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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When working in the retail sector, it is important to keep on top of correct cold storage procedures and health and safety. Here are a few simple tips that could save you money as well as providing the best fresh products for your customers. Keeping Food Fresh Cooked and raw products in storage should never…

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A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd. is one of the largest family-owned businesses in the UK, having been established over 100 years ago. With food and drink being at the core of their ever-changing business, over the years they have expanded into the retail, wholesale and distribution sectors. A.F. Blakemore is also the largest division of…

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Masterchef has produced some well-known names over the years, two of which include Tom Whitaker and Dhruv Baker. Both appeared on the show in 2010, Tom being a finalist and Dhruv winning the competition. Since then, their passion for food has continued to grow, with their latest venture being in the art of charcuterie, pates…

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As a professional within the food and drinks industry, you will be aware that optimum quality products require optimum quality storage, this means that a cellar must be kept at a constant temperature of between 11.5˚c and 13.5˚c. Achieving this range of temperature range can account for up to 50% of total energy required for…

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