INR 50,000 Crores Worth Of Food Is Wasted Each Year, Cold Chain Is The Solution To #ReduceFoodWastage

Published On August 8, 2016, by .

Indians waste as much food as the whole of United Kingdom consumes, a staggering INR 50,000 crore worth of food produced is wasted every year in our country. Approximately 40 per cent of India’s fresh fruit and vegetables are lost before reaching consumers because of poor storage, transport and distribution….

Category: Cold Chain, Food Waste.

A New Pasteurization Add-On Process Can Increase Milk’s Shelf Life To 9 Weeks

Published On August 4, 2016, by .

Pasteurization is a process that kills harmful bacteria by heating milk to a specific temperature for a period of time. It was developed to make milk safe for consumption. Raw milk contains dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to consumers if consumed directly.[1] However, there exist some shortcomings…

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…

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…

Cold Chain Could Save the Food Supply Chain

Published On September 18, 2014, by .

Excerpt of an original post on The Daily Star When Brazil, the Philippines and the Caribbean countries have been supplying banana, a highly perishable fruit, to the other corners of the world, Bangladesh cannot do so even within its small boundaries without using toxic preservatives. Also, countries like the US,…

Category: Cold Chain, Food Waste.