The OctoFrost IQF (individually quick frozen) freezer has a mono-block design and easy interior access for cleaning.
The results of a survey on the cold chain industry have been released at an industry forum.
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 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 maintain a supply of fresh salt water to live seafood during transportation, enhancing their condition and presentation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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%.
Albany Doors was able to provide high-performance door solutions for freezer, processing and distribution areas at Primo Smallgoods’ new Wacol manufacturing plant.
Air Pear Thermal Equalization air-circulation fans can easily and cost effectively be installed into any existing or new coolroom or cold storage space and will provide energy savings, improved product life and comfort improvements.