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  • Trends and Figures: European dairy products

    Recent figures show that Europe, with a 42% share in the worldwide market, is the largest market for dairy products. The cheese market accounted for 50% of European sales in 2007. The global market for dairy products is expected to reach USD 305...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • New combined refrigerated transport operation in France

    A dairy product company, Yéo frais, and Stef, a logistics company, are launching a combined rail/road refrigerated transport route.

    • Publication date : 2012/11/07
  • 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
  • Refrigerated cheese vending machines in French cities

    A local cheese dairy has installed refrigerated cheese vending machines in several towns in East Moselle, in the east of France.

    • Publication date : 2021/02/19
    • Subjects: General information
  • Figures: Indian dairy sector

    According to a study recently released by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the Indian dairy sector will be worth USD 100 billion by 2015.

    • Publication date : 2012/02/13
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Cold chain figures in developing countries

    Some interesting figures on developing countries were provided during the FAO Technical Meeting on Cold Chain Development in which the IIR participated.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/11
    • Subjects: Developing country, Figures, economy
  • New milk refrigeration system in rural India.

    In rural India, the dairy industry is very vulnerable to spoilage because of the poorly developed cold supply chain.

    • Publication date : 2015/03/20
  • How to keep dairy cows cool in summer heat?

    Remarkably, a Japanese underwear maker found an answer to this question.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/17
  • 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
  • Packaging innovations

    Plant-based food packaging Biodegradable packaging looks set to be the way of the future. A sharp rise in demand for natural products and healthier food added to the stability of maize prices versus those of petroleum-based polymers have...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Briefs: Open units or with glass doors?

    When glass doors are used in refrigeration units, the energy savings are as a rule indicated as being "up to" 40%. Very often these figures are based on experience in a typical climate (25°C and 60% air humidity) with standard opening frequencies...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • PRWs: an expanding market

    A greater demand for cold store facilities, in particular in dairy production, has boosted the expanding market for public refrigerated warehouses (PRWs). The storage capacity in the US is 3.1 billion cubic feet, almost double that which was...

    • Publication date : 2005/09/30
  • Ice cream global trade data

    Various market analysts predict an upward trend in the global ice cream market, particularly in Asia-Pacific and several emerging economies. Europe led global exports of ice cream in...

    • Publication date : 2022/06/07
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • 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
  • Briefs: 72 bacterial species identified in domestic refrigerators

    French agency, AFSSA (Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments) recently conducted a microbiological study on 2 types of refrigeration installations related to domestic food consumption: refrigerated display cabinets and domestic...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • 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
  • 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