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INR 92,000 Crore Worth Of Agricultural Produce Is Wasted A Year In India Due To Lack Of Cold Chain

Published On September 1, 2016, by .

India wastes a staggering INR 92,000 Crore worth of agricultural produce annually with fruits and vegetables wastage contributing INR 40,000 Crore alone [1]. As much as 40% of fresh produce is wasted annually before reaching consumers due to lack of cold chain infrastructure. The interactive infographic below displays the supply chain…

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…

INR 50,000 Crores Worth Of Food Is Wasted Each Year, Cold Chain Is The Solution To #ReduceFoodWastage

Published On August 8, 2016, by .

Indians waste as much food as the whole of United Kingdom consumes, a staggering INR 50,000 crore worth of food produced is wasted every year in our country. Approximately 40 per cent of India’s fresh fruit and vegetables are lost before reaching consumers because of poor storage, transport and distribution….

Category: Cold Chain, Food Waste.

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…