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The Importance of Cold Storage

A fundamental part of our lives the food we eat. Therfore the quality and conservation of this is vital. There has been many items in the news recently that have condemned famous restaurants due to food safety and hygiene. 

Cold storage is an essential part of preserving and extending the life of foods such as vegetables, fish and meat and has been for many years. It was the caveman who started realizing that the food caught from the jungle could be preserved in the best of its state when stored in packed ice or caves.

Restaurant Grade Storage

Today, we would not live or even imagine life without a cold storage unit of some sort. Try to imagine what it would be like for businesses such as restaurants, bars, cafes and more importantly, supermarkets to survive without one or two units of cold storage. 

Cold storage units are fundamental to any supermarket. From packaging to the shop floor, refrigerators and freezers are used to maintain the quality of the product. This is what’s known as the “cold chain”. A cold chain is what supermarkets and other businesses use to ensure their products are of the highest quality and safe to consume once it reaches the consumer.

What about the rest of the world?

Only recently has Asia followed the rest of the world selling frozen goods. As consumers become more affluent, the infrastructure to support the cold chain helps it expand year on year.

In China, for example, the frozen food market grew from nearly $10 billion in 2007 to an estimated $16 billion in 2012.

This proves again another importance to cold storage within the industry that the corporate businesses can’t give the cold shoulder.

Supplied by CRS Mobile Cold Storage, a business will find any cold storage unit to fit any business relying on providing cold produce. If your business finds itself on the road a lot, CRS offer meat rail portable store, useful if you’re trading in markets all over the country.  If you’re looking to cut down on overheads CRS offer blast freezers which come in three energy capacities which freezes up to two tonnes in under 36 hours. 

If your business depends on cold storage units and you now realise the importance of having efficient, reliable cold storage units CRS Mobile Cold Storage have a wide range to suit your every business need. If you would like to speak to a member of the team to discuss your storage needs and how their cold storage units can help improve your business, please speak to a member of the team by calling 0800 085 2298.

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