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Cold chain performance issues now and in the future.

Author(s) : HEAP R. D.


The cold chain remains one of the most important ways to preserve perishables and deliver them to market in good condition. The various requirements for success in the cold chain are identified, and examples of what can go wrong are given. Environmental issues are considered. Solutions for the future relating to produce, equipment, stowage and handling, and logistics are identified. The main requirements are for education and training and for provision of good operating systems.

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Pages: 2006-1


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  • Original title: Cold chain performance issues now and in the future.
  • Record ID : 2007-0704
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: General information
  • Source: Innovative Equipment and Systems for Comfort and Food Preservation.
  • Publication date: 2006/02/16


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