Benefits of Natural Cold Store
– A Natural Cold Store is an indigenous storage unit with carbon wall used for keeping fresh fruits and vegetables. It works on the principle of evaporative cooling technology. The carbon is a product of pyrolysis of tree branches and other carbonaceous waste materials.
– It’s a sustainable postharvest solution contributing to food quality and food security.
– It only requires zero energy to work, i.e. no need for electricity to run the system.
– It’s a climate smart and zero emission technology.
– It helps to remove field heat, ethylene gas and odorous gases from harvested produce (responsible for fresh produce deterioration).
– It extends fresh produce shelf life.