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  • Frozen fish generates less waste

    A recent study conducted by the UK Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP) on waste in the fish and seafood supply chain shows that there is less retail waste in frozen fish products (1%) than in fresh fish (5%).

    • Publication date : 2012/03/27
  • The global frozen fish and seafood market

    Global frozen fish and seafood market to exceed USD 60 billion by 2020, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 4%.

    • Publication date : 2016/08/11
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Agreeing frozen fish dates sparks hot debate

    The new EU Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers (FIC) shall apply from December 13, 2014. Under the new rules, the first date on which a fish was frozen must be labelled on pack.

    • Publication date : 2014/10/21
  • Fish packaging with built-in nose

    PhD candidate Jenneke Heising is working on packaging with a built-in nose that tells your smartphone how fresh fish is before you buy it.

    • Publication date : 2013/12/27
  • 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: Figures, economy, Developing country
  • A photovoltaic system powers the refrigeration systems of a fishing village in Morocco

    In Aftissat, Morocco, 500 photovoltaic panels combined with batteries and diesel generators cover the daily energy needs of the village, including cold storage and refrigeration.

    • Publication date : 2018/08/08
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • Marine refrigeration

    The use of natural refrigerants is gradually spreading. Here are two examples of their use in the marine sector: - Environmentally-friendly fish transport American Freedom is one of the world's largest refrigerated ships and can hold up to...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Markets: Frozen Foods - China

    China has a clearly positive foreign trade balance. According to UbiFrance it represented 1.2 billion € in 2004. Imports are mainly centred on sea foods because of foreign companies, in particular from the USA, outsourcing their activity to China...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • The frozen food market in Bangladesh

    Frozen food i.e. shrimp and fish made up for 22.6% of the agricultural sector in Bangladesh in 2012.

    • Publication date : 2015/06/14
  • An ejector refrigeration system optimised for sub-zero temperatures on fishing vessels

    Large amounts of diesel fuel are used to power fishing vessels engines and on-board refrigeration systems. In a recent theoretical study, an energy-efficient sub-zero refrigeration system proposed based on a...

    • Publication date : 2021/05/31
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Reducing food waste: can we keep open canned sardines in the refrigerator?

    Researchers from the University of Porto studied the shelf life at 4°C of open canned sardines, depending on the type of seasoning (sardines in brine, vegetable oil, tomato...

    • Publication date : 2022/08/16
    • Subjects: General information
  • Brief: Reefer

    Safmarine's improved reefer technology is providing solutions enabling the exporting of perishable produce previously considered as being unsuitable for shipment by sea. Safmarine South Africa was the first company in its network to ship 40-feet...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Invasion of a Body Snatcher

    New research by French scientists has revealed how Listeria monocytogenes can activate the cellular transport machinery that transports viruses and small molecules and proteins and use it to invade cells and hide from the body's immune system....

    • Publication date : 2005/11/23
  • 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
  • Kenyan fish processing facility upgrades from R22 to ammonia

    East Africa Sea Foods (EASF), a fish processing facility in Kenya, recently replaced its aging R22 refrigeration system with a two-stage ammonia system.

    • Publication date : 2020/04/05
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives, Developing country
  • 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 : 2022/06/20
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
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    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 : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • 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
  • 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