On our latest From the Cold Corner Podcast, I talk with Vincent Free, chairman of the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) about how the organization helps bring together suppliers, sub-contractors, builders and more, to move the thermal envelope industry forward through education and networking.

Cold storage construction is expected to increase by 100 million square feet in 2024, largely due to expanding e-commerce options like meal kits, heightened last-mile expectations for cold foods, and consumer shifts toward retail and online grocery options—all elements magnified by the pandemic.

For more, just click here to listen, or subscribe to From the Cold Corner and download from Apple or your preferred podcast app. We also have an archive of episodes available on-demand, where you can hear how other companies and organizations along the cold chain are navigating their business around COVID-19 in 2020.

Finally, we continue to update and compile all of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' coronavirus coverage into one easy-to-access link here, where you can see what dozens of cold chain companies and F&B processors are doing to keep business moving forward during the COVID-19 pandemic.