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  • A ship sinks due to refrigeration failure

    Three years ago, in April 2001, a factory freezer trawler, the Fame, sank off the coast of Labrador, Canada. According to a recent report by a provincial Transportation Safety Board, the ship sank due to a chain of events, eventually flooding the...

    • Publication date : 2004/05/25
  • Briefs: Grenco Marine

    Grenco Marine has developed the first ammonia/carbon dioxide cascade systems to be used on board fishing vessels. Experience with the Dirk-Dirk (a trawler with a capacity of 235 tons of fish/day) led to the development of a new defrosting process:...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Star in the Shetlands: Star Refrigeration

    Star Refrigeration, a corporate member of the IIR, has equipped Shetland Catch Ltd. with new blast-freezing equipment, raising the capacity from 200 to over 750 tonnes per day. Shetland Catch's plant near Lerwick is now probably the largest...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/10
  • Commercial refrigeration equipment market in the US

    According to a new Freedonia market study, demand for commercial refrigeration equipment in the US is expected to increase 3.1% per year through 2018 to USD 10.7 billion.

    • Publication date : 2014/05/20
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Freeze-drying of fruit does retain its nutritional goodness

    A study at Sheffield Hallam University and Chaucer Foods has found that freeze drying strawberries had no significant impact on their nutrient content.

    • Publication date : 2014/02/04
  • Example of automation in a frozen French fry warehouse in the USA

    In Washington state, one of the biggest frozen storage warehouses in the world is also one of the most automated.

    • Publication date : 2018/03/22
  • F-gas Regulation revision: new basis soon?

    Revision of the F-gas Regulation No. 842/2006 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union (EU) started in October 2010. The European Commission has just sent a draft proposal to its Member States. It will be made public at the...

    • Publication date : 2012/10/05
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • 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 : 2023/06/09
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs