Refrigeration & Freezing

As a complex system of energy transfer, refrigeration or freezing isn't a simple matter. Our Refrigeration and Freezing content offers best practices and innovations in the form of articles, case studies, and more.


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Capital Spending

Indian Meals Processor Cafe Spice Opens Second Processing Plant

April 15, 2024
New facility in Beacon, N.Y., spans 70,000-sq.-ft. and gives the company two plants within a few miles of each other, to ramp up production and improve efficiency.
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Capital Spending

United Premium Foods Invests $1.8 Million to Boost Pet Food Processing Capabilities

Sept. 27, 2023
Human and pet food co-man’s capital investment offers customers more flexibility and aims to take advantage of fast-growing pet food business.
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Capital Spending

Anheuser-Busch Announces $22.5 Million Upgrade to Houston Brewery Cooling System

Aug. 30, 2023
Project will allow plant to reduce electricity consumption by nearly 2.2 million kwh per year once it is operational, which is expected by Q4 2023.
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Plant Expansion

Wells Enterprises to Expand Dunkirk, N.Y., Ice Cream Plant

Aug. 23, 2023
The Le Mars, Iowa-based maker of Blue Bunny, Halo Top and Bomb Pop expects the expansion to more than double production capacity and drive national growth.
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Plant Safety

Three Maine Processing Plants to Pay Penalties to Settle Alleged Ammonia Safety Violations

Aug. 22, 2023
EPA says Wyman’s and Barber Foods facilities violated Clean Air Act accident prevention requirements and will pay a total of $373,490 in penalties.
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Energy Efficiency

Staying Up To Speed With Freezer Door Solutions

May 3, 2023
We recently sat down with Hörmann's Whitney Hopper to talk about how high-performance doors can help your food and beverage facility save money and manpower — and increase productivity...

Four Emerging Technologies for Processing Food in 2022

June 20, 2022
We look at isochoric freezing, high-voltage atmospheric cold plasma, electrohydrodynamic drying and oxygen isotope modeling.
Cleaning, Sanitation, Hygiene

FDA Finalizes Food Safety Rule on Food Transport

April 7, 2016
The FDA finalized a new food safety rule April 5, under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent food contamination during transportation.
Equipment Products

Cryogenic Spiral Freezers Process a Wide Range of Foods

Feb. 15, 2016
Linde's line is said to be ideal for baking, prepared foods, meat, poultry, and seafood.
Plant Operations and Engineering

Analytics and Low-Cost Sensors Enable Smarter Freezers

Feb. 4, 2016
Perishable foods require refrigeration, adding to overhead costs. Advances in lighting and sensor technology are driving down those costs.
Energy Efficiency

Case History: Safer, Eco-Friendly System for Food Cooling

Oct. 26, 2015
Liquid glycol and pre-insulated plastic pipe yield savings and peace of mind for Tasteful Selections.