Cold Chain Quickie #18 – India’s Grocery Market To Become The Second Largest In The World

Published On March 12, 2015, by .

India’s first international modern grocery retail store opened in Mumbai in the year 2006.  A lot has changed since then. Today, the country has more than 400 such Hyper-markets. The retail market has grown more competitive in the recent years and this has forced retailers to provide better customer-oriented services….

Protecting Our Food Supplies – ColdChainQuickie #17

Published On October 14, 2014, by .

In an effort to ensure global food security, 10,000 new varieties of crops from around the world are being added to the ‘doomsday’ seed vault in the Arctic. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, on an island off Norway’s northern coast, already stores 825,000 samples of seeds, which represent 13,000 years…

SUBWAY’s $5 Foot-Long, A Success of the Farm-to-Fork Supply Chain

Published On September 24, 2014, by .

How do large restaurant chains manage to efficiently procure large volumes of meat, poultry, vegetables and breads and seamlessly supply them to their restaurants across even larger geographic regions? In a case study of Subway, one of the world’s largest sandwich restaurant chains, the restaurant has used traditional supply chain…

ColdChainQuickie #14 – Ice Cream that Changes Colors with Every Lick

Published On July 31, 2014, by .

Bored with the same old color in your ice cream cone? Physicist and Ice Cream lover – Manuel Linares has turned Chef with his new concoction of Food and Science. Manuel’s latest masterpiece is an ice cream concoction he calls Xamaleón, a play on the spanish word for Chameleon. The…

ColdChain Quickie #2 – The Food Chain Without Pollinators

Published On June 18, 2014, by .

Bees, Butterflies and Beatles among others are essential in the production of nearly 75 percent of the fruits and vegetables we consume today. Today, most of these species of pollinators face extinction. Huffington Post and Whole Foods boldly re-imagines what our fruits and vegetables would look like without pollinators at…

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