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The Cold Chain has been growing at 20-25% year-on-year for several years. In 2013, the growth slowed down to about 10-12% as per estimates from a few major companies in the field, due to uncertainties in the economy, the national elections and t ...

Chiller, freezer and refrigeration facilities present some of the most challenging environments for reliable fire detection. Low temperatures, dry atmospheric conditions and humidity fog created by temperature changes during normal operation make ...

In the past one month, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has destroyed 26,000 kg of mangoes from across Maharashtra as they had been ripened artificially using chemicals that have cancer-causing properties. The mangoes were seized from ware ...

Farmed marine products, shrimps in particular, are increasingly turning out to be the money-spinner in the seafood export basket even as sea catch shows a decline. As the demand for cultured shrimps has increased, the centre of seafood activity ha ...

Mahindra Subh Labh Services has entered into a 60:40 joint venture with Univeg to establish the supply chain for fresh fruits produce. Through this JV, Mahindra Subh Labh intends to enter `35,000 to 40,000 crore per annum banana and apple market c ...

Responding to India’s need for larger cold chain infrastructure and to address some of the industry challenges, Emerson Climate Technologies has opened its first Cold Chain and Distribution Center in Chakan (Pune). This 25,000 sq m facility showc ...

The Department of Energy (DOE), USA has published a final rule notice in the Federal Register regarding alternative efficiency determination methods (AEDMs) and test procedures for walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers (WICF). In this final rule, ...

The 3rd annual Cold Chain Summit organized by IQPC was held on May 22-23 at Hyderabad Convention Centre. The two day conference was attended by about 90 participants across 35 companies. The sponsors for the event were IAG Cargo, Weather Shield, ...

Star believes its Azane technology, designed to operate with one tenth of the charge of a traditional refrigeration system, will be a game changer in the US region, which is preparing to phase out R22. The industrial refrigeration group, whose Aza ...

La Compagnie des Fromages is part of the Bongrain Group, the world’s fifth-largest milk-processing company and an employer of 18,870 people. Cofely Axima–GDF Suez, a leader in industrial refrigeration who designed their manufacturing facility, carrie ...

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