CO2 Cascade Systems for Spiral Freezers in the Frozen Food Industry

Frozen foods is a $194 billion industry worldwide with $42 billion of that total spent in North America alone, making it a significant segment of the global economy. As demand for quality products [...]

The Benefits of Lowering Condenser Pressure in your Refrigeration System

The selection of a lower condensing head pressure is one of the best ways to reduce energy costs in an ammonia refrigeration system. The larger condenser saves money all year round; and, at the same [...]

Efficiency improvements offer new choices for engine room equipment

Utility costs, environmental concerns play major roles in evaluating purchasing options for new equipment and components. When it comes to purchasing new equipment or upgrading existing equipment, [...]

Pros and cons of ammonia vs cascade

The frozen food processing industry is striving to minimize or eliminate HCFC and HFC refrigerants, reduce ammonia refrigerant charge and look for alternative natural refrigerant options with similar [...]

Ammonia/CO2 South of the Border

Mexican cold-storage operator Frialsa is leading its country’s adoption of NH3/CO2 systems that are safer and 15%-20% more energy efficient than conventional ammonia equipment. Two natural [...]

Refrigeration Technology Provides Multiple Routes To Frozen Food Profitability

Cascade systems and more efficient blast cells can lower the cost of freezing food products. Refrigeration is a necessary expense for most perishable food and beverage products. Given foods’ margin [...]

IBIE 2016 Presents Biggest Bakery Show Ever

IBIE 2016 is said to be the biggest, most comprehensive event in the United States for the grain-based food industry. Produced by the American Bakers Association (ABA), Washington, D.C., and the [...]