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Energy efficiency in labor-saving IQF berry processing line

The covid-19 pandemic has forced the frozen food industry in overcoming new challenges and seizing new opportunities. Consumers’ buying habits have changed and their perception of frozen food and there is an increasing demand for ‘no hand touch’ processing lines. During off seasons specifically, the…

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US cold chain suppliers keep going strong at Port of Savannah

Import numbers have remained steady from origin nations across regions such as South and Central America amid COVID-19 concerns. Total refrigerated imports reached 26,230…

Edelpilzzucht Kroll puts vending machines into operation

Exotic mushrooms in Offenbach 24/7

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is currently the unofficial motto of the German fruit and vegetable sector. In many places, people are trying to compensate for losses caused by the Corona-virus. Some people are implementing plans that have actually been in the back of their minds for quite some time.…

Kyrylo Lutsenko

Study takes a new view on storing tomatoes in the fridge

It’s a well-known question: should tomatoes go in the fridge with other fruit, or not? A contentious new study suggests it might not matter where we put this fruit so long as…

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Cold-chain stability guaranteed by new cold-store chamber at APM Terminals Buenos Aires

To meet growing demand for reliable, stable cold-chain handling of goods, APM Terminals Buenos Aires has commissioned a new cold-store chamber. The chamber can maintain…

Sucharas Wongpeth

Australian study reveals cost of wasted food in cold chain

A new government and industry-sponsored study has revealed that food waste attributable to failures in the cold food chain costs the Australian economy nearly $4 billion at…

Hydrogen Peroxide vapour technology gains global acceptance for food preservation

ChillSafe® is a simple to use sachet that produces a low dose hydrogen peroxide vapour to treat spaces where food is packaged, stored or transported for safer, longer lasting produce. Fifteen years of development, university and government research combined with HACCP and Organic certifications, has…

Agrimola processes frozen fruit as well as fresh chestnuts

Agrimola has been producing high-quality frozen fruit since 1978 and is also a leader in the processing and commercialization of chestnuts. "To guarantee the high-quality of the over 40 thousand tons of fruit processed, we use state-of-the-art equipment such as optical sorters, high-resolution metal detectors to remove any foreign bodies and product checks both befor…

Coen Boonen, TService

“A temperature logger has more applications than just in the cold store”

Pharmacists, pharmaceutical companies, meal deliverers, vegetable processors and even the National Archives. They all use the temperature loggers supplied by TService in Gennep. Although the company is a particularly big name in the pharmaceutical industry, it does not focus on one sector alone and that,…

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Maersk sends refrigerated containers to South Africa

Integrated container logistics company, Maersk, has brought 1,800 empty refrigerated 40-foot containers from the Middle East to South Africa as additional stock. The…

“We’ve seen an increase in demand for ‘no hand touch’ operations”

As long as the coronavirus is in the world, a demand for being able to have as little interaction with food products as possible will exist. One Swedish processing line manufacturer has ensured their machinery can be handled with a small workforce. The coronavirus has led to a more extreme view on how we’d…

Crowley Logistics adds 222 new refrigerated cargo containers

Crowley Logistics has added 222 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet to ensure equipment availability at origin for perishables…

North Carolina

Port of Wilmington opens new refrigerated container yard

The Port of Wilmington is equipped to handle more refrigerated containers than ever with the completion of a new refrigerated container yard. According to officials with the N.C. State Ports Authority, the $14 million project boosts the port’s on-terminal refrigerated container (reefer) plugs from 235 to…

Maersk launches its cold store in St. Petersburg, Russia

Nine months after the construction began in June 2019, the chilled capabilities of Maersk’s own cold store in St. Petersburg are operational, addressing the needs of a high-demand Russian market. In the near future the facility will also offer freezing capabilities in a separate storage chamber for…

Government reaction on reports of dumping

Trinidad & Tobago: Minister says chillers available for produce

Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries Clarence Rambharat said free refrigerated storage is available for farmers after reports of an excess of produce, leading to crops…

"Chinese market demand for frozen vegetables rapidly increased"

Chinese consumers have had to change their eating habits in the last few weeks because many restaurants temporarily closed their doors in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. People now have to eat at home and prepare their own food. Following these changes, the shopping pattern of Chinese consumers…

Order placed with Maersk Container Industry

Evergreen orders 1,800 Star Cool reefers

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine Corp. has ordered 1,800 Star Cool reefers from Maersk Container Industry (MCI) for its growing reefer operations. Scheduled for…

India: Solar-powered vegetable vending vans help out during lockdown

In this time of solitude and lockdowns, a solar-powered vegetable and fruit vending van designed by the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) has come in handy for them to buy fresh vegetables near their houses in a few districts where such vans are deployed by the Horticulture Department.…

Washington companies invest over $4 million in cherry hydro-cooler and cold storage

In a partnership with Pacific Coast Cherry Packers and sales marketer Sage Fruit Company, Cascade Cherry Growers are investing over $4 million into a cherry hydro-cooler and…


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