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 8 Dec 2023

Three degrees can slash carbon emissions

Most frozen food is transported and stored at -18°C, a standard that was set 93 years ago and has not changed since. A move to -15°C could make a significant environmental impact with no compromise on food safety or quality, a recent study has found.... 
 9 Oct 2023

Star's CO2 refrigeration system revolutionises Bidfood Glasgow's energy consumption

Star Refrigeration has helped Bidfood move one step closer to meeting their Net Zero targets by installing two dual temperature CO2 cooling systems at its recently built cold store in Glasgow. The systems set a new industry standard in energy ... 
 17 Jul 2023

Partner focus: Inverter and digital technology leads from the front

J & E Hall UK sales manager Paul McDermott explains how employing the right condensing units can lead to huge energy savings in the supermarket and convenience store industries.... 
 25 Apr 2023

Williams provides Walkers Garden Centre with future proof refrigeration and meat ageing

Dry aged meat has soared in popularity in recent years. The rich flavour and tender textures are a hit with customers looking for a different experience, but you need specialised equipment like the Meat Ageing Refrigerator from Williams ... 
 9 Dec 2022

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration delivers 20,000th CO2 refrigeration system in Europe

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has delivered its 20,000th carbon dioxide (CO2) transcritical refrigeration rack in Europe, marking a significant achievement for the company, including its PROFROID and Green & Cool brands. The 20,000 installed ... 
 13 Oct 2022

First supermarket uses Schott’s slim glass door system for frozen goods

Product visibility is crucial in food retail. Still, freezer doors are indispensable for efficient refrigeration, particularly in the frozen food section of supermarkets. To ensure that they do not restrict customers’ view too much, freezer door ... 
 16 Sep 2022

‘Power of membership’: FEA and EFCEM work with UK F-Gas office to realign regulations

For many, navigating the post-Brexit customs landscape has been challenging. When the rules keep changing, trade associations like the Foodservice Equipment Association (FEA) can be invaluable as members face uncertainty and resistance when up ... 
 13 Jun 2022

Hussmann’s grab n’go freezers reach 29% energy savings

Embraco, a global provider of refrigeration technology for the complete residential and commercial cold chain, and a portfolio brand of Nidec Global Appliance, presented on June 7th a new case study, in partnership with original equipment ... 
 22 Dec 2021

Donnybrook Fair choose Eurocyror & Costan to furnish its new store.

Speciality grocer Donnybook Fair opened the doors to its new store and restaurant in Dublin on 3 December, with refrigerated cabinets selected from Epta’s Eurocyror & Costan Range.... 
 11 Nov 2021

Premium dog food brand invests in state of the art freezing equipment

Starfrost has installed an efficient spiral freezer system for Butternut Box as the firm expands production of its freshly prepared dog food.... 
 8 Nov 2021

 Williams helps Mission deliver flexible kitchen workspace

Based in New Covent Garden Market, Mission Kitchen is a shared 16.000ft kitchen workspace supporting new food businesses and entrepreneurs. Styling itself as a 'light kitchen' in opposition to dark kitchens, Mission aims to build a community ... 
 4 Oct 2021

Embraco achieves 41% energy savings in food retail

Embraco, a global provider of refrigeration technology for the complete residential and commercial cold chain, and a portfolio brand of Nidec Global Appliance, presented a case study at the last AtmoEurope, online event held on 29 September, in ... 
 2 Sep 2021

Starfrost spiral cooling system boosts capacity for UK's largest baker of scones

Starfrost have installed spiral cooling equipment for Haywood and Padgett, enabling the bakery to treble production of its award-winning scones.... 
 2 Sep 2021

Clegg delivers ‘coolest’ project yet for Greggs

A new automated cold store has been built by food and drink construction expert Clegg Food Projects for bakery food on the go chain Greggs.... 
Union Industries’ Simon Casewell, Ignes Saknaiti from Uniserve and Dave Bowden from Seafast.
 18 Aug 2021

Largest Eiger door takes its place in Felixstowe mega distribution centre

Union Industries has manufactured its largest ever rapid roll freezer door as part of a multi-door project for a giant distribution centre on the south coast.... 
 21 Jul 2021

The Great Northern Distillery upgrades cooling system

ICS Cool Energy, an international market leader specialising in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, delivered efficiency and sustainability focused enhancements to the cooling systems at the ... 
 20 Jul 2021

Hygienic freezing system boosts seafood production in Norway

Starfrost has installed a state-of-the-art freezing system for Nordic seafood processor, Båtsfjordbruket, enabling the firm to increase production capacity by 35% while enhancing hygiene processes.... 
 6 Jul 2021

CoolMed helps international travel take off again

Medical refrigeration company CoolMed has further boosted its supply of specialist equipment during the pandemic by providing hundreds of fridges to one of the UK’s leading operator of consumer COVID-19 testing centres in the UK. Demand is expected ... 
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