Old Dominion Organic Farms pivots into fresh produce

Jordan Brandon’s father and grandfather focused their farming efforts on tobacco and a handful of crops grown to eventually become animal feed. After taking over the family business 10 years ago, Brandon made a pivot into fresh produce. “I was looking to diversify and ensure that our farm was sustainable. While moving into new ventures, I wanted to use the...

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...