Cold Chain Quickie #26- Where Do India’s Food Crops Actually Come From?

Published On September 9, 2016, by .

Today I was having a homemade meal consisting of Aloo mutter, Bhindi masala and Rajma with Roti. This, for many, is considered as the most satisfying and delicious Indian dishes out there. But are they even Indian? That’s the question that struck in our mind while we were indulging in…

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…

How Much Do You Know About Chocolate? #InternationalChocolateDay

Published On July 29, 2016, by .

Chocolate makes a wonderful flavor of ice cream; it can be put into cookies, brownies, or eaten in a wide variety of bar forms. This month of July 2 days of the calendar dedicated to it- International Chocolate Day and The Milk Chocolate Day celebrated on 7th and 28th respectively….

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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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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…