New cargo and bus maintenance facilities will create 100 jobs at Erbil International Airport

dnata boosts Erbil operations with over US$ 17 million invested in advanced facilities

dnata, a leading a global air and travel services provider, has announced a significant expansion of its operations in Erbil, Iraq. The company opened a new, advanced cool chain facility and a bus maintenance facility for its state-of-the-art bussing fleets at Erbil International Airport (EBL), which…

Carrier Transicold crosses milestone, with over 1.5 million refrigeration units sold

Carrier Transicold has achieved another industry milestone by surpassing 1.5 million container refrigeration units sold. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.…

Lineage Logistics acquires Mandai Link Logistics for major expansion into Singapore

Lineage Logistics, LLC. a prominent innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has acquired Mandai Link Logistics,…

Frigoveneta

"Clients continue to invest despite the current situation"

"This might not be one of the best periods, but the food sector has never stopped investing, especially when it comes to fruit and vegetables," reports Erica Gregnanin, marketing manager at Frigoneveneta, a company established in 1980 in Villa Bartolomea (Verona) that initially dealt with commercial…

IQF Freezing berries: The challenges of dehydration

Dehydration of a product is a vital aspect to take into account during the freezing process. The reason being is that loss of water has a direct impact on the quality and weight of the product. As a result, dealing with dehydration is one of the most important issues food processors have to face, as it…

Officials claim food supply is secure

Beijing locals buy fridges and stockpile food amid outbreaks

Beijing's local health authority officially recorded 56 new COVID-19 cases on April 27, including three asymptomatic cases. Earlier this week, Beijing authorities expanded…

Cold storage shortages are hurting Cambodian agri exports

The shortage of cold storage for transporting fresh agricultural products and strict measures in importing countries during Covid-19 have caused disruptions in the export of…

Christophe Janson , Picvert, about vacuum cooling:

“The temperature goes from 25 to 4°C in 20 minutes”

A producer of young salad shoots and baby vegetables, Picvert has recently acquired a vacuum cooling system. A fast, homogeneous and uniform cooling solution that helps extend the product’s life span.  “The temperature of the product goes from 25 to 4°C in 20 minutes,” explains Christophe Janson, sales manager…

Acquisition of VersaCold Logistics Services from TorQuest Partners

Lineage Logistics broadens North American network

Lineage Logistics, LLC, a prominent industrial REITs and logistics solutions providers, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VersaCold Logistics…

Fruveco exported a thousand tons of frozen vegetables to the US through the Port of Cartagena

Fruveco, the company from Murcia, has just shipped a thousand tons of frozen vegetables through the port of Cartagena for Savannah, United States. This is the first shipment…

The citrus sector demands the cold treatment be implemented for the upcoming South African orange campaign

"Brussels' firmness on cold treatment and its immediate application is evident"

The community executive intends to implement cold treatment for South African orange before the start of the southern hemisphere export season, which is in just a few weeks.…

New packaging label for sprout producer

US company Rä Foods LLC Wild About Sprouts® is expanding into additional Kroger divisions across the country as well as into Meijer stores in the north. "Wild About Sprouts® has created new, bright, eye-catching packaging labels that clearly highlight each variety option and that attracts consumers to…

MSC Chile sets record for reefer shipment

The MSC Carole vessel, which set sail on 2 April from Valparaíso to the port of Rodman, in Panama, registered the highest shipping record of reefer containers ever carried by MSC from Chile, with 2,082 boxes, equivalent to 4,164 TEUs. The shipment included mostly grapes, apples, pears, quinces, and…

Intent on minimizing Africa’s post-harvest losses

SokoFresh offers cold storage and market linkage

Africa’s smallholder farmers are still losing countless millions due to post-harvest losses. Among the simplest fixes to this problem are reliable storage, on the one hand;…

Cold Chain Association board member Eric Mauroux:

'Digital risk management can improve efficiency'

Cold Chain Association board member Eric Mauroux is convinced that increased collaboration between parties will reduce inefficiencies and create value across the perishables…

Jan Lievens – Humiditas

Grape growers struggle with shelf life under harsh new logistical realities

Jan Lievens, a specialist on table grape and fruit postharvest technology in general, has long been advocating for a mindset change to preserve grape quality from the moment the fruit is cut. Right: on table grapes, an objective is maintaining the green stems  He says that has never been more important than…

Interko announces brand name for new ripening room - Mobilo

Interko – the designer, manufacturer and installer of the advanced fruit ripening technology on the global market – will launch its Containerised Ripening Room under the brand name Mobilo at Fruit Logistica 2022, when the world-leading trade fair reconvenes on 5-7 April in Berlin, Germany. Developed and tested…

As enhancements to FlashTrak real-time cold chain solution

DeltaTrak introduces new Maritime and Claims Support Service

DeltaTrak® is excited to announce that our new enhanced FlashTrak Cloud Service and 4G/5G real-time trackers will be demonstrated at the upcoming 2022 Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin, Germany. The real-time, in-transit visibility provided by these solutions empowers third-party logistics providers…

Jammu and Kashmir govt has increased cold storage capacity by 700% in past six years

The Jammu and Kashmir government has encouraged and aided private players to set up cold storage (CA) facilities in order to reduce postharvest losses. Over the last two…

Establishment of CA stores revolutionized Kashmir apple industry

The Jammu and Kashmir government has encouraged and aided private players to set up cold storage (CA) facilities. During the past two years, the government has taken several…

Angola signs MoU with Dutch consortium to develop cold chain logistics for fruit exports

The Angolan Regulatory Agency for Cargo Certification and Logistics (ARCCLA) and Dutch consortium Flying Swans will develop projects in the logistics sector, including cold…

InspiraFarms will be presenting a new range of forced air precoolers, cold chain monitoring hardware and data packages

InspiraFarms is specialised in post-harvest solutions for fresh produce. The company designs, develops and delivers best in class pre-coolers, cold rooms and packhouses for agribusinesses, exporters, 3PL and food distributors in emerging markets, with a strong focus in Africa, where it has delivered over…

South African agriculture impeded by weak and negligent ports

South African farmers exporting fruit are being confronted by poor service delivery, negligence and incompetence at the nation’s ports. This results in producers suffering…

Toronto Pearson cargo hub

Air Canada inaugurates enhanced cold chain handling facility

Air Canada has inaugurated Air Canada Cargo's new cold chain handling facility at its Toronto Pearson International Airport cargo facility. The $16-million project was undertaken to expand and enhance Air Canada Cargo's cold chain handling capabilities for shipments such as pharmaceuticals, fresh food,…

ONE adds 6,500 reefer containers to its fleet

Ocean Network Express (ONE), headquartered in Singapore, will expand its refrigerated container fleet with 6,500 new reefers, including 500 units equipped with advanced…

Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture study:

Lack of cold storage hampers Filipino onion industry

According to a study released by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture, producers of red onions are incurring up to P6 billion…

Collaboration by Аgrісulturе Міnіѕtrу аnd Јараnеѕе Іntеrnаtіоnаl Соореrаtіоn Аgеnсу

Fаrmеrѕ соореrаtіvеѕ Веlіzе rесеіvе соld ѕtоrаgе соntаіnеrѕ

This Wеdnеѕdау, Тhе Міnіѕtrу оf Аgrісulturе, Fооd Ѕесurіtу, аnd Еntеrрrіѕе (МАFЅЕ) аnd thе Јараn Іntеrnаtіоnаl Соореrаtіоn Аgеnсу (ЈІСА) hаndеd оvеr fоur 40-fооt соld ѕtоrаgе…

Philippines

Department of Agriculture turns over onion cold storage facility to Tarlac farmers

Onion farmers in Barangay Ablang Sapang, Moncada, Tarlac stand to benefit from a cold storage facility project of the Department of Agriculture (DA). Today, the DA Regional Field Office 3 formally turned over the PHP 20 million facility to the Sapang Multi-Purpose Cooperative, one of the groups that…

Performance Team – a Maersk company opening integrated cold chain facility in Houston

Performance Team – A Maersk Company continues to integrate end-to-end cold chains with the announcement of a new cold storage facility in Houston designed to serve imports and exports. As we continue to expand our network in North America, providing customer-centered solutions, this new facility will provide best-in-class cold…

Acquisition adds four cold storage facilities along the East and Gulf Coasts

Lineage Logistics acquires MTC Logistics, expanding access to ports on US East and Gulf Coasts

Lineage Logistics, LLC, one of the world’s largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions providers, today announced that it has acquired MTC…

Dreamtime.com

Ukraine crisis could alleviate reefer capacity shortages

As carrier services to Russia and Ukraine are all but closed down, reefer container cargoes are also shut out. But for other destinations, this should free up equipment and even lower freight rates. Of course, the conflict in Ukraine could lead to further disruption in the reefer market but any reduction…

Launch of extension to Hexkoel cold storage facility in the Hex River Valley

The new extension at Hexkoel cold storage facility in the Hex River Valley was officially opened by Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture. Minister Meyer cut the ribbon at an evening function to inaugurate the new R95 million (about $6,2 million) addition to this key facility on 26 February…


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