The Food Plant > Refrigeration & cooling

Wyma Laned Hydro-Cooler

05 August, 2015

Wyma has developed a Hydro-Cooler able to handle multiple flow paths.


The new cool: magnetocaloric material to change the way we chill

13 April, 2015

Physicists have discovered a breakthrough new material that could revolutionise the cooling industry, including food refrigeration and air conditioning. LSU physicists have discovered a magnetocaloric material that could change how we create cool temperatures.


IQF Frost Octofrost IQF freezer

18 March, 2015

The OctoFrost IQF (individually quick frozen) freezer has a mono-block design and easy interior access for cleaning.


Survey reveals future needs, trends of cold chain industry

23 October, 2014

The results of a survey on the cold chain industry have been released at an industry forum.


New brand concept for Danfoss

25 September, 2014

Danfoss has launched a new global brand profile: 'Engineering Tomorrow'. Along with other changes, the company's corporate site - www.danfoss.com - has been relaunched.


Bluezone freshness-enhancement technology

28 August, 2014

Bluezone freshness-enhancement technology strips microbes, ethylene, hydrocarbons, odours and other contaminants from the atmosphere, to maintain the freshness of fruits and vegetables.


Sirane Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh Ice-Mats

24 July, 2014

Sirane Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh Ice-Mats maintain a supply of fresh salt water to live seafood during transportation, enhancing their condition and presentation.  


Keeping the cool in with thermal imaging cameras

27 March, 2014

New developments in thermal imaging enabled maintenance specialist Integral UK to identify refrigerant gas leaks which went undetected by other methods. The leaks were found quickly and efficiently by the GF304 thermal imaging camera from FLIR Systems.


Keeping your cool with thermal imaging

02 December, 2013

Walk-in freezers can be energy-hungry at the best of times, but are even more so when they aren't well sealed. To make sure a freezer's insulation is working properly, thermographers inspect the insulation material with a thermal imaging camera.


Bananas for Azerbaijan

03 October, 2013

MCI's Star Cool Controlled Atmosphere has enabled banana producers in Ecuador to ship their product by sea, rather than air. CA increases potential travel time from 20 to 45 days.


Igloo helps keep Polar Fresh

05 August, 2013

Albany Doors supplied high-performance door solutions for new loading docks at the busy Polar Fresh distribution centre in Brisbane, which delivers more than 500,000 cartons each week.


Fish shipment fresh after 33-day sea journey

01 July, 2013

Global Fresh Foods has sent its first commercial sea shipment of fresh fish to Tokyo from Chile using its fuel-cell based oxygen management system. The shipment will spend up to 33 days at sea before arriving in Japan.


Meat wholesaler dehumidifies to cut ice and cost

17 June, 2013

In South Africa, Durban’s moist and warm climate is an attraction for tourists but caused problems at Chester Wholesale Meat. The moist tropical air kept moving inwards from the truck loading area and condensing in the holding dispatch section, which is kept at 10˚C. In addition to blinding mist, large amounts of condensation on the meat product, walls and floor caused a slippery build-up of water and provided a potential hazard for the workforce. This became so problematic that the area earned the nickname ‘the fish tank’.


Maersk teams up with UN to combat global food waste

14 June, 2013

To combat global food waste, Maersk Container Industry (MCI) has joined the United Nations’ SAVE FOOD initiative to help make international food logistics more efficient.


Halving carbon emissions doubles production

31 May, 2013

A new freezer system is saving food manufacturer Crafty Chef $20,000 a year in energy costs while doubling production levels and reducing carbon emissions intensity by more than 50%.


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