind the development of the 'Durchlaufschocker' Frigopurmat exactly 30 years ago. In the meantime, the cooling solution has been adapted to today's needs so that it can still be successfully used many years later. The interest is shifting…

European designed food produce cooling technology to come to AU market

Melbourne based company Heuch have teamed up with a selection of local and European manufacturers to bring the European designed food produce cooling technology to the…

Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems president David Appel:

"Sustainable cold chain could cut food loss and waste"

Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems President David Appel discussed the sustainable cold chain and how it can cut food loss and waste, during a roundtable session in front of nearly 200 member nations at the 31st Meeting of the Parties of the Montréal Protocol on Nov. 7. Carrier Refrigeration is a…

UK cold chain Logistics Market to see exponential growth by 2026

According to the recent report “UK cold chain Logistics Market by End user Industry: Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018–2026,” the UK cold chain logistics market size was valued at £3.5 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach £18.78 billion by 2026. In an article on…

Vegfor Cooling Technology

New trends in broccoli cooling

Various cooling methods could be used for cooling broccoli. However, each method has its own advantages and disadvantages. According to Arvin Lau from Vegfor, choosing the best method for cooling will depend on equipment efficiency, equipment costs and product volumes. In recent years he has seen an ongoing trend - more people…

Construction begins on Darwin Airport freight hub

Export opportunities for Northern Territory farmers set to take off

Construction of a $15 million freight and cold-storage facility will start this week at the Darwin Airport; meaning that it will be much bigger than previously announced. NT Airports' director of property and operations, Ross Baynes, said the construction fences went up last Thursday and the civil works…

Russia: Refrigerated warehouse to be added to the checkpoint with Latvia

According to the press service of the regional administration reports, a refrigerator warehouse is planned in the Pskov region on the border with Latvia. The facility will be located on the M-9 Baltiya highway near the Burachki international customs checkpoint. The volume of investment in the project is…

Capitalizing on latest flexible technology for onboard power generation

MSC presents new reefer rail service for Spain

MSC, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is pleased to announce a successful start to a new dedicated reefer rail service for Spain. It will capitalize on the latest flexible technology for onboard power generation. The first commercial voyage took place on 17 October 2019, between Zaragoza…

Zero-energy cooler keeps fruits and vegetables fresh

The Fenik zero-energy cooler uses evaporative cooling and high-tech fabric to keep fruits and vegetables cool without electricity. A Boston company has updated a traditional…

More demand from Philippines for Australian fresh fruit

Elodie Journet, Senior Trade Commissioner and Minister Counsellor, Austrade Philippines and Micronesia, spoke with miragenews.com on the opportunities for Australian fresh…

"These new refrigeration containers help reduce our environmental impact"

DFDS Logistics, Ltd. has enhanced its environmental profile by purchasing 50 Carrier Transicold NaturaLINE® units, which are the industry’s only natural refrigerant-based container refrigeration system. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating…

Educational seminar on advantages of at-source ripening in Madrid

Interko will host an interactive workshop about the advantages of at-source ripening for certain fresh fruits, including citrus, apricots, peaches and pears, during Fruit Attraction 2019 on 22-24 October. The educational seminar will demonstrate how Interko’s technology and over 50 years of industry…

Global IQF fruits market revenue expected to increase to US$13.4 bn by 2028

An upcoming report, titled 'IQF Fruits Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028,’ will deliver outlooks for the market. In terms of value, the global…

New facility based in Rungis, France

Partnership announced for ripening and packing of bananas and tropical fruit

SIIM announces the selection of its strategic technical partners for the equipment of its state-of-the art new platform in Rungis, dedicated to the ripening and packing of…

Fruit destined for export transferred to reefer containers from cold rooms

Fruit exporters get state of the art cooling facility

The month of June saw the commissioning and opening for business of the latest cold storage facility from SAFT (Southern African Fruit Terminals) a subsidiary of the Belgium owned SEA-invest Group. The 5 500 pallet capacity facility occupies 17 105m2 under roof on one section of a 70 120m2 site in…

Solar-powered cooling could solve post harvest waste

Every year, India loses nearly 38% of its total harvest due to a variety of reasons, mainly related to the lack of an efficient market linkage system as well as absence of a large scale climate-proof storage capacity. This severely impacts the incomes of a large majority of Indian farmers, of which…

Victoria - Australia

Schreurs & Sons Maxi-CUBE - the perfect package

Chris Schreurs –Director of Business & Commercial Operations of Schreurs & Sons– takes pride in delivering high quality products to customers all year-round. The company is a third-generation farming business that is 100 per cent Australian family-owned and operated, specialising in celery, leek and baby…

Cold storage & warehouses should boost Kenyan potato farming

If all goes well, Kenya’s potato farmers are set to benefit from cold storage facilities and warehouses to be constructed by TingA, East Africa’s largest tractor sharing…

High demand for cold storage warehouses in U.S. could prove expensive

The growth of online grocery sales has stoked demand for additional cold storage warehousing space in the U.S., but the cost and complexity of constructing cold storage…

ColdHubs will help growers and traders in Nigeria

How to enable cold storage in countries without reliable access to electricity or diesel

Cold storage is an important aspect of the global food trade - it enables the long-term preservation of fruits and vegetables and is integral to maintaining freshness in food. From storage at the producer, to long-distance transport, to the final consumer's refrigerator. The right temperature is crucial…

USDA Western fruit report

Cold storage holdings of California grapes

Autumn Royal grapes in cold storage at 15-09-2019 are at almost 33% of the 2018 volume, while Princess grapes only dropped some 4.7%. Autumn Kings in cold storage, on the…

Significance of vacuum cooling for fresh produce

For growers of leafy vegetables, mushrooms, broccoli and other fresh produce, the most critical problem is how to keep your produce fresh and extend the product shelf life. Even if the vegetables are being planted and consumed in the same local city, without preservation the vegetables cannot be stored…

New Nepalese cold storage facility inaugurated in Pokhara

The Pokhara Agriculture Cold Store, which is said to be equipped with all modern facilities, has been opened under public-private partnership model. The capacity of the cold storage is 300 tons, to be  extended up to 480 ton. The cold storage has been established with an investment of Rs 60,5 million (€480,000). Provincial…

Concor to launch refrigerated rail transport

Retail modernization in India turns cold-chain business hot

As India's logistics infrastructure is modernizing, temperature-controlled rail transport and state-of-the-art warehouses are being set up. The government sees the logistics…

South Africa: Johannesburg produce market installs 1.9MW CO2 system

For its new 22,000m2 (236,806ft2) store in Johannesburg, South Africa, retail/wholesale outlet Evergreens has installed the largest transcritical CO2 installation in the South…

Taiwan: NT$1 billion cooling systems to improve crop delivery

Yesterday, Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Chi-chung said that the Executive Yuan has budgeted NT$1 billion (US$31.99 million) to improve crop delivery by building…

Drewry’s Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2019/20

‘Reefer container equipment availability set to be tight’

The general availability of reefer container equipment is expected to remain tight during the next few years, and this will affect shipping capacity supply and freight rates…


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