25% Vaccines In India Get Wasted Each Year, Cold Chain Is The Answer To #ReduceWastage

Published On July 21, 2016, by .

The Indian vaccines industry is valued at INR 3,000 Crores [1] and ranks third in terms of volume globally. Still, one in every five children does not receive even the basic vaccines. Approximately 25% of the vaccines go wasted each year before reaching the doctors and customers.[2] The main reason is…

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 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…

Cold Chain Quickie #19 – Food retail market will reach USD 8,542 Bn globally in 2020

Published On May 15, 2015, by .

Rise in the global population, changing customer preferences, and emerging economies are making the way for the food retail industry. It is a dynamically progressing industry and contributes to the development of several industries such as food packaging. Rising middle-class population is creating growth opportunities for food retail market and…

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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….