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Cold Chain Quickie #25-Smart Fridge That Can Help #ReduceFoodWastage

Published On August 16, 2016, by .

Globally, a quarter of household’s waste INR 20,000 worth of food every year due to buying products they already have in the fridge. Fruits and vegetables are the most overbought items, with 38% and 35% of shoppers regularly buying more than they need.[1] We came across an interesting product that…

A New Pasteurization Add-On Process Can Increase Milk’s Shelf Life To 9 Weeks

Published On August 4, 2016, by .

Pasteurization is a process that kills harmful bacteria by heating milk to a specific temperature for a period of time. It was developed to make milk safe for consumption. Raw milk contains dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to consumers if consumed directly.[1] However, there exist some shortcomings…

Cold Chain can Play a Key Role to #ReduceFoodWastage

Published On May 12, 2015, by .

India’s population currently stands at 1.21 billion (2014) and is expected to grow by 14.8% to 1.39 billion by 2020. A growth in population (both rural and urban) and increase in higher disposable income is a major driver of demand for agricultural products. The total food production in India is…

Energising the Cold Chain – From Vaccines to Cheese Cakes

Published On October 1, 2014, by .

This is an excerpt of an original post by Wharton, University of Pennsylvania More than two million people die each year from diseases that could otherwise be prevented through the use of vaccines targeted at those ailments. The challenge is not so much a shortage in the supply of those…

SUBWAY’s $5 Foot-Long, A Success of the Farm-to-Fork Supply Chain

Published On September 24, 2014, by .

How do large restaurant chains manage to efficiently procure large volumes of meat, poultry, vegetables and breads and seamlessly supply them to their restaurants across even larger geographic regions? In a case study of Subway, one of the world’s largest sandwich restaurant chains, the restaurant has used traditional supply chain…