Over one billion tons of food is wasted every year. The Food and Agriculture Organization also estimates that in developing countries, up to 40% of total food produced can be lost before it even reaches market. As such, implementing methods of safely storing and transporting food is crucial for being able to continue to feed the planet.
SuperCool Group, Australia, partnered with Griffith University, Australia, to develop SuperSense Smart Solutions, a range of products designed to improve standards and practices for the transport and storage of refrigerated and frozen foods.
American Thermal Instruments (ATI), a division of CAVU Brands, Dayton, Ohio, released its VarIoT technology, a high-temperature ascending indicator incorporating customer-specified product information in barcode or quick response (QR) code form.
Avery Dennison, Glendale, Calif., introduced Freshmarx technology, which harnesses the power of accurate, shared data to enable labor efficiency, food safety, sustainability and enhanced consumer experience.
SpotSee, Dallas, Texas, expanded its temperature-monitoring product line to include Cold Chain Complete, a combination of two temperature indicators that alerts users to exposure of unacceptably high or low temperatures.
The milk supplier began looking for accurate temperature monitoring devices featuring customizable alarm levels that would safeguard their product’s freshness by alerting personnel when temperatures were about to go out of specification.
June 20, 2019
CAS DataLoggers, Chesterland, Ohio, supplied an in-transit temperature recorder solution for a large milk supplier in the United States.
CapTemp configured a temperature recording system for remote monitoring and reporting of storage room and pulp fruit temperatures.
May 30, 2019
CapTemp USA, Windham, N.H., developed an automated temperature recording system for The CPF Group, an organization comprised of pear and apple producers throughout Portugal, to continuously monitor and report ambient temperature and relative humidity of fruit storage units as well as fruit pulp temperatures while in cold storage.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.