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  • Edible packaging: drink a beverage and eat the bottle too!

    Prof. David A. Edwards has developed creations that include inhalable chocolate, inhalable caffeine, and a tuberculosis vaccine in the form of a spray.

    • Publication date : 2012/07/17
  • Frozen food and beverage business boost U.S. economy

    In 2012 the sector supported 670,000 jobs across 49 states and contributed USD 56 billion to US Gross domestic product (GDP).

    • Publication date : 2015/10/11
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Drinks turned ice cold in under 45 seconds

    The V-Tex, a machine that uses an innovative , turns beverages from room temperature to 4°C in 45 seconds or less.

    • Publication date : 2013/12/19
  • Updates on the Chinese cold chain

    Currently, each year China produces over 56 million tons of meat, 8.5 million tons of frozen foods, and over 10 million tons of beverages, and 8 million tons of dairy products and 41.2 million tons of seafood.

    • Publication date : 2012/05/22
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • IIR Member news: Cool drinks in Mexico

    SIG Simonazzi, a corporate member of the IIR, has opened a state-of-the-art installation in the Guadalajara Technology Park in Mexico. The plant is not only used to produce beverages, it also houses offices, training premises and warehouses. SIG...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Briefs: Nitrogen blasting designed for beer shelf life boost

    Vacuum Barrier Corp. has developed Nitrojetter technology, which reduces oxygen levels within carbonated beverages in order to extend shelf life without affecting taste or colour. Nitrojetter uses liquid nitrogen steam that is fired into the...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/25
  • Fridge innovations: Bicycle technology

    A regular electricity supply is absolutely crucial for the proper operation of refrigerated equipment, but it is not necessarily easy to come by, especially in rural areas or in developing countries. In order to address the problem, the Indian...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Nanotechnology applications: Nanopackaging

    Nanopackaging market worth billions Global sales of nanotechnology-related products approached 739 million € last year, and the food packaging industry could be worth as much as 22 billion €, according to a new study that provides an insight into...

    • Publication date : 2007/08/05
  • Pioneering CO2 road vehicles

    Aldi Süd, Germany's biggest supermarket chain, is investing in new road transportation for frozen food and beverages with a view to promoting CO2. The next-generation vehicles will go into serial production after being exhibited at the Frankfurt...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Cooling a drink in a few minutes will be possible soon!

    Juno, which is a prototype of "reverse microwave", was featured during the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) that was held from January 7- 10, 2020 in Las Vegas.

    • Publication date : 2020/02/06
  • Cooling coffee bean to improve flavour.

    A simple discovery which could have a major impact for the coffee industry.

    • Publication date : 2017/03/09
  • UK: ammonia system cuts energy use in brewery

    A Yorkshire Heineken brewery has implemented a new ammonia refrigeration system, designed by J&E Hall to operate with the existing monopropylene glycol secondary loop. The new plant has reduced the electricity bill by a third, generated...

    • Publication date : 2011/08/17
  • IIR TPTPR conference highlights

    During the 4th IIR International Conference on Thermophysical Properties and Transfer Processes of Refrigerants held in Delft, the Netherlands, in June 2013, within the 3rd meeting of the IIR Working Party on LCCP Evaluation, two presentations...

    • Publication date : 2013/12/05
  • The global commercial refrigeration equipment market

    The global commercial refrigeration equipment market was valued at USD 29,558.8 million in 2014 and it is expected to reach USD 40,874.9 million by 2020.

    • Publication date : 2015/12/07
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Growth of the global refrigerated display cabinets market

    The refrigerated display cases market has been growing steadily for the past few years. Various market research analysts suggest that this growth will continue due to increasing demand from the food and beverage...

    • Publication date : 2021/09/07
    • Subjects: Figures, economy