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Shipping container uses

Shipping container uses
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Shipping container uses. Usage of containers is not limited to transportation. Containers can be used as refrigerated food hubs in times of need. Containers can store and distribute fresh food when used as food hubs.

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What influences food prices?

What influences food prices?
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What influences food prices? How do oil, trade agreements and climate change influence the price of food? There are concerns that the price of UK food will soon rise sharply. Every household is of course affected by the price of food. 

Source: FPC FreshtalkDaily

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ZZ2’s avocado packing house

ZZ2 to build one of world's largest avocado packing houses
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ZZ2 to build one of the world’s largest avocado packing houses. The packing house will be in Limpopo, South Africa. It will pack tomatoes and avocados.  The facility will handle 70000 metric tons of avocados every year. 

Source: FreshFruitPortal.com

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Smart reefer containers

Smart Reefer Containers

Smart reefer containers
Smart reefer containers

Photo credit: ORBCOMM

Smart reefer containers. Why does interoperability matter? It matters because vital cargoes in refrigerated containers at sea need to be visible.  Recently there has been lots of disruption to the global maritime supply chain. The maritime container trade has been hard hit. Find out more about smart reefer containers in this latest blog from market-leader ORBCOMM.

Source: ORBCOMM

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Countdown to Cool Logistics Middle East

Countdown to Cool Logistics Middle East
Cool Logistics Middle East

Countdown to Cool Logistics Middle East . We’ve announced more speakers for our one-day online seminar. 

**Just announced**

Dhanuska Wijendra

Director Niche Products | Hapag-Lloyd Middle East Shipping L.L.C

Omar bin Mahmood Al Mahrizi 

Chief Executive Officer | SOHAR Freezone Deputy Chief Executive Officer | SOHAR Port

Mark Geilenkirchen

Chief Executive Officer | SOHAR Port and Freezone

Tom Bouwens

Senior Project Officer | Flying Swans Project

Martin Dixon

Head of Research Projects and Director | Drewry Group

Abdul Fahl

TTMS (Gulf) Director | TT Club

Places are limited for this one-day online seminar. Register today and join us for discussion and debate from top-level international and regional experts.

Early registration booking now open – click here

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British food popularity soars

British food popularity soars
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British food popularity soars. More British consumers want to eat locally-grown food. 73% of the public now look for British food when shopping. A new poll by OnePoll indicates huge popularity for British food.  British consumers also back strong food standards.

Source: Speciality Food

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Freight rates rise

Freight rates continue rising

Freight rates continue rising
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Freight rates continue rising. The supply chain faces challenges on maritime routes to meet  demand for cargo and raw materials. The challenges include container shortages and delayed shipments.  The delays at Yantian port have caused problems for global trade. 

Source: FPC FreshtalkDaily

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Cool Logistics Global

Cool Logistics Global speakers

Speakers announced for Cool Logistics Global
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Speakers announced for Cool Logistics Global. This event for the cold chain and perishable cargoes industries takes place 19 – 20 October 2021. 

Our speaker line up:

Martin Dixon, Drewry Group

Diego Barriga, Lancaster and Foodcareplus

Juan Andres Ferrari, ACF Global Sourcing

Michael Looten, Seabury Cargo

Andrew Lorimer, Datamar

Ole Schack-Petersen, LCL and The Broom Group

Sebastian Steinmüller, DHL Global Forwarding

David Sussman, Seafoodia & Pure Ocean

Sarah Schlüter, Hapag-Lloyd

Rachael White, Cool Logistics and Next Level Information

Michael Yarwood, TT Club

Places are limited for this event. Register today for our offer price of £159 to 31 July 2021.

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Cold chain market outlook

Cold chain market outlook
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Cold chain market outlook. Reportlinker.com estimates growth of 12.93% in 2021. Increased demand from the pharmaceutical and processed food sectors have influenced growth. The cold chain market is expected to reach $344.51 billion in 2025. This is at a CAGR of 9.49%. 

Important to note that global reefer trade reduced to 0.4% in 2020. Industry experts Drewry expect seaborne reefer traffic to grow at an average rate of 4% after 2021

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Brussels airport streamlines perishables

Brussels airport streamlines perishables processing
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Brussels airport streamlines perishables processing. The airport has renewed its Perishable Management App. The App faciliates digital sharing of documents for fresh goods. Brussels airport has invested heavily in the BruCargo facility. The facility provides 3,000 sq m of temperature-controlled warehousing spaces.

Source: aircargo News

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