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Vaccine-ready: -70 Celsius reefer container launches

CakeBoxx Technologies launches 20ft vaccine-ready -70 degree Celsius reefer container

New partnership between CakeBoxx Technologies and Qingdao CIMC Special Reefer Co., Ltd makes 20ft ‘Global Vaccine Distribution Container’ available, designed for shipment of vaccines.

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Brexit bites: 71 pages of paperwork for single lorry of fish

The realities of Brexit for the UK fishing industry

For the UK fishing industry, Brexit is so far proving disastrous, with mountains of new paperwork and huge losses of income due to the new regulations. 

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2021 pharma cold chain predictions

Leading pharma firm Pelican BioThermal makes three key predictions for the pharma cold chain in 2021.

The pharma cold chain has never been under such close scrutiny as now: leading US pharma firm Pelican BioThermal makes three key predictions for the pharma cold chain in 2021, against the backdrop of the global vaccine transportation and storage challenge.

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Opinion: what does 2021 hold for the international fresh fruit market?

Opinion: what does 2021 hold for the international fresh produce market?

What does 2021 have in store for the fresh produce market? This opinion piece explores the potential impact of sustainability, changing shopping habits, the rise of agritech and the impact of Brexit and tariffs on fresh produce trade.

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Tasty Returns for firms that invest in cold chain technology

With the global smart food logistics market projected to more than double by 2025, companies in the cold chain logistics sector face pressure to invest in automation and digitisation

The cold chain logistics sector is coming under mounting pressure to invest in automation and digitisation, against the backdrop of market and regulatory dynamics and the increased importance of technology in cold chains.

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Brexit threatens West African banana exports

Brexit results in tariffs on Fairtrade bananas from West Africa, threatening a trade agreement and putting farmers' livelihoods at risk

Despite an agreement struck on New Year’s Eve between the UK and Ghana, levies are being charged on banana imports to the UK from West Africa. Banana exporters from Ghana and UK shipping firms are losing money on deliveries, with thousands of rural jobs now potentially at risk in the developing country.

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Challenge of global vaccine distribution

Safely and expeditiously supplying COVID-19 vaccines to the majority of the world’s adult population of more than five billion will be the most formidable logistics challenge ever tackled in peacetime. Are we ready?

Safely and expeditiously supplying COVID-19 vaccines to the majority of the world’s adult population of more than five billion will be the most formidable logistics challenge ever tackled in peacetime. Such a logistics challenge requires a new approach and this article asks the simple question: are we ready?

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Port of Sète invites tenders for its Fruit Terminal

Port of Sète launches a call for tender for its Fruit Terminal, inviting operators to submit their tenders for the refrigerated warehouse

The large refrigerated warehouse is just 40 meters from the quay at the Port of Sète and has a capacity of 15,000 pallets. To find out more,  view the terms of reference and to submit a tender, click Read More below.

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