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Global Seed Vault: Syrian War Causes The Global Doomsday Seed Vault’s First Withdrawal

Published On September 25, 2015, by .

This is Part – 2 of the series on The Cold Storage Global Seed Vault at Svalbard. You can read Part – 1 here The doomsday seed vault on Norway’s remote Svalbard archipelago houses the world’s back up supply of seeds to ensure crop diversity. It contains deposits of nearly…

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ColdChainQuickie #23 – How Long You Can Store (Almost) Anything in the Fridge and Freezer

Published On June 25, 2015, by .

Is that chicken breast at the bottom of your freezer still safe to eat? How about the mustard that’s been in your cupboard for who knows how long? It’s sometimes hard to know when food needs to be tossed, or when it’s perfectly safe to salvage. We’ve de-mystified the process with this handy chart, which incorporates…

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Cold Chain through the Eyes of a Pharmaceutical Box (Part 2) #MyCoolTravelogue

Published On June 4, 2015, by .

This is Part 2 of my #ColdChainIndia journey from a manufacturing unit in Bengaluru to ColdStar’s state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse in Mumbai. If you’ve missed the first part, read it here. With its ability to store multi-commodity products at varying temperature requirements, ColdStar maintains standardized storage processes throughout its cold…

Cold Chain through the Eyes of a Pharmaceutical Box (Part 1) #MyCoolTravelogue

Published On June 2, 2015, by .

The pharmaceutical Industry could benefit from an evolution in the Cold Chain Logistics. The short lead time, temperature and time sensitive requirements of Pharmaceutical products require an efficient temperature controlled logistics. The Cold Chain Industry in India is highly fragmented. Lack of adequate temperature controlled transport facilities in India and…

Cold Chain Quickie #22- Behind the Scenes at Starbucks Supply Chain Operations

Published On May 29, 2015, by .

A 2011 survey by The Huffington Post notes that 49% of coffee drinkers would rather give up their cell phone for a month than go without coffee. Starbucks has successfully managed to become a fastest growing market in the history of coffee chains. It is in an enviable position, operating…