Cold Chain Quickie #15- 5-Star Hotels To Grow Veggies In Their Backyard

Published On September 2, 2014, by .

A number of 5-star hotels are investing in kitchen gardens in order to avoid import of expensive fruits and vegetables from foreign markets, thereby cutting costs while maintaining high quality. Such farms are being developed in their backyards where a variety of high quality fruits and vegetables are being grown…

Food Wastage Solution: Cold Chain

Published On August 22, 2014, by .

Roughly a third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted. That’s enough food to lift the nearly one billion hungry people of the world out of malnourishment! According to the infographic below, Industrialized Asia accounts…

Ice Cream That can be Stored at Room Temperature

Published On August 5, 2014, by .

Believe it or not, that day has arrived. A team of 16 Canadian students from the Food and Science program at McGill developed what they are calling Frisson – an ice cream that can be stored at room temperature. Frisson is a french word which means Shiver. For Frisson to…

Where India’s Meat Lovers Live

Published On July 28, 2014, by .

As of 2007, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) statistics indicated that Indians had the lowest rate of meat consumption in the world. However, India is a country of meat-loving people with more than 64% of the population consuming meat and meat products according to this report by…

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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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