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  • Chilled food cold chain in France

    Results of a cold chain study in France carried out in 2013 within the European FRISBEE project were published in the International Journal of Refrigeration.

    • Publication date : 2015/11/13
  • France

    The French decree of November 19, 2009 relative to general prescriptions applicable to classified installations declared under paragraph number 1136 (use and storage of ammonia) replaces the previous decree of February 23, 1998, which was...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • France abandons taxation of HFCs (in French)

    Department of Ecology confirms during SIFA that, unlike Spain, France will not introduce taxation of refrigerants. (in French)

    • Publication date : 2015/12/10
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives, Regulation
  • France: first refrigerated barge transport

    In France, an unprecedented combined waterways-road controlled temperature transportation route will carry chocolates to suburban Paris

    • Publication date : 2012/02/28
  • France

    A French decree issued on May 7, 2007 regulates the marketing, use, recovery and destruction conditions of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) in refrigeration or air-conditioning units. The...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Axima Refrigeration France

    There are only 12 helium production sites in the world, essentially located in the USA, Algeria and Australia. Axima Refrigeration France, a corporate member of the IIR, has supplied equipment to Qatar as part of one of the largest helium recovery...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • Le marché 2015 des pompes à chaleur en France

    According to the AFPAC (French Association for Heat Pumps), 399,657 monosplit and multisplit air-to-air heat pumps were sold in 2015 in France.

    • Publication date : 2016/07/11
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Figures: France

    - According to Cemagref, the French agri-food sector represents 24 million tons of refrigerated food, 4000 factories, 1600 warehouses (over 2000 m3), 8800 super- and hypermarkets, 60 000 local stores, 75 000 temperature-controlled vehicles, 36...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Refrigerator sales rise in 2015 in France

    Sales of refrigerators in France in 2015 increased by 4.7% and total sales reached 2.62 million units.

    • Publication date : 2016/07/08
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Markets: Frozen Foods - France

    In France, consumption of frozen foods is definitely on the rise: in 2005, the French spent 5.4 billion € on retailed frozen foods, 1 billion € of which was on ice cream. Between 2002 and 2005 ice-cream consumption rose by 10.4% despite relative...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • France, 1st European market for heat-pumps

    In 2013, the French heat-pump market was the first in Europe, before Italy, Sweden, Germany and Norway, according to statistics from the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA).

    • Publication date : 2014/11/04
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Positive results for HFC consumption in France in 2020

    According to data from the French industry association Snefcca, HFC consumption in France in 2020 was below the limit imposed by the UE F-Gas Regulation.  

    • Publication date : 2021/04/08
    • Subjects: Regulation, General information
  • Tax on HFCs in France and Denmark

    An amendment postpones the entry into force of the tax on HFCs to January 1st, 2023. In Denmark, this tax will increase.

    • Publication date : 2020/10/22
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • Heat pump sales in France

    2013 Air-air Heat pumps (HPs) sales show significant increase

    • Publication date : 2014/07/23
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Sales of domestic refrigerators on the rise in France in 2022

    According to Gifam, a grouping of home appliance brands, sales of domestic refrigerators continued to grow in France in 2022, in a market that is stabilising.

    • Publication date : 2023/03/06
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Global warming potential (GWP) of HFC refrigerants

    Using the latest updated data from UNEP’s RTOC 2022 report, we have compiled the 100-year GWP and 20-year GWP values of hydrofluorocarbon-based (HFC) refrigerants. Our table includes...

    • Last update : 2023/09/15
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : HFCs
  • 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 regenerators for caloric cooling

    In many areas of engineering, additive manufacturing allows the production of complex and multifunctional products that could not be manufactured using traditional methods. In the...

    • Last update : 2022/09/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)