Viking Cold Named Food Logistics Top Green Provider for 3rd Year in a Row

June 18, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, Food Processing, News Articles, Supermarket

Food Logistics Top Green Providers 2019Viking Cold is proud to have been selected as one of Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers for the third year in a row.  We love that we are again being recognized for improving sustainability, adding resiliency, and better protecting food throughout the global cold chain. This year’s list showcases companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their operations and for their customers. Winners consists of 3PLs, technology companies, transportation providers, cold storage providers and many more that have upped their game to become leaders in the sustainable global food supply chain.

Food Logistics – Should Frozen Food Be a Battery?

May 23, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, Energy Storage, Food Processing, News Articles, Supermarket

Food as a battery for flywheeling Food Logistics Magazine

The May 2019 edition of Food Logistics includes an article outlining the risks of using frozen food as a battery for flywheeling. The article also discusses using Viking Cold’s Thermal Energy Storage systems as an alternative temperature capacitor to achieve even better flywheeling results, reduce the risks of flywheeling, and provide additional benefits. Utility-sponsored programs that can subsidize or entirely cover the system and installation costs are also discussed.

Grocery Business – Q&A with Viking Cold’s VP of Sales & Marketing, Collin Coker

May 20, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, News Articles, Supermarket

Grpcery busines QAGrocery Business recently published an interview with Viking Cold’s VP of Sales & Marketing, Collin Coker as part of their 2019 Equipment & Design Annual Report. The Annual Report is a comprehensive guide to help retailers create efficient, productive, tech-enabled stores. Coker outlines how Thermal Energy Storage adds efficiency to refrigeration, how our system’s thermal mass is different from the thermal mass of the food, and other benefits beyond saving energy.

Grocery Business – Are You Meeting Scope 1, 2, and 3 Emissions Goals Like Your Competitors?

April 17, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, Energy Storage, News Articles, Supermarket

TES for scope 3 emission goals

An article on the Grocery Business website describes the importance of understanding multiple categories of sustainability standards and why each Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 emissions goals are important for grocers to remain competitive. Learn more about the expectations of customers, competitors, investors, and even CPG brands for grocers to improve their sustainability.

SupplyChainDive.com – Why low-carbon warehouses are even more important than you thought

April 10, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, Food Processing, News Articles, Supermarket

scope 3 emissions solution

Do you know what Scope 3 emissions are? If you own or manage a warehouse then you should understand what these customer requirements are and how to meet them to keep your current customers and attract new customers. SupplyChianDive.com published an article about the increasing demand from CPG, retailers, and end consumers for distribution partners to become more sustainable and how warehouse operators can meet Scope 3 emissions standards.

Food Processing – How Refrigeration Systems Can Be Enhanced for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

March 26, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, Food Processing, News Articles, Supermarket

Food Processing Thermal Energy StorageFood and beverage manufacturing magazine Food Processing has published an article outlining innovations that improve refrigeration systems in food processing and food storage. Viking Cold’s thermal energy storage system is highlighted as one of the technologies providing efficiency and improving refrigeration operations.

Microgrid Knowledge highlights growing Thermal Energy Storage applications

March 25, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, Energy Storage, News Articles, Solar + Storage, Supermarket, Utility & Grid

Microgrid KnowledgeThis article on MicrogridKnowledge.com highlights the growing application of Thermal Energy Storage (TES) in refrigeration applications to lower the energy demand and the energy consumption of commercial and industrial refrigerated facilities. A number of Viking Cold projects are referenced including a California Energy Commission program inside a Whole Foods store with the goal of a Net Zero grocery store, pairing TES with onsite solar generation, and a demand management program with Massachusettes’ largest utility – Eversource.

Grocery Business – How Grocers Can Boost Sustainability, Store Traffic, and Profits

March 7, 2019 All News, Cold Storage, News Articles, Supermarket

Thermal energy storage for grocery sustainabilityConsumers are making buying decisions based on the sustainability of the brands they buy and the retailers that sell them. Not only are customers driving grocers to focus more on sustainability, but being sustainable can also drive profits. Grocery Business posted an article describing how TES helps grocers reach sustainability goals faster and improve the bottom line.

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