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  • Commercial refrigeration: marketing of R471A, a new alternative to R404A

    Honeywell recently announced the marketing of R471A, a non-flammable refrigerant with a GWP under 150. It is expected to replace R404A in medium temperature commercial refrigeration...

    • Publication date : 2022/02/28
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • An integrated traceability system: the e-fruit system

    In preparation for the General Food Law, the European Commission decided in 2001 to fund the e-fruitrace project, aimed at achieving food security in the EU through an efficient traceability system based on Internet technologies. With 200,000 euro...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Midea launches R290 split ACs on the European market

    In autumn 2021, Midea, corporate member of the IIR, began marketing R290 split air-conditioning units in Europe. Further imports are planned for early 2022. 

    • Publication date : 2021/12/15
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • HVAC-R in Brazilian market

    HVAC marketing indexes have been raising for seven years. For instance, comparatively to 2008, HVAC sales tax during 2015 increased 43% on average.

    • Publication date : 2016/06/20
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Ice cream market in Kenya

    Marketing activities and improvements in distribution will help to sustain a robust growth value of 7% per year in constant terms over the forecast period (2013-2018).

    • Publication date : 2014/05/12
  • Russia: Refrigerating equipment market

    According to a new market report published by IndexBox Marketing, the Russian refrigerating equipment market – except household type equipment – in 2012 was worth 319.447 million € – an increase of 5.1% compared to the previous year.

    • Publication date : 2014/12/02
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • BOC Refrigerants acquire CARE®

    On January 31, 2005, BOC announced that it had completed a deal with Calor Gas Limited to purchase the company's CARE® range if environmentally sensitive refrigerants. The deal also includes Calor's UK aerosol propellants business and sales,...

    • Publication date : 2005/03/15
  • Events: CIAT hits the road

    CIAT's marketing has become highly mobile. In May 2006, a truck left CIAT for a 7-month tour of 40 European cities (in 12 countries) designed to launch new products. CIAT, a corporate member of the IIR, is a French company manufacturer of...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • Briefs: Non-PVC Food Wrap

    Diamant Film, a Canadian company, is responding to banning of PVC stretch films used for foods and now has exclusive marketing and distribution rights for its non-PVC films in China, South Korea and Thailand. PVC films contain DEHA, a carcinogenic...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Out of the ordinary: Microcebus danfossi

    Danfoss has given its name to a lemur species recently discovered in Madagascar by researchers from the veterinary college Tierärztliche Hochschule (TiHo), in Hanover, Germany. The tiny (30-60 g) lemur is named Microcebus danfossi after Danfoss -...

    • Publication date : 2007/08/05
  • Briefs: Ice cream scoops

    A new edible antifreeze developed by a US researcher could keep ice cream smooth and tasty by preventing the formation of gritty crystals when the ice cream is subjected to sudden temperature fluctuation. The antifreeze contains proteins similar...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Brief: VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow)

    Japanese manufacturers are shifting their sales focus to VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) systems and are increasingly making technological advances in split air conditioners using an inverter. Based on information obtained from BSRIA and industry...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Cold chain news: USDA emerging markets program

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emerging Markets Program (EMP) is funding technical assistance activities intended to promote exports of US agricultural commodities and products to emerging markets in all geographic...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Booming cold storage industry in Brazil

    The total capacity of Brazilian public refrigerated warehouses (PRW), which was less than 100,000 m3 in 1970 exceeds 4 million m3. The main reason of this boom is rapid growth of the agribusiness sector. Brazil has the world's largest commercial...

    • Publication date : 2008/07/11
  • Refrigeration education!

    "Eat Smart and Be Smart" is the slogan of the social marketing campaign that was launched in Barbados on July 12, 2005 by the Barbados Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO). The aim of the campaign...

    • Publication date : 2005/09/30