NewZNew (Feature) : Approximately $2 billion worth of fruits and vegetables are wasted every year in India, primarily due to the lack of an integrated supply chain and cold storage systems. Carrier Transicold’s New Citifreshlaunched at the ongoing CII Agro Tech 2014 at Chandigarh can address this problem and prevent wastages of perishable items. Strengthening logistics and supply chains is critical to promote the food processing industry in India as also crop diversification
Citifresh is ideal for transporting chilled products on medium – to large – commercial vehicles with a loading capacity of 16 to 55 cubic meters and can keep temperature range of 4°C to 22°C, as desired. The Citifresh range’s robust design and stainless steel evaporator are easy to install and maintain, as well as ideally suited even for high ambient conditions up to 50°C. The range delivers exceptional value by virtue of its low initial cost and lower maintenance and operational costs, while a dashboard-mounted controller offers ease of use.
If your business depends on freezers, but is plagued by long and erratic power cuts, the Eutectic Freezer launched and being showcased by Blue Star at CII Agro Tech 2014 is for you. It has been designed in a manner to keep the products fresh and frozen even through the power cuts, for as long as 12 hours, the freezer is really a technological breakthrough for Indian rural markets.
Blue Star has also launched a Semi Hermetic Series of Condensing Units at CII Agro Tech 2014. The unit has been specifically designed for frozen food applications and to tackle critical temperature requirements. The range of product varies from 2.5 kW – 15 KW. Besides this, refrigeration machines for fast growing mushroom cultivation and storage applications are also being showcased at the CII Agro Tech Show.