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  • Cold chain news: India’s growing cold chain

    With a 63.5-million-tonne annual production of fruit, 105-million-tonne annual production of milk, India is the largest fruit and milk producer in the world. It is also the second vegetable producer in the world with an annual production of 125.89...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Cold chain storage

    There has been a clear improvement in the efficiency of cold stores in the UK over the past 10 years with a 7% increase in specific energy consumption according to a recent UK bench-marking survey. However, bridging the gap between efficiency...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Insufficient cold chains in Ukraine

    Statistics show that around 50-60% of fruit and vegetables harvested in Ukraine are lost due to insufficient logistics and cold chains.

    • Publication date : 2012/02/20
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Indian cold chain figures

    Indian cold chain market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25%!

    • Publication date : 2013/03/19
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Chinese cold Chain figures

    China is the largest food-producing and consuming country worldwide. According to China Research Intelligence (SHCRI), there are actually 2000 meat factories in China, producing over 60 million tons annually. Frozen food represents 8.5 million,...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • Figures: China: Cold chain

    China has become the largest food producing and consuming country in the world: both national production and consumption figures account for about 1/4 of the corresponding global figures and the proportion is still rising rapidly. According to...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • Indian cold chain for vaccines

    India has one of the largest Universal Immunization Programs (UIPs) in the world in terms of quantities of vaccines used, number of beneficiaries (27 million infants and 30 million pregnant women), geographical spread and manpower involved and...

    • Publication date : 2012/07/10
  • Cold chain in India: current status

    New Indian legislation allowing a majority foreign direct investment in the retail sector may well bring in large investments in cold chain equipment.

    • Publication date : 2012/08/09
  • Cool ways to chill for cold storage and maintaining an unbroken cold chain

    In an interview for FOOD Magazine, Robbie Davies (Cold Chain Centre) clarifies significant progress relating to the cold chain. Refrigeration technology is an area that has advanced considerably in recent years - particularly in road transport,...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Cold chain self-assessment for pharmacists

    The cold chain is becoming pharmacy’s new challenge. There are an increasing number of health products to be kept at controlled temperatures and regulatory requirements have been reinforced.

    • Publication date : 2013/09/12
  • Figures: the cold chain in India

    The Indian government is planning to provide financial assistance of up to 75% of the total investment for companies setting up cold chain facilities and is re-examining providing of infrastructure status to cold chain facilities, by making them...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • 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
  • Figures: the cold chain in Germany

    According to the VDKL's latest survey on refrigerated and frozen storage capacities in Germany, in 2005 there were over 728 cold stores with a capacity over 2000 m3. Overall capacity amounted to 20 million m3. There are over 55 000 lorries and 43...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • The RFID in the cold chain market

    The total RFID on the cold chain market globally is likely to see growth of 27.5% between 2012 and 2017.

    • Publication date : 2013/05/31
  • 12th European Cold Chain Logistics Education Program

    The 12th European Cold Chain Logistics Educational Seminar was held on January 26-27, 2009 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is a yearly two-day event under the patronage of the Global Cold Chain Alliance. GCCA unites four organizations, namely:...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/12
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    Global cold storage capacity

    This table presents the cold storage capacity in about 50 countries, based on data from the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA).

    • Last update : 2021/12/06
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Refrigerated storage: economics and statistics
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2023/06/23
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
  • Cold storage conditions for fruits and vegetables

    Practical recommendations for the cold storage of over 200 cultivars of fruits, vegetables and herbs (storage temperatures, relative humidity, storage time, controlled atmosphere...

    • Last update : 2023/01/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Fruit, Vegetables
  • Cryogenic nitrogen in the food and beverage industry

    The adoption of cryogenic processes in the food and beverage industry is predominantly driven by liquid nitrogen (LIN), and it is the preferred candidate for food chilling and...

    • Last update : 2023/11/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs
  • Environmental impact of the ice cream industry

    This summary document describes the environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing, which is mainly due to the energy consumption and refrigerants used.

    • Last update : 2022/11/17
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
  • Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2023/06/30
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Cryogenics in the pharmaceutical industry: drug design and bioavailability improvement

    Research activities in the pharmaceutical sector focus primarily on developing novel drug formulations which can elicit the desired response upon being administered to the patient...

    • Last update : 2023/03/10
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freeze-drying in biology and medicine, Cryobiology, cryomedicine: general information
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers