Improved systems at the retail level can help save fresh produce and reduce food waste. Over the last year, supermarkets have invested heavily in their sustainability agendas. Some retailers have focussed on rolling out more packaging-free zones in its stores to limit plastics, whilst others have embarked on redistribution of food waste.Read More »Digital systems helping to reduce food waste
Investigating the retail link in the perishable product cold chain and the role refrigeration plays.
By Emma Corder, managing director of Industroclean
Commercial refrigeration is a huge investment for retailers who produce and sell food. It is essential that these appliances be thoroughly cared for to ensure a safe, clean and hygienic environment for food and those who consume it.Read More »Effective retail hygiene for refrigerators
By Steven Friedmann of ebm-papst
This article explores how supermarkets’ buying strategies have affected their cold aisle by looking at the true cost of Refrigerated Display Cabinets (RDC) failures to supermarkets in South Africa.Read More »The future of refrigerated display cabinets in SA
In the last few years, supermarkets have made great advances in energy efficiency—reducing both business overheads and their environmental impact. Reducing energy use, whilst maintaining optimal performance is valuable, and always will be.Read More »Why energy efficiency is crucial for the future of Africa’s supermarket trade