Mitticool – Innovation in the Dairy Supply Chain (2)

Published On July 23, 2014, by .

A refrigerator that’s made completely of clay, that uses no electricity and still keeps food fresh for weeks!  In our previous post – Completing the Cold Chain at the collection point, we talked about how Promethean Power Systems, a company founded by two-American entrepreneurs is bringing innovative products to rural India to strengthen the…

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ColdChain Quickie #13 – The World’s First Climate-Controlled City

Published On July 21, 2014, by .

Arrival of the air-conditioner has made our lives much more comfortable. Extreme temperatures and weather conditions are no more an issue. An air-conditioned room in Russia will be just as pleasant as one in Nigeria. Air-conditioners can be found almost everywhere today, from homes to offices to automobiles. Yet there are…

A Brief History of Refrigeration

Published On July 21, 2014, by .

While grabbing a refreshing beverage or enjoying your favorite ice-cream or while drinking that glass of cold-water after some exhausting exercise, we do not give much thought to what goes behind making them feel the way they do. It was only a few decades ago that one had to be…

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Cold Chain Quickie #12 – The Search for the Coolest Refrigerator

Published On July 17, 2014, by .

In the search for the coolest refrigeration technology we chanced upon a high tech cooler, which has 60 quarts of space, an 18-volt ice crushing blender, a removable waterproof Bluetooth speaker, USB input for charging devices, an LED Light for finding items in the dark, a cutting board, gear tie-down…

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Completing The Cold Chain at the Collection Point – Innovation In The Dairy Supply Chain

Published On July 16, 2014, by .

India is the largest producer of milk in the world (Source: Food Navigator – Asia, Quartz), producing about 17% of all the world’s milk each year. The country produced just over 130 million tonnes of milk in the year 2012-13 compared to  63 million tonnes from 20 years ago (1993). Milk yield in India…

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