Daily Archives: 13/06/2022

War in Ukraine increases pressure on European pork market

Next few years could be challenging for the market

War in Ukraine is adding more pressure to an already-under-pressure European pork market. Feed prices are increasing significantly, so farm margins are squeezed. Many farms won’t break even this season at expected prices. Consumer behaviour is changing as inflation hits the Eurozone so shoppers are choosing alternatives such as chicken as pork prices remain high.

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Ketchup at risk from climate change

Could the popular sauce no longer be a staple condiment?

Climate change threatens to halve the tomato’s global harvest this century, according to a new study.  Ketchup is made from so-called processing tomatoes, which are predominantly cultivated in California, Italy and China, all of which are at risk from global warming.

Could this popular table condiment now be at risk?

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Carrier technology can halve fleet carbon emissions

UK customer shares the results of a multi-year refrigerant performance evaluation

Carrier are Bronze Sponsor at CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event, 21-22 June at the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam. Find out more and book here!

A customer in the UK has shared the results of a multi-year refrigerant performance evaluation on its truck and trailer refrigeration systems, showing that a combination of R-452A refrigerant and Carrier’s all-electric E-Drive technology delivered close to a 50% reduction in carbon emissions from its unit.

Hear from Alan Peart,  Sales Manager, Global Container Refrigeration on Day one of CoolTech in our session on Cold chain visibility, connectivity and traceability, foundation for change (GPS)

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Produce packaging ripe for innovation

Produce companies are finding ways to maintain or improve shelf life while contributing to a circular economy

Interesting piece on how fruit and vegetable producers are investigating alternatives to their existing plastic packaging formats. In turn, this is driving a conversation asking whether plastic alternatives are actually more sustainable for fruits and vegetable packaging.

Sustainability will be high on the agenda at CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event, 21-22 June at the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam. Find out more and book here!

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Foodcareplus, TrakAssure, Dockflow and Port of Antwerp collaborate

Europe’s first end-to-end LoRaWAN based cargo temperature monitoring service

We are proud to be welcoming Don Miller of TrakAssure, Steve Alaerts of Foodcareplus and Michiel Valee of Dockflow as speakers at CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event, our two day conference in Rotterdam, on 21-22 June being held at the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam.  Find out more and book here!

Recently, TrakAssure, Foodcareplus and Dockflow collaborated with the Port of Antwerp on Europe’s first end-to-end LoRaWAN based cargo temperature monitoring service.

Don, Steve and Michiel will be speaking on Day one of our conference in our session on Digitalisation, Data & Smart Reefer Container Operations –
Technology, Standards & Adoption – where they will discuss this  temperature monitoring solution, how it came about and what problems it solves for FC+ and the industry at large.

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26 perishable logistics experts lined-up to speak at CoolTech- a Cool Logistics event

Fresh Plaza report on the experts lined-up to explore the latest advances in cold supply chain technology at our event

The CoolTech22 programme boasts 26 perishable supply chain speakers spanning our two day conference in Rotterdam, on 21-22 June, with recent additions further strengthening the importance of the conference being held at the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam.  Find out more and book here!

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Nexxiot delivers unprecedented supply chain visibility with new cargo monitor

Nexxiot’s next generation IoT device delivers global visibility in a rugged, cost-effective, and easy-to-deploy package

We are pleased to welcome Nexxiot as Bronze sponsor at CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event, 21-22 June at the Hilton Hotel Rotterdam. This event will offer lively and open debate about future technology trends in cold supply chain logistics.  Find out more and book here!

Matilda Bouchet, Managing Director, Head of Cargo Monitoring, will be speaking on Day 2 of our conference in our session From Data to Disruption: Real-Time Cargo Monitoring with TradeTech.

Read more about Nexxiot’s Cargo Monitor, a revolutionary sensor device which delivers unbeatable connectivity and data performance in a compact, easy-to-use design here 

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Cool News and Views – CoolTech edition June 2022

CoolTech special edition

Welcome to this special edition of Cool News and Views, published just a week before we launch CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event

This is a brand new event focused entirely on cold chain technology. We’ll be at the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam, from 21-22 June with our hosts, the Port of Rotterdam. Still not booked your place? Don’t miss out – head to our booking site here and secure your delegate place today.

We’re excited to bring you stories from our sponsors, our speakers and some news stories that relate directly to those important topics we’ll be discussing and debating at CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event. The cold supply chain has never been such hot news as it is right now, which is why CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event – is such an important conference for our industry. 

See you in Rotterdam!

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