Fresh-cuts benefit from powerful new Precooler / Recooler

The shelf life of fresh-cut is more important than for fresh for a variety of reasons. Fresh-cut’s price per pound is greater, and therefore waste and markdowns are more costly. Its shelf-life is usually less to start with as well, and it runs the risk of foodborne illnesses if left too warm for too long. The “Fresh-Cut Precooler” is the...

Able Freight Adds Precooling To Honolulu Facility

When Able Freight went looking to add precooling to its Honolulu facility, they needed something powerful but portable. The Jet Precooler fit their needs perfectly. “It’s so convenient,” said Kapu Kiyuna, Able Freight’s station manager in Honolulu. “Depending on how much product we have holding in our warehouse, we can set it up pretty much anywhere in our refrigerated warehouse.”...

Organically Grown praises Jet Precooler’s efficiency

Many thanks to The Packer for running our story about working with Organically Grown in Oregon! Organically Grown is the largest organic produce wholesaler in the Pacific Northwest. As the company had been continuing to grow, Organically Grown project manager Anthony Seran went looking for a way to upgrade his facility’s precooling capabilities. Seran chose our Jet-Ready Precooler, and the...

New Precooler Boasts Shorter Times, Greater Airflow

Global Cooling Inc. has introduced a new portable precooler – the Jet-Ready Precooler. The Jet Precooler is a forced air cooling tunnel that is said to provide greater air flow and shorter precooling times than the typical farm-built cooler. The Jet-Ready features a Carboline coating and a dial thermometer and is NSF-approved for potable water. NSF International is a global...

New Jet-Ready Precooler aims to revolutionize precooling of produce

Global Cooling Inc. has announced the introduction of its new portable forced air precooler – the JetReady Precooler. The Jet Precooler is a forced air cooling tunnel that provides greater air flow and shorter precooling times than the typical farm-built cooler. The Jet-Ready is new and improved with a Carboline coating, NSF-approved for potable water, and a dial thermometer. Precooling...

EE. UU.: Cosecha histórica de cerezas gracias a unos prerrefrigeradores

Según una nota de prensa, Orchard View, de The Dalles, Oregón (EE. UU.), ha batido su propio récord de frutas con una cosecha de unas 14.000 toneladas en 2016, 4.000 toneladas más de lo habitual. David Ortega, director de actividades de envasado de Orchard View, explica que el aumento se debe a su gran inversión en mejorar la tecnología de...

Cherry packer has record harvest and packout with help from new precoolers

The cherry specialist, nestled in the picturesque hills of The Dalles, Oregon, broke its own record for fruit harvested. According to a press release, Orchard View harvested about 14,000 tons of fruit in 2016 – 4,000 tons more than its usual crop. David Ortega, Orchard View’s Director of Packing Operations, said the increase was supported by a major investment that...

Florida produce company uses Precoolers to beat the heat

Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” because of its abundant sunshine and steamy weather. The sun can also make it tough on produce growers and sales companies. “You’ve got to precool the product if you want to give it some shelf life,” said Cameron White, of Fresh Start Produce Sales Company, headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida. The company specializes...

Portable Precooler System Cools Cherries In Hour

One compliment we get often from our customers goes something like this: “Woah. Your precoolers move a lot of air in a hurry.” But what exactly does that mean for the quality and shelf-life of your product? During a study we conducted on cherries in the Pacific Northwest, we determined that our precoolers produce about eight times as much as...