The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Refrigerator Cases

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Freezes and coolers with doors keeps products fresher longer and slashes energy bills. These doors are often removable, allowing stores to customize the display during times of high traffic, like holidays.

ClosedDoorrefrigLeaving these freezers and coolers uncovered can lead to some expensive results. Products in open, uncovered coffin/bunker style freezers and coolers are more likely to reach unsafe, warmer temperatures than if their display case was covered; this can lead to food waste and employees needing to spend more time restocking supplies. Additionally, the open cases are much less efficient, creating higher energy costs for the grocery store.

Check out our most recent The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Refrigerator Cases to learn more about how you can save your supermarket money and reduce food waste through better refrigeration practices.

Engaging your employees and educating them on the sustainability impacts of your machinery and choices is one of the many benefits of enrolling in the Grocery Stewardship Certification.  Please email us at gsc@manomet.org to learn more about how your store or grocery chain can get started!