Within the food processing industry, efficient temperature facilities during all storage stages is crucial to keep short-life products fresh. According to Farming UK, the value of the vegetable industry is expected to reach £3 billion by 2019, which is an increase of 2.1% since 2017. Organic vegetables have become more popular over the past few…

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With Christmas approaching and the increasing consumer demand for poultry, we look at how having effective cold storage can benefit your business. Last Christmas the UK alone consumed 10 million turkeys* and was the biggest ever for the poultry market, in both value and volume**, showing that fresh produce is still the UK’s first choice….

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This year, CB Refrigeration Ltd are celebrating 50 years in business! Founded in 1968, CB Refrigeration Ltd are industry experts in all aspects of refrigeration, including installation, service and product supply. Over the last 5 decades, we have provided turn-key cooling solutions, tailored to customer requirements within a variety of market sectors including hospitality, retail, food…

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Carrying out regular maintenance of your refrigerated equipment is key to maintaining an efficient refrigerated space. This week we follow one of our engineers onsite to find out what a refrigeration maintenance visit can look like? Choosing a good maintenance plan can help to lengthen the life of your refrigeration system and reduce running costs…

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If your meat or poultry business operates a refrigerated space, such as a chiller/freezer room(s); or at retail, a counter display refrigerator, you will know cool air can escape, for example with the constant opening and closing of doors. However, there are ways to combat these inefficiencies. Cooling inefficiencies are caused when the door of…

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CB Refrigeration Ltd are pleased to announce that Nick Franzen has recently joined the Company to help support the creation of new business initiatives. Forward thinking and dynamic, CB Refrigeration Ltd has developed into a business that is facing the challenges that are apparent in the refrigeration industry today. FGAS, carbon emission reduction and energy…

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Businesses in the meat and poultry trade will understand the crucial responsibility of chilling and freezing food in order to store safe, quality meat products for consumers. CB Refrigeration Ltd install refrigeration systems to meet almost any application. We understand the need to both control temperature air flow and humidity within your sector. With additional…

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As we are approaching the summer months here in the UK, we thought we’d share our quick top tips for keeping your air conditioning unit running efficiently… Use a timer – Having the timer set to office hours will ensure no wastage of energy. Most modern air conditioning units have the facility to set timers…

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In 2014, new EU FGas regulations were introduced with a plan to cut the availability of HFCs. Here are 10 FAQs to help understand this topic. What is GWP and how does it work? GWP stands for ‘Global Warming Potential’ and the GWP number given to a refrigerant is a scale of its global warming…

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Our last blog went into detail about the importance of keeping on top of correct cold storage procedures and health and safety. Here at CB Refrigeration, we offer bespoke coldrooms tailored to meet your needs, along with advanced monitoring systems to ensure efficient long-term operation. Cold storage for fresh food Having an efficient coldroom tailored…

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