Refrigeration logistics in retail trade.

La logistique du froid dans le commerce de détail.

Author(s) : BILLIARD F.

Type of article: Article


French consumers buy 721 billion francs of food, including 325 billion francs of food that is chilled or frozen when displayed for sale. Supermarkets have a dominent position, with 62% of market share. The article analyzes recent developments, along with the difficulties encountered in refrigeration logistics during transport and sales-display of perishable foods. It presents recent advances in time-temperature monitoring devices and the latest developments brought about by the phase-out of CFCs.


  • Original title: La logistique du froid dans le commerce de détail.
  • Record ID : 1997-2867
  • Languages: French
  • Subject: Regulation
  • Source: Rev. gén. Froid - vol. 86 - n. 967
  • Publication date: 1996/10
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.


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