• Cooling India
  • Sep 15, 2017

The cold storage is being set up on CSR model by CONCOR at a cost of Rs. 5 crores. The cold storage will be maintained by M/s Lasalgaon Vibhag Sahakari Kharedi Vikri Sangh Ltd. Railways is a major transporter for onion and plays a key role in timely transportation of onion to various consumer market from producer states…

  • Cooling India
  • Aug 15, 2017

Due to perishable nature and improper post-harvest handling, 25- 30% of the produce is rendered unfit for consumption. This increases cost of production with reduced returns. In this article, prospects of value chain for vegetables and fruits are explored, limitation identified and solutions to address the problems have been suggested…

  • Cooling India
  • Aug 15, 2017

Gubba Cold Storage offers its customers high-quality cold storage services for a wide range of products. In order to guarantee the best conditions for the stored goods, Gubba Cold Storage makes sure that its infrastructure is in an impeccable state. That is why the company recently invested in thermal imaging technology from FLIR. Thanks to FLIR, no insulation leakage or bad electrical wiring goes unnoticed.

  • Cooling India
  • Jun 15, 2017

Cold storage facilities carry all the same potential dangers as a standard warehouse, as well as a few special risks and fire hazards that have to be dealt with. Risk assessment shows the kind of approach a cold storage warehousing might take. Use it as a guide to think through some of the hazards in place and the steps needed to take to control the risks towards protecting people…

  • Cooling India
  • May 15, 2017

The cold chain business all round is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 28% and to touch a market size of around Rs 750 billion in the current year. As a business opportunity therefore, this sector presents immense prospects for existing players to cash on the emerging opportunities as well as new entrepreneurs to develop new solutions…

  • Cooling India
  • May 15, 2017

Chilling is one of the most common methods for preserving foods. Carried out correctly, it can provide a high-quality, nutritious and safe product for consumption with a long storage life. The principal factor controlling the safety and quality of a refrigerated (chilled) food is its temperature. In many cases, the time taken to reach the desired temperature is also important…

  • Cooling India
  • May 15, 2017

Reefer consignments, unlike standard container shipments are extremely complicated and are far more skill and knowledge-intensive. It is essential that a strong awareness encompasses such crucial aspects as the specific atmospheric and environmental controls required for refrigerated containers, and the correct loading procedures…

  • Cooling India
  • Feb 15, 2017

Moisture loss from fresh produce causes it to shrivel or wrinkle and lose quality. Therefore, proper measures must be taken during cold storage to minimize moisture loss which also represents a direct loss of saleable amount...