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Securing the cold chain from within

The 9th edition of Food Chain, also known as the Middle East Cold Chain Food Safety Conference, proved to be a platform for riveting discussions. Against the backdrop of the conference, Mozzamil Zakki Aissa, Supply Chain Manager, Al Rawabi Dairy, spoke to Ranjana Konatt of Climate Control Middle East, providing insights into Al Rawabi’s approach to securing the cold chain internally and the importance of investing in technology and infrastructure. Excerpts…

Added: Feb 10, 2019 | By Ranjana Konatt

‘The more we know, the more we can act on’

Sheikh Dr Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Director, Animal Development & Health Department, UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, discusses how disruptive technology and the Internet of Things can enhance overall reliability of the cold chain, and the need to invest in training to manage data in such a manner that it paves the way for actionable insights against inefficiencies. Excerpts from the interview with Hannah Jo Uy on the sidelines of the 9th edition of Food Chain (the Middle East Cold Chain Food Safety Conference)…

Added: | By Hannah Jo Uy

Mind the gap!

Is a lackadaisical approach to designing and operating cold stores and transport refrigeration equipment a threat to food safety? What initiatives have been implemented to address the gaps in the cold chain and what more remains to be done? Hannah Jo Uy draws key insights from discussions during the 9th edition of Food Chain (the Middle East Food Safety and Cold Chain Conference)…

Added: | By Hannah Jo Uy

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Exploring the benefits of IoT-enabled sensors

IoT-enabled sensors can help businesses and projects save time and money as well as monitor productivity of the work being done, says Co-Founder, Time Control Technologies

Added: Dec 6, 2018 | By Ranjana Konatt

Making the links strong

Surendar Balakrishnan, Editor, Climate Control Middle East on October 31, chaired a session on cold chain during the 12th International Food Safety Conference held from October 29 to 31, in Dubai. Hannah Jo Uy covered the discussion, which revolved around transport refrigeration and cold storage facilities…

Added: | By Hannah Jo Uy

‘A choreographed approach to securing the cold chain’

Lachlan Gyde, Executive Director, Retail, Residential and Commercial, Ithra Dubai; Abdul Rashid, Group CEO, Pulseberry Health Consulting and Ali Al Hammadi, Operations Supervisor, Waterfront Market, provide a glimpse into the Waterfront Market’s day-to-day activities, the integrated approach being rolled out to ensure food safety by way of securing the cold chain and the intangible payback of high investment in quality facilities and a skilled work force. Excerpts from their interview with Hannah Jo Uy…

Added: Sep 30, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy

End-to-end traceability

What Food Watch, Dubai Municipality’s new digital platform, means for the cold chain industry

Added: Apr 12, 2018 | By B Surendar

An end to the freeze-thaw see-saw

B Surendar, the Editor of Climate Control Middle East, presents his views on applying blockchain in the HVACR realm.

Added: Apr 19, 2017 | By B Surendar

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Maintaining integrity of temperature and principles

Offering a three-pronged approach to achieving a responsible cold chain, Abhishek Ajay Shah elucidates the best practices that need to be adopted for tightening the links.

Added: Mar 26, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

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Monitoring cold storages

The Real-time Monitoring and Management Systems (RMMS) allows the user to monitor and perform diagnostics in case of an emergency

Added: | By Nayantara N

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Beware the chain snatchers!

Brent Melvin succinctly sums up the roadblocks in efficient food chain logistics, and suggests that the time and money spent on due diligence and sophisticated equipment to ensure food safety prove cost-effective in the long run.

Added: Mar 15, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

Hidden Source

Dramatic representation on food wastage touches the core of the conscience

Added: Feb 8, 2017 | By B Surendar

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Why do we have to produce enough food to feed 10 billion people?

Over 160 delegates gathered at the 3rd World Cold Chain Summit to discuss the progress the world has made in minimising food loss and food wastage, and the challenges that lie ahead to eradicate hunger, strengthen livelihoods and lower greenhouse emissions.

Added: Feb 7, 2017 | By B Surendar

Vigilating from far away

Krish Saxena elaborates on the benefits of remote monitoring and management in commercial refrigeration

Added: Jan 30, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

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Labelling the cold chain

UTC, the organiser of the 3rd Cold Chain Summit, calls for a cross-cutting team to launch a global initiative to label the cold chain and recognise the efforts taken by food suppliers to prevent or minimise food loss.

Added: Jan 26, 2017 | By B Surendar

‘Top management wants to apply the Turkey blueprint to the whole region’

Levent Taşkın, former General Manager of Danfoss Turkey and the company’s new Regional President for Turkey, Middle East and Africa, in conversation with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East to discuss his plans for the region, including replicating the company’s performance in the Turkey market through an improved customer service system and unified business units.

Added: Jun 29, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

‘We would like to see a lot more of integrated building design’

David Underwood, ASHRAE President*, and B Surendar, Editorial Director & Associate Publisher, CPI Industry, met during ACREX 2016 in Mumbai, India, for a discussion on the HVACR industry. Their conversation covered a wide arc encompassing subjects like integrated building design, efficacy of District Cooling, tightening cold chain to reduce food wastage, sub-metering and nuclear energy. We bring you the excerpts.

Added: Apr 28, 2016 | By B Surendar

A birds’-eye view of frozen foods

History is simultaneous, and not linear, as historians would have us believe. In this tangled simultaneity of events, with claims and counter-claims of being the first one at the finishing line, here’s following one strand...

Added: Feb 17, 2016 | By Pratibha Umashankar

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The good, the bad and the ugly of cold stores

The quality and efficiency of a cold store depends on the quality of the components that go into making it, reveal market leaders, who highlight best practices as well as the issues plaguing the sector.

Added: Jan 15, 2016 | By Rajiv Pillai

Waste not, want not

Food wastage does not garner as much attention as climate change does, which is quite a tragic situation, writes B Surendar.

Added: Jan 12, 2016 | By B Surendar

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Flying fish!

Etihad’s special sturgeon fish cargo shipment goes swimmingly from Frankfurt to Abu Dhabi.

Added: Apr 7, 2011 | By CCME Content Team

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Food Chain Seminar

9th & 10th May 2011, Dubai, UAE

Added: Mar 10, 2011 | By CCME Content Team