Cold Link Africa July/August 2017

ISSN 2412-7779 R65.55 INCORPORATING COLD CHAIN One consolidated voice for the refrigeration industry VOL. 02 - No.06 | July / August 2017 PRODUCER PROCESSOR TRANSPORTER DISTRIBUTOR RETAILER CONSUMER 6 NEWS End of a chapter for Minus 40 18 EVENTS Industry celebrates OTTC’s 25th anniversary 27 Thermal test chamber – a step towards food safety By John Ackermann The culmination of four years of hard work resulted in a newly launched test chamber for refrigerated vehicles (the first in Africa), which was officially transferred to the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) on 23 May 2017. PROJECT Southern Cold Storage – smart efficiency 35 FEATURE Innovation to reduce operating costs Continued on page 10 COLD LINK AFRICA • July | August 2017 1